Firewall for playing online

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by EuroIcer, Aug 20, 2007.

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  1. EuroIcer

    EuroIcer Registered Member

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    Hey,
    I need a firewall which doesn't need too many ressources because I want to play online with it. I had Agnitum Outpost before (which was really good). But I need a new one now. I already tried Zone Alarm but that was the worst I've ever tried. Does anybody know good firewalls?
    Thanks in advance:D
     
  2. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    try LooknStop or Sygate
     
  3. EuroIcer

    EuroIcer Registered Member

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    Doesn't Sygate belong to Symantec which was bought from Zone Alarm?
     
  4. WSFuser

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    Symantec bought Sygate, but you can still find downloads for teh firewall. and BTW Sygate is not related to ZoneAlarm.
     
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    Not too sure if this helps but i just use my hardware firewall for online gaming. Its fast and uses 0 resources :)
     
  7. YeOldeStonecat

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    Same here.

    If you feel you need a beefier firewall than just plain NAT, built a linux based router such as Endian or Untangle or IPCop w/Copfilter.
     
  8. Bls440

    Bls440 Registered Member

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    A Hardware firewall would be the best solution.
    You can also add another extra layer of protection using Windows FW.

    If you're only looking for a software firewall, or just can't afford a router, I'd suggest you Look N stop or Jetico 2 !

    Cheers
     
  9. InfinityAz

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    Same here.
     
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    Personally I have not had much problems with games and all the firewalls I`ve tested but for some reason I prefer Look´n´stop. It is so simple, if by any chance you wont get any popup when the online game wants to connect to the server you just go to the log and allow it with a right click. Then I edit the rule and tell it to only allow the connection when the game .exe is loaded.
     
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