Outgoing connections not being blocked with an exception

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by Newb888_1, Aug 6, 2018.

  1. Newb888_1

    Newb888_1 Registered Member

    Aug 5, 2018
    This issue has been driving me mad for several days now. I have run malware scans using malwarebytes and SuperAntispyware and no issues have been reported. I ran Netrepair Adapter and selected all options.

    Despite all this, when I try to run a 3rd party Firewall, it won't block all traffic despite selecting it do so. The only exception was ZoneAlarm and Windows Firewall. However, with ZA, I got an application error after a day or two....which I know, made me think malware.

    A bit of a background. It was by accident that I noticed my existing firewall, Private Firewall wasn't blocking traffic when in the past it was.

    I installed Comodo firewall and same thing. It gives me a false positive that it's blocking all traffic but when I select random sites in my Chrome or any other browser, I can still connect.

    Any idea how to resolve my issue? I'm running Windows 7 Pro btw.
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2018
  2. moredhelfinland

    moredhelfinland Registered Member

    Mar 31, 2009
    Zonealarm uses its own firewall filter driver so its quite interestin "The only exception was ZoneAlarm and Windows Firewall".
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