majorly annoying problem with zone alarm!

  theresnogoodnamesleft 00:45 06 Oct 2005
Locked

hi, the problem i am having is that zonealarm has pretty much suddenly decided to mess up my internet connection. it's not that there is any major threat that it is doing this though.

i connect wirelessly to my wanadoo livebox, but it has just recently started blocking my computer from accessing the livebox, without giving me the option of preventing this.

when it does this, my internet basically dies, i cant load anywebpages, i think it also messes with online games i am playing too.

does anyone know why it is doing this, or what i can do to make it change? i couldn't find any option to make it not interfere with the wanadoo connection.

currently am using windows firewall with zonealarm off, and internet, etc, is fine.


thanks for any help

  johnnyrocker 00:52 06 Oct 2005

get shot of za and get sygate like i did when za started giving me loads of grief.

johnny.

  theresnogoodnamesleft 01:13 06 Oct 2005

yeah, my flatmate was telling me he had zonealarm a while ago and it went all crappy, za was fine for a while but i cant stand it now so ill give the sygate one a run.

thanks

  wilco33 04:55 06 Oct 2005

I'm using ZA as well & have had similar problems
with it.How/where do I find Sygate ?

  northumbria61 14:53 06 Oct 2005

Scrap Zone Alarm and get System Mechanic 5 from IOLO Technologies.(available as free download with option to purchase) That will sort things out for you. However you can't run both as they conflict.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

Print designer Kelly Anna on confident mark making & modern femininity

New iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs rumours

Comment créer, utiliser et supprimer son compte Facebook ?