Zonealarm vs. Windows Firewall

  EFC1878 22:16 17 Jan 2006
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Looking at my zonealarm settings I notice that ther eis a tick in the box 'disable windows firewall'

Is this the norm?

Is there any advanatage or indeed issue with running both e.g. would they conflict?

  VoG II 22:20 17 Jan 2006

Disable Windows Firewall.

  EFC1878 23:01 17 Jan 2006

It is currently disabled so I will leave it as it is.

I assume from your response that conflicts can occur if 2 firewalls are running and that you would select zonealarm over windows firewall

  SG Atlantis® 23:17 17 Jan 2006

yes to both parts of your question.

windows firewall is useless it affords basic one way protection to those who don't take security seriously. Leave it disabled and run Zone Alarm.

  woodchip 23:22 17 Jan 2006

Windows Firewall is about as much use as a chocolate bobby

  EFC1878 23:24 17 Jan 2006

I am convinced

  eqskey 09:07 18 Jan 2006

And Zone Alarm?Most pc users don't know who is knocking at the door but they always say 'yes' to
Zone Alarm and "let them in anyway".

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