Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by jmonge, Mar 29, 2009.
i need a free light,strong firewall with hips that doesnt slow my pc at anytime,thanks
malware defender is a firewall right, not happy with their FW?....i guess you're using it right now since it is on your siggy.
Maybe http://www.ghostsecurity.com/ghostwall/ in bound protection only, no support and you would probably need to tweak it for maximum protection/speed.
ah?oh it is for another pc and i dont want to buy any firewall at this moment ,i wasnt to clear about it
i was thinking about the windows vista firewall controlnever used it, any advise?thanks
I've been running windows vista firewall control for over a year. Nothing wrong with it, simple firewall that's it.
Defaults to 'disable all', so if there is an attempt to connect outbound, and you make a mistake and don't see the popup/alert (and hit enter), the connection is blocked.
No HIPS though. But you might not need it given the other programs you use.
Run it with prevx edge (monitor program behaviour), you could add avast if you want website alerts, sandboxie for your browsing, and you'll be flying.
Almost zero system impact. If you want HIPS, go with the two best free firewalls, Online Armor or Comodo.
Comodo D+ ?
One note, if you use vista firewall control, set all your browsers to 'outgoing only'. Programs like sandboxie, prevx/AV should be set to 'enable all'.
is it good for vista?
Version 2.8.3 should be okay as long as you run LUA in quiet mode and add Norton UAC tool to compensate for it (also more user friendly), see https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1434356&postcount=4411. Install GW with UAC off.
When using Norton UAC you can skip Spyware Terminator.
When you want to be notified when an program chooses outbound, install Vista FW control free and set Network to confidential in resources in stead of limited for trusted (I made it absolutely quiet, using the unfriendy option of GW that it does not ask with restrict for limited set for network).
There is a new Online Armor RC available here. I installed it this morning and it runs much lighter than previous versions of OA. Definitely worth trying.
what about Geswall free+spyware terminator+UAC off?
does geswall free has outbound protection?thanks
hi,what is online armor rc?thanks
Sorry...it is their latest release candidate. It was just released for public beta today. I think they are very close to formal release.
ah,i see are they still using the run safer option cause i love that idea to run IE runsafer thanks
Yes, run safer is still an option in both the free and paid versions.
i think this is a must keepi will give this a try in the vista laptop is it compatible with vista 32 bit?thanks again do you know if they fixed the start up delay problem?
what do they mean by OA Free Logging version or just OA Free?thanks
i am thinking of running Online armor beta and Defensewall/and malwarebytes pro,i hope i dont get any conflicts or slow down
what do you guys think?Defensewall+online armor+malwarebytes pro,is this fine any advise on this set up?kees advised me GesWall but i got Defensewall active so it will not be a good idea to have geswall and defensewall at same time
I use OA and DW without any problems.
are you usuing a beta or regular realease? do you noticed any start up slow down?thanks
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