hello dudes! i just got an email from a-wall telling me about this new free product they got. It looks promising for the guys who use xp firewall. This is info they have sent to me: We have developed another _FREE_ product for you XP firewall control http://sphinx-soft.com/XP XP firewall control is an add-on for Windows XP Service Pack 2 firewall. It uses all the present abilities of the firewall and extends them with application level security model. XP firewall control introduces per-application named security zones and allows security zone management at application level. Cheers!!