Zonealarm and Vista Problem

  Les 23:43 21 Dec 2007

I've just bought a Toshiba laptop, it has the Vista Home Premium OS installed. I have just downloaded the free Zonealarm file from Major Geeks. The file title is _70_462_000_en.exe. When trying to install this on the laptop a message comes on screen telling me that (Quote: "This check point product is not compatible with Windows Vista Operating System" and the installation is then stopped.

Anyone have a clue why this should be when the file is listed on the MajorGeeks web site as compatible with Vista?

  [email protected] 01:48 22 Dec 2007

click here
download from here and confirm it's vista and you get the firewall without the other clutter.

  skidzy 09:52 22 Dec 2007

Les it looks like you have the correct version (7).

When trying to install this,right click the .exe and run as admin.

  Halmer 10:00 22 Dec 2007

he correct version for Vista is 7.1..........somethingorother

  Halmer 10:01 22 Dec 2007
  Halmer 10:03 22 Dec 2007
  skidzy 10:05 22 Dec 2007

My apologies Les,Halmer is correct click here

  Halmer 10:08 22 Dec 2007

It is a bit confusing though.

Presumably the Major Geeks reference is just inaccurate?

  Les 11:28 22 Dec 2007

First, thanks to you both for your replies.

Let me explain what I am doing. The laptop that I'm trying to install Zonealarm on is new and not yet on Broadband. So, I'm using my desktop to download the files mentioned by each of you - then copying, via a dongle, to the laptop and then installing from there. Possibly this is why I'm in trouble for both the links were unsuccessful - stopping, in each case, at 12%.

When, in XP, I have used the above method Zonealarm has installed with no bother - should Vista be different?

  Les 11:30 22 Dec 2007

Could it be that the program, at the 12% point is trying to contact Zonealarm - failing to do so for there is no connection at the moment.

  Halmer 12:58 22 Dec 2007

Can't be 100% positive but i think that ZA installs without the need for a connection so this wouldn't explain the 12% issue.

have you tried to install version 7.1 on the laptop?

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