View Full Version : Firewalls and Vista

07-09-2007, 04:26 PM
Does anyone have any knowledge as to whether a third party Firewall is necessary with Vista, and if so which one works the best?:confused:

07-09-2007, 04:31 PM
Zonealarm free now works good in Vista, download page Here (http://www.zonealarm.com/store/content/catalog/products/sku_list_za.jsp) on right of page, select "Free Download" Button. Then down the bottom of the next page select the "only want basic ----- it will down load a small installer, which when you run it will select your OS - XP or Vista, select download and install.

The Vista firewall, while it works ( kind of) it still has faults and can cause problems.

07-09-2007, 04:40 PM

Thanks for the tip...I'll give it a try.

07-09-2007, 05:29 PM
Still waiting for Comodo to release their Vista friendly product... until then, Windows firewall:eek:

08-09-2007, 09:52 PM
Have been using this with the Vista firewall. Found it a really worthwhile addition to the standard firewall. Just using the free version. http://www.sphinx-soft.com/Vista/order.html Worth a try anyway.