computer hanging- efficiency good/bad???

  ReyesKing 17:22 23 Jan 2005

just wanted to know i have microsoft sp2 security centre, norton internet security 2005 and adaware se do i need my sygate firewall aswell? if i do, how can i maximise its efficiency and does zonealarm take up less space resources wise on my computer? Its just as recently upon log off and shutdown the computer has been hanging at please wait and then hanging before it logs off/ shuts down. I use W XP Home, 512 MB RAM, 2.70 ghz processor.thankyou

  ReyesKing 17:33 23 Jan 2005


  Carpigiani 17:46 23 Jan 2005

The windows built in firewall only blocks incoming traffic & so is not as affective as dedicated firewall software.

If you do install Sygate disable the windows firewall. Also Windows security centre does not recognise Sygate so you will need to turn off the security centre alerts.

I personally prefer Sygate to Zone Alarm.

As for shutdown problems click here

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