Firewall advice please

  SAL50 11:13 12 May 2005

I have recently installed avast anti virus and would like advise on a compatible firewall. I have windows xp and service pack 2 which has its own firewall but believe I need extra cover. Any help would be appreciated.

  pompyx 11:18 12 May 2005

I having been using SYGATE with avast with good results, also I have used AVG, separately of course, again with good results both have a free edition

  Pooke100 11:26 12 May 2005

another vote for sygate free firewall!

  Pooke100 11:26 12 May 2005

another vote for sygate free firewall!

  pompyx 21:12 12 May 2005

Apologies SAL50, I meant ZONEALARM not AVG you will have to put it down to my age

  7 of 6 ;o)|||||||||||( 21:14 12 May 2005

Sygate & Avast get my vote also.

  7 of 6 ;o)|||||||||||( 21:16 12 May 2005

But remember to turn off Windows firewall before installing & using Sygate.

  Jak_1 21:18 12 May 2005

Have been using Zonealarm for the last 5 years, one of the best and a freebie.

  dogbreath1 21:23 12 May 2005

I'm with Jak_1. Have used Avast with Zone Alarm for ages. No problems. Any thoughts on Kerio anyone?

  Belatucadrus 21:35 12 May 2005

Kerio is good, been using it with avast for some time now. No problems.

  Dipso 21:38 12 May 2005

I had compatibility issues between these two. I now have AVG and ZA.

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