Pumas 15:59 19 Sep 2003

Is there an efective free firewall that will protect me when connected through LAN? I have a router which is connected through my ethernet port.

I had zonealarm but this didn't work or made my computer unstable.

Is the windows (XP) firewall enough?



  AndySD 16:09 19 Sep 2003

Most new small routers have an inbuilt firewall. But if yours hasent then I prefer Sygate but there are others click here

  Pumas 16:21 19 Sep 2003

Mine doesn't.

I have installed sygate and it works fine.



  Pumas 00:45 20 Sep 2003

No matter what I do with settings I can't get a stealth result on shields up. How can I?

  AndySD 07:50 20 Sep 2003

Does it tell you which ports are showing open?

  Pumas 13:52 20 Sep 2003

No ports are showing open but all are showing closed.

When I had zonealarm with my old USB modem they all showed stealth and this is what is recommended by Shields up.

How can I get the results to show all stealth again?

  AndySD 14:40 20 Sep 2003

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