Re: Zone Alarm accessing registry every 10 seconds

From: Kerodo (loopback_at_localhost.com)
Date: 12/11/04


Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2004 13:34:53 -0800

In article <j1Dud.7644$yr1.7276@newsread3.news.pas.earthlink.net>,
afunnyface@thekingscourt.hah says...
>
> "Kerodo" <loopback@localhost.com> wrote in message
> news:MPG.1c240a55b4bfce93989682@news.west.cox.net...
> [snip]
> > By the way, there ARE many other free firewalls out there. If you're
> > dissatisfied with ZA you might check out some others. See the link
> > below:
> >
> > http://wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=57655
>
> Thanks. That link lists 53 free firewalls, which is interesting, but nobody
> can evaluate that many! For example I tried Kerio but found it too
> technical. I seem to recall trying Sygate too, but can't remember for sure.
> Then I settled on ZA because it's easy to use and automatic. I don't have
> the knowledge, time, or interest to setup complicated protocol & port
> permissions.

Yep, you DO have to have some time on your hands to check them out. If
you don't, and most people don't, then the usual ones are probably fine,
like ZA, Sygate, Outpost, etc..

-- 
Kerodo