64 bit alternative to Online Armor?

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  1. wearetheborg

    wearetheborg Registered Member

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    Online Armor doesnt have a XP-64 bit version --- is their any free XP-64 bit alternative? I liked its program guard with dropmyrights feature.

    I'm also interested in knowing about the alternative to OA-free in general.
     
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    CIS, Outpost, Zonealarm. You can pick any firewall and then add sandboxie free w/ dropmyrights or just dropmyrights program. Zonealarm is pretty good and its program guard is great.
     
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    Good call icr. Forgot about that one. Its also a good firewall. Good apllication control.
     
  5. justenough

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    I guess you know about the /dragonslayer 64bit beta available for the non-free Online Armor Premium and ++, which each have 1 month trials.
     
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    private firewall is 32/64 bits compatible
     
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    OA will work with Dragonslayer trigger. And in case you didn't already know, a 64-bit version will be available soon as Emsisoft has aquired OA.
     
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    If you need a pure firewall (without HIPS, anti- modules, etc) and you can afford to pay for it then I would strongly recommend you Look 'n' Stop.
     
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    I'm actually looking for a firewall or other software with some lightweight HIPS/anti-module protection.

    Unfortunately Sandboxie does not work on XP-64.
     
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    Cant wait for the 64 bit version --- hope it works for XP-64!!
     
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    So the (free) contenders are
    1. private firewall (seems interesting, in contention for my win 7 64 instal, but not for XP-64).
    2. PC Tools
    3. Zone Alarm
    4. Outpost
    5. Comodo Internet Security

    I like some system protection.

    So what would you guys prefer? :D
    And why?
     
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  12. justenough

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    The only one on that list that I've used was PC Tools, and it worked without any problem on my 64 system.
     
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    PC Tools under W7 has no Hips but works great, In fact they all work pretty well. ZoneAlarm is a really strong Contender, So is Comodo. But Im not so sure about Private Firewall, however there are some people in this forum who use & lilke it.
     
  14. wearetheborg

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    Woah, CIS includes a sandbox? Suhweet
     
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    comodo+;)
     
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    I think there is also Jetico, free and paid.
    I would go for L 'n' S, or Outpost.
     
  18. Brummelchen

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    right that far - but 32bit version is good for 64bit!
    get the statements from Mike here to that!
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/search.php?do=finduser&u=34074

    http://support.online-armor.com/showthread.php?t=6308
    wrong - SB works for 64 bit but it does not have the same full power
    as on 32bit due patchguard.
    http://www.sandboxie.com/index.php?NotesAbout64BitEdition

    i dont where you read this lies but you should ask someone before you drop such lines.
     
  19. ExtremeGamerBR

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    PC Tools Firewall Plus is very great! :D
     
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    I think you're wrong there Brummelchen. Last time I checked XP 64bit was not supported by Sandboxie. Vista and 7 64bit were, but not XP 64bit, at least not officially.
     
  21. wearetheborg

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    From your own link:
    "Starting with version 3.44, Sandboxie offers full support for 64-bit editions of Windows Vista with Service Pack 1, and Windows 7."

    I said
    XYZ**

    **where XYZ= Red Foreman's favorite word
    :D

    PS: OA free does not yet work in 64 bit.
     
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    There is of course the "free"2 way MS firewall that comes with W7.

    The work to create outbound rules for it has to be done by you although even there there are tools to help.

    To complement that you could use the free PeerBlock tool and a strong AV from the top 5 performers.

    There are threads on these in the firewall forum.

    Depends on how much work you want to do or how many of OA features you feel you need to emulate.

    With EUA nothing new executes without your concurrence so that in itself is a very big upgrade in security.
     
  23. wearetheborg

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    Ugh, EUA is??
     
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    Look 'n Stop is my suggestion. The most lightweighted with a small amount of HIPS in it. Native x64 as well. :)
     
  25. wearetheborg

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    But its not free :p
     
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