ZoneAlarm 2009 Products released

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  1. fax

    fax Registered Member

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    Don't know... in any case (IMO), you should not change your product just because of an ad-hoc leak test designed to market a specific X product.

    Cheers,
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  2. Fajo

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    People put Way to much faith into leak tests and not what the product like ZA actually does. I love ZA Firewall and always will its not a nag fest or a babysitter program like some firewalls I know.
     
  3. jrmhng

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    This is what wilders is all about isnt it :p
     
  4. AKAJohnDoe

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    I had just pestered them a few days ago about updates and they wouldn't say anything about the release.

    I've got 4 months or so on ZAAV 7.1.248.000, so will probably wait awhile. V8 is not showing up as an update yet when I check for updates. It might not, though, being a version change.
     
  5. mvdu

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    I didn't say I was changing. I was just curious. I've been deciding on a firewal.
     
  6. vijayind

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    If you have a valid ZAAV subscription. I think you can download ZAAV 2009 and use same key.
     
  7. vijayind

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    Looks like ZA opened the auto-update floodgates and bummed themselves out !!
    Their site is down.

    But they have a very funny message posted. :D

    ZA.jpg
     
  8. AKAJohnDoe

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    I am not convinced that ZAAV 2009 is different than what I am running (yet).
     
  9. truthseeker

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    Sure, but from what I read from the ZA forum. The component versions as of ZASS ver.8.0.0.015 is :

    TrueVector version:8.0.015.000
    Driver version:8.0.015.000
    Anti-virus engine version:6.0.2.678
    Anti-spyware engine version:5.0.202.0
    AntiSpam version:5.0.61.9957


    So if you are not running a lower version of any of these components, you may want to upgrade.
     
  11. fax

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    Updated AV kernel drivers, better boot up performance (e.g. tuning of zclient memory use), stronger OSfirewall, faster AV scans.

    Indeed not a radical product change but worth the move.

    Better to wait for the automatic update to come. It is not active. This is done to ensure a smooth upgrade and to avoid any disruption in case of major unexpected issues....

    Cheers,
    Fax
     
  12. fax

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    Working fine here... :)

    Fax
     
  13. NNard

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    Working great here too.
     
  14. AKAJohnDoe

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    Sounds like good advice to me, thanks.
     
  15. hyatt69

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    when i try to download/install zone alarm for vist i get

    setup was unable to find the msi package or path
    i would post a screenshot of the error but dont know how to put the image in this message
     
  16. vijayind

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    The issue was solved in about 20mins after my post :)
     
  17. acr1965

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    The free version is an extremely small download compared to previous versions- 205 kb. Does anyone know if the free version still downloads that mailfrontier crap? Also, is anyone using this on Vista without problems?
     
  18. hyatt69

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    i finally got it downloaded and installed,running very smooth with browsers no slowdowns,im runnin vista home premium 32bit
     
  19. fax

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    You're welcome!
    It may be activated in 2/3 weeks from now.

    Cheers,
    Fax
     
  20. AKAJohnDoe

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    I decided to go ahead and download and install ZAAV V8. Not enough chaos and excitement in my life currently, I guess. In any case, I will post back with anything I find of interest.

    So far it all looks pretty good.
     
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    Really fast here!!!
    Really good. No sliding hangings!!

    Good work. It's a worth change.

    Mike
     
  22. truthseeker

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    I installed the FREE version of ZA and it seems to be running good so far :)

    UPDATE: Removed the free ZA. It caused some freezing issue with my Virtualbox.

    I will stick with the Vista Firewall.
     
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  23. Fajo

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    Runs awesome here.. running it for mainly outbound protection but I shut off Nat and Firewall on the router and let GRC Shields up hit it and it passed with flying colors no slowdowns and no hiccups as I can see right now.
     
  24. noway

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    What does that have to do with "ZoneAlarm 2009 Products released"?
     
  25. truthseeker

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    Everything. They are correlated like honey and a bee.
     
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