Re: a couple of questions from a newbie to this group
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 10:27:44 -0500
Now I, too, am looking to replace Norton's firewall. There are a lot of
nice features but I can't keep having my connection go partially or wholly
dead once every day or two. Sygate has their freebie Personal Firewall
(http://smb.sygate.com) but it seems too crippled so you'll end up getting
their Pro version, anyway.
What do you consider to be crippled in the free version that should be
available for significantly safer operation?
I use freebie Sygate behind a Linksys router. I feel it (or the combination)
does a good job and Sygate doesn't seem to be a giant resource hog; it is
also fairly easy to understand.
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