Comodo or Zone Alarm free?

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  1. jmonge

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    ok i need some firewall that works good with defensewall untill i get my outbound protection for defensewall hips:thumb: now which firewall will work good and not slow down my pc?comodo or zone alarm?any recomendations will be very apreciated.any experience,thanks in advance:thumb:
    note:i also have mamutu any conflicts?
     
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    I think both would give good enough protection. If you need more control, Comodo with D+, but just for solid, simple protection, I've never had a problem with Zone Alarm (uninstall issues aside).
     
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    thanks:thumb: did you experience any slow down?thanks
     
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    I didn't have any slowdown whatsoever with either product. I can't say whether either conflicts with Mamatu since I haven't yet had either firewall coupled with it.
     
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    I think you don't need either one of them. Considering u have DefenseWall + Mamutu.
     
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    I would agree.
     
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    You can also throw PC Tools FW in there if you're looking for a nice free fw that has negligible slowdown.
     
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    Hi Guys.

    You can use Comodo Firewall (firewall only without Defense+), Which will work well with DefenseWall to create your own NETWORK rules.

    Comodo Firewall should use about 7MB Ram on your system.
     
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    pc tools FW and Comodo FW would probably be good choices, neither of them gave me to much slowdowns, although Comodo firewall was a TINY bit slower.
     
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    thanks
     
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    for outbound?
     
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    good idea,like it:thumb: beta 5 maybe :thumb:
     
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    does pctools have hips?beta 5?like D+ in comodo?
     
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    i know that threatfire is kind of junk at the moment but does any one will recomend it with defensewall and does it have outbound protection at all?
     
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    i know it may be offtopic but what about Ashampoo free firewall?
     
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    i tried ashampoo e few days ago and it destroyed my computer.
     
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    ahhhhho_O :thumbd: how?woooo?scaryo_O the free or pro?
     
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    i dont know if mamutu has outbound protectiono_O maybe it has not sure any advises?
     
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    I use Ashampoo Free right now. It's extremely light, far lighter than ZA if you do p2p. Almost 0 CPU time and 16MB RAM under heavy load.

    The problem is, sometimes it conflicts with other security applications. I used to have a very hard conflict with past TF versions (system lock).

    So, it's all about compatibility. If it's compatible with the rest of your setup, then it's a great simple,very light firewall to use behind router (it doesn't stealth ports).
     
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    i noticed that.it is fast and it works just fine with mamutu and defensewall,i just install it:thumb: let's see what happen,thanks
     
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    i also noticed that it is not recognized as firewall by the security center,i have xp2 it is normal?
     
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    I have XP SP3, but i 've no idea, since the first thing i do when i install windows is to disable the security center. Total waste of CPU and Ram.

    Since they didn't update much the firewall, i am not surprised that it's not recognised. Both pro and free versions have seen very little development in time. Probably they forgot to fix this "detail".
     
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    ok i see,this one is very stable:thumb: my pc is fast so far:thumb:
     
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    i noticed you have twister also,does this one have hips fuction like D+?thanks
     
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    When it doesn't conflict, it's stable alright! I have had Ashampoo running with p2p 24h a day and never crashed.

    No, it has a behaviour blocker module. More like Mamutu or Threatfire, but i believe it to be less capable than these 2, since these are specialised, while in Twister it's just a module out of 3 (Av, behaviour blocker, registry protector).

    SSM is more like D+.
     
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