Compatibility issues:McAfee 2007 and ZA. Help?

  rickf 16:39 04 May 07
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Hi All,
Have been ZA for ages but have just bought and installed McAfee 2007 and the VirusScan conflicts with ZA. What firewall do you use instead of ZA?
Suggestions pls. Don't particuarly wnat to go online w/o a firewall. Thanks

  Technotiger 16:46 04 May 07

Hi, I recommend Kerio Personal Firewall. First download is a 30day trial of full product, after that it reverts to the Free Version, which IMHO is better than ZA.
click here

  jay.p 16:53 04 May 07

jetico is another highly regarded free firewall that you can download from this link.
you can always just use your windows firewall to go online to download it if ZA ic conflicting too much.
click here

  rickf 17:07 04 May 07

Thanks, perhaps I'll just stick with XP's firewall as it does not confl;ict with the McAfee suite. Thanks again.

  Technotiger 17:12 04 May 07

XP's Firewall is not safe to keep as your only firewall - it only blocks traffic one-way. Other firewalls mentioned block traffic both ways (in and out of your pc). I don't know anybody at all who relies purely on their XP firewall.

  brundle 17:16 04 May 07

Kerio installed in `simple` mode only blocks incoming too, choose Advanced during installation to get the full benefit.

  jay.p 01:34 05 May 07

the guys are right please don't rely on windows firewall as it is very vunerable.
jetico and kerio are great and easy to install.

  mike1967 08:08 05 May 07

Mcafee 2007 is it just virus scan or the whole package?

  rickf 09:45 05 May 07

HI All. Just checked my McAfee Suite 2007. Its the whole package and its got its own firewall so I think I am OK. Hope I am right

  jay.p 13:15 05 May 07

ah thats why ZA was conflicting ,because you can't run 2 firewalls together....sorted.

  rickf 13:26 05 May 07

thanks all.

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