Firewall for Windows 7

  audeal 19:08 18 Jun 09
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Can any one tell me which would be the best firewall for the new Windows 7 RC which I have just installed. Avast Anti-Virus works ok but Commodo will not install so I need a good replacement.

Thanks for any help. Audeal

  T I M B O 19:24 18 Jun 09

This works ok in vista, but not tried it on win 7 > click here

  audeal 19:52 18 Jun 09

Timbo. Thanks for that link. I have downloaded it and also Ashampoo Firewall and will try them out later. Time for a spot of TV now.

  laurie53 07:10 19 Jun 09

Zone Alarm works on the 32 bit version, tho' not the 64.

  audeal 14:45 19 Jun 09

laurie53: Thanks for that info. I have now got both Avast and Comodo working on Windows 7. I downloaded their latest versions, but with Commode, I downloaded the Vista 32 bit version and installed that. I had some problems with it but eventually got it working.

I ran both Avast and Comodo and found about 30+ viruses and Trojan Horses on the system, which goes to show how dangerous it is to run without any firewall or anti virus protection on your system, even for a short time.

Thanks to everyone for your help. I will tick this thread now.

Audeal

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