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January 21st, 2007, 06:37 PM   #1
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What firewall is better to install?

I have the firewall that came with my windows xp. I want a better one. What is a VERY good firewall i can download and use for free that dosen't slow down my computer?
 
 
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ZoneAlarm? I used it and it worked very well.

The Windows firewall is pretty much worthless.
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The Windows firewall is pretty much worthless.
'Tis very true. I've found that even simple methods can trick it into thinking that everything's all right when it's not.
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Now, what would be very nice would be a firewall that blocks those image advertisements in the sidebar without doing anything to the rest of the site.
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Hear, hear!!!
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Now, what would be very nice would be a firewall that blocks those image advertisements in the sidebar without doing anything to the rest of the site.
I'm sure Firefox's AdBlock would have no trouble with this. I use both -- though the ads don't bother me so I haven't blocked them.
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