help me find a firewall plz

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by gatorade, Jan 5, 2007.

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  1. gatorade

    gatorade Registered Member

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    I'm just looking for something that's light on resources, passes the leaktests, allows you to see which applications have access to the internet and lets you choose to enable/disable their access. Something that will allow me to be connectable using utorrent is also a must.
     
  2. acr1965

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    If you have patience, then go with Jetico.
     
  3. vhick

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    for average user, go with comodo firewall.

    after some learning, go for jetico because its for advance user...
     
  4. twl845

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    For any user use Comodo.
     
  5. henryg

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    Outpost Pro is the way to go.... a solid firewall.
     
  6. Pedro

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    You don't just ask something like this lol. You'll be spamed!:D
    Comodo:-*
     
  7. Franklin

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    Look'n'Stop.One process at around 7 meg and seems to fill all your other requirements.
     
  8. dallen

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    I like Zone Alarm, but the minute you said "light on resources" I would say that ZA may not be what you're looking for. I would take a good look at Online Armor's firewall. It is very light on resources. Some of the other suggestions (Outpost, Jetico, Comodo) are probably a little more mature in their development, but that may or may not be significant.
     
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    Do you already have a hardware firewall/router? if not I would start there and perhaps add something like ProSecurity to handle outgoing.
     
  10. Banshee

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    Jetico1 or outpost imo
     
  11. beads

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    It really depends on how much you want to learn/fuss with a firewall. If your willing to put in the effort then Jetico would be the way to go.

    - beads
     
  12. ESQ_ERRANT

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    I tried several. I find Jetico1.0 to work best for me.
     
  13. gatorade

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    would love to but I don't own the router heh

    looks like theres 3 options, outpost, comado?, and looknstop

    if theres no more, i'm gonna start a poll and just start trying them out based on popularity
     
  14. gatorade

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    questions about kav's firewall (the one that comes with internet security)

    "questions about kav's firewall (the one that comes with internet security)"

    Is the firewall any good? Would it interfere with any other firewall I choose to install? If so, I shouldn't install the firewall that comes with kav and instead install the one I choose, correct?
     
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    Re: questions about kav's firewall (the one that comes with internet security)

    Yes, correct. Using more then one firewall at the same time /machine is a bad idea. KIS (Kaspersky Internet Security) firewall is quite good, in my opinion.

    Firewall Leak Tester rates it quite high!
     
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    Why not try all three of them and see whats best for you? :) Popularity may not bet the answer for your needs.
     
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    Re: questions about kav's firewall (the one that comes with internet security)

    Is the firewall any good?

    Alot of people don't like the firewall that comes with KIS, the test results show a different story best bet would be to try it for yourself.
    I don't have a problem with the firewall, I use everything with KIS except for the anti-spam feature.

    Would it interfere with any other firewall I choose to install?

    Yes, KIS not only has a firewall but other features such as PDM that will most likely interfere with another firewalll or some other behavior blocker/HIPS

    If so, I shouldn't install the firewall that comes with kav and instead install the one I choose, correct?

    Use whichever one you want, just dont enable the firewall feature if you decide to use KIS, you can always enable the firewall if you want to use it in the future.
     
  19. farmerlee

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    If you want something free and lightweight then jetico 1 is the answer. I'm no firewall expert and i don't find jetico too hard to use. Yeah there are a lot of pop ups to begin with but after its all setup it runs great.
     
  20. Ghost_ARCHER

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    Everyone should post the footprint of their firewall. These information is not available from firewallleaktester.com or matousec.com

    Jetico version 1.0.1.61

    8,204k
     
  21. EASTER.2010

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    Many safe ones but only one can stay put and at any one time. LoL

    Kerio 2.15 believer here for going on 3 years straight now, "BUT" as of today courtesy yesterday's new announcement, have completely transitioned over to the much acclaimed and now very popular C.O.M.O.D.O.........:thumb:

    ...and loving every minute of it. Light on resources but STRONG on Defense and Shielding. Plus offers a ton of information so you're not left groping in the dark as to who, what, why, where, and how. :D
     
  22. twl845

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    Easter2010 - Welcome to Comodo. I hope it's good for you. :D
     
  23. EASTER.2010

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    Thanks. So do i.

    I already went thru the pain and discomfort of firewall issues a few years ago with Zone Alarm and have never looked back. I'll continue to hold up Kerio 2.15 as one of the "Best" though outdated and much forgotten about firewalls to ever float around cyber-links as freeware, "BUT", times do change and advancements sooner or later surface that warrant absolute attention.

    Looks like COMODO is gotten plenty of that lately. Did i mention a ton of posts proclaiming COMPLETE SATISFACTION also?

    Nice effort COMODO!
     
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