Can anyone recommend a low resource firewall...

  Dipso 14:50 10 Jul 06

...for an old Pentium laptop running Win98 that wouldn't slow the machine down to a stand still. I'm considering Kerio Personal Firewall 2.1.5 so far.

I'm going for AVG as the AV unless anyone has any other suggestions.

  ade.h 14:53 10 Jul 06

Go for Kerio, definitely. I always put that on any Win98 PC. Free, potent, tweakable, easy to use.

  Dipso 14:56 10 Jul 06


I'm setting the laptop up for a mate. I'm a Zonealarm user myself, don't think I've ever tried Kerio but if you say it's easy to use that's fine.

Do you reckon it'll be OK with AVG?

  wolfie3000 14:58 10 Jul 06

for an anit virus i would go for antivir pe iv tryed several over the course of many years and its not resource hungry and has served me well.

Download it from here.

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  Dipso 15:05 10 Jul 06

Cheers wolfie3000, I will check Antivir out.

  ade.h 15:08 10 Jul 06

It works fine with both AVG and Antivir.

  Dipso 15:09 10 Jul 06

Thanks both. Will tick as resolved.

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