Free firewall advice for Windows 98

  doggon 19:33 27 Jan 06

Good evening everyone.

I have been given a old computer running Windows 98 Second Edition and am looking for a free firewall. I have Zone Alarm on my XP machine but according to the online ZA user guide, Windows 98 is not supported. Any suggestions please.
Would I be safe without a firewall as it will be through a router, BT Voyager 210, and I am going to put AVG free on it?

  woodchip 19:37 27 Jan 06

If you want old ZoneAlarm that works on Win98 mail me

  Ivor_Monkey 19:45 27 Jan 06

I recommend sygate

  doggon 20:00 27 Jan 06

Thank you for your most kind offer, but I don't think I fancy an old version of ZA. I do have a Norton Internet Security 2003 disc which has never been used and I was debating whether or not to just install the firewall component from that. I may take a chance and do without as it's going through the router.


  doggon 20:03 27 Jan 06

Thanks, Is my memory faulty, I thought that wasn't available anymore. I am going to have a look at the home page.

  woodchip 20:06 27 Jan 06

then you do not need a firewall

  cycoze 20:08 27 Jan 06

Outpost Free Firewall click here easy to setup and use.

  doggon 20:28 27 Jan 06

Not sure if you are referring to having a router, which I wasn't sure gave adequate protection, or to NIS, but thanks for your help.

  woodchip 20:29 27 Jan 06


  doggon 20:29 27 Jan 06

Thanks, I'll have a look at that.

  doggon 20:32 27 Jan 06

Thanks, if thats good enough, then that will do. Might as well keep it as simple as possible.

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