PrivateFirewall V7.0.28.1 Released Today

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by kdcdq, Jun 1, 2012.

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  1. Spiedbot

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    Salut,



    Pour les gens qui testent beaucoup de firewalls ou d'antivirus, il est important de savoir qu'une simple désinstallation n'est pas suffisante, il faut aller dans le registre et nettoyer toutes les clés, même les legacy..., surtout avec Zonealarm.

    Sinon même un pare feu sain comme Privatefirewall peut entrer en conflit au niveau des pilotes.


    For people who are testing many firewalls or antivirus, it is important to know that a simple uninstall is not enough, go into the registry and clean all the keys, even the legacy..., especially with Zonealarm.

    If not even a healthy firewall as Privatefirewall may conflict to the level of the drivers.
     
  2. hogndog

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    I'm thinking others will agree that the Revo Uninstaller is right there at the top as far as a good uninstaller goes.. :)

    Thanks..
    Hogndog
     
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    Dangerous tool.
     
  4. The Red Moon

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    Pity revo doesnt uninstall 64bit apps.well the free version anyway.

    How is revo a dangerous tool.?:blink:
     
  5. moontan

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    even on a clean machine PF freeze the whole machine after install.
    and i'm not the only one, many people seems to have the same problem if you read online reviews of PF.

    i tried it a few years ago and it was the same problem.
     
  6. The Red Moon

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    I attempted for the third time to install and it installed just fine.Admittedly it froze but only for a minute or two and then it worked just fine.I dont know why my previous attempts failed but i succeeded this time.Only thing that concerned was the shields up test which revealed i had two open ports.i dont know the correct configuration.so for now ive imaged this and shall look into how to configure this properly.:thumb:
     
  7. Spiedbot

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    Salut,



    (google traduction...)

    Do not use so-called 'facilitators' tool.

    Clean the registry by hand, if it is known to do.

    Do not combine protection tools, 1 antivirus + 1 firewall, nothing else, behavioral antivirus software with Blocker can conflict with a firewall which also has a behavioral Blocker ("HIPS", "IDS"...).

    Parental control of WLM can interfere with, some also Nvidia network options.

    Type sfc /scannow in the command prompt and then entered.
     
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  8. Syobon

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    whats happening PF :ninja:
     
  9. puff-m-d

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    Hello,

    All sure is quiet on the privacyware front. Has anyone heard anything about the "coming" version to fully support Windows 8 Pro x64? Is anyone currently using the current version on Windows 8 Pro x64? I have heard PF cause a lot of problems on this OS so am hesitant to give it a try. Anyone running this setup or now of the status of a new compatible release, information would be much appreciated...
     
  10. superssjdan

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    I received an email from Greg Salvato a week ago in response to my query and he expects release by the end of January.
     
  11. siketa

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    Nice. :thumb:
    I hope they will change the interface.
     
  12. Rainwalker

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    I would also like to hear what you have to say as I have found it to be an excellent tool.
     
  13. vojta

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    Great news!
     
  14. Syobon

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    its not dangerous, its third-part.
     
  15. cronogr

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    Hello i have installed this firewall on all my computers and now discovery for local homegroups doesn't work :/ I know that i need to open some ports on svhost / system but my knowledge is limited is someone kind enough to guide me so i can open the necessery ports ?
    thanks in advance
     
  16. kupo

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    PrivateFirewall users: Mind sharing your rules in svchost.exe for Windows Update? :D, I'm new at using PF so I would really appreciate a few hardening tips.
     
  17. Jim1cor13

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    Hi cronogr :)

    I have used PF in the past, and in my opinion, it is one of the best without the bloat. I had issues with it when I was learning how to use it. One thing I learned that really helped deal with some issues was to place it in "training mode" even if it is for a day, so it learns your system, etc. it is not a risk, as PF keeps doing its job, but to some they may not like to place it in this mode, but it does assist in solving some connectivity issues.

    Overall, I think PF is an excellent firewall, much easier to navigate and work with than the big monsters out there. At the moment, I am using Win7 firewall which works, but I always liked PF. I have it on my wife's tower, no AV, and her tower is certainly more responsive and a lot less problems than having to deal with AV issues. I have had her set up with this for several months, so far working nice and quiet. :)

    Jim
     
  18. Romagnolo1973

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    As they promise
    PrivateFW 7.0.29.1 is out
    http://www.privacyware.com/personal_firewall.html

    with win8 support, (hoping they solve some issue) I don't know if they change the GUI (I don't use it at the moment), i hope yes
    There is not changelog so I don't know what is new
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    According to softpedia:
    What's new in Privatefirewall 7.0.29.1:
    January 15th, 2013

    · Added support for Windows 8 (32/64 bit).
    · Added Copy Remote IP/s to Clipboard and Copy Selection to Clipboard right mouse click options to firewall log.

    No GUI chenges
     
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  19. superssjdan

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    Excellent news.Running superbly here on Windows 8 along with WSA.
     
  20. kdcdq

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    I upgraded PF to the new version on three of my Win7 x64 systems. I am happy to report continued normal functioning of PF afterwards... :thumb:
     
  21. Romagnolo1973

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    same horrible GUI?
     
  22. superssjdan

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    Gui has not changed.It's a free program,and a darned good one,so I wont waste any energy complaining about the ugly GUI.Program works.That's all I care about.Kudos to Greg and his team for getting this to work smoothly with Windows 8.Was worth the wait for me.
     
  23. siketa

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    They promised new GUI but no date or version was specified.
     
  24. abu shofwan

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    love this one but latest release not address my problem yet.o_O

    still get BSOD when visiting thepaperwall.com or desktopnexus.com with FF and Opera

    pwipf6.sys filter driver may cause this issue
     
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  25. vojta

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    I'm ok with the GUI, it's clear and does the job. That's 99.9% of what a GUI must accomplish.

    Does anyone know if it is necessary to uninstall the previous version this time? I can't find a changelog or the installation instructions in their site.
     
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