hi all, i was thinking of inatalling windows live onecare, just on a 90 day trial basis so as suggested, i downloaded the active x needed to scan the computer for any potential conflicts with windows live onecare. after the scan, it told me to uninstall my present firewall, zone alarm 6. what do the members think of windows live onecare is it a good application, or a load of you know what. appreciate any comments on the subject thanking you in advance. Ger
There might be one minor problem with it,If I remember right ,It uses windows firewall,So I dont know if it would be ok for you to run both firewalls.Some say it will it will cause problems,Others will tell you it's ok,Maybe better to wait and see what others think.
Windows live onecare is a Microsoft product and such very much designed for a Windows environment. Its likely that you restrict your future choices, should you decide to install other (i.e incompatable) applications.
With onecare you would nail your flag -more or less exclusively -on Microsofts pole! extract of feedback: ".... Windows Live OneCare is the first of many managed online security services to debut this year. We recommend waiting, then comparing the offerings from Symantec, McAfee, and other established security vendors before deciding on a managed online security service....." Further reading: click here
hi everyone, thank you all for your replys, i am sorry i could not answer sooner, but, due to work committments, i was unable to do so, my apologies.
when i downloaded this programme, it ran a scan on my system. Which is windows xp sp2, and it said before it would install, i had to delete my present firewall zone alarm 6 this is why i have doubts, as windows firewall is next door to useless, i am open to correction on this. ger