WXMAN 16:34 28 Feb 06

hi, in security center unable to switch on firewall, message , windows firewall cannot be displayed because the associated service is not running, how do I overcome this, also on clicking on firewall i get this message ,Windows Firewall/internet connection sharing (ICS)service
not switched on.

  johnnyrocker 16:52 28 Feb 06

the windows firewall is incoming only you are better off with one of the many good freebies out there like zone alarm or my pref sygate.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:53 28 Feb 06

Firewalls :-
Filesclab click here
Jetico click here
Kerio4 click here
Netveda click here
Nrt firewall 2.0.1 click here
Outpost free click here
R-firewall click here
Securepoint click here
Softperfect click here
Sygate click here
Wyvernworks click here
ZoneAlarm click here

All better than widows

Zone alarm probably most popular.

  ade.h 19:47 28 Feb 06

Your link for Kerio needs an update. It's now click here
The autoredirect still worked last time I checked, though.

  ade.h 19:49 28 Feb 06

Kerio and Outpost blow the rest away for configurability and function; I've tried most of them over the years, but I'm staying with these two.

  amonra 20:05 28 Feb 06


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