Re: Need good/simple/free firewall - older computer
From: Casey (casey_at_notspecified.net)
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2005 18:23:29 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> I'm looking for a free firewall that will just do the basics -
> block/all any applications from accessing the internet (check for
> modified programs), stealth mode on all ports (no response
> (open/closed) to unsolicited scans), and preferably blocks
> http-referrer. I don't care about customizations beyond that.
> The laptop has a 133mhz pentium and Windows 98SE with 48MB of ram.
> Most of the free firewalls I've found require a newer processor or more
> I tried Kerio, but it keeps crashing the system. I read the system
> requirements and it says I shoud have 64MB of RAM. (Everything else
> runs fine on the computer.)
Hi Richard, Take a look at Sygate. I believe it will meet most
of your requirements. Requires 32Mb ram and 10 Mb free disk space.
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