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Outpost Firewall Pro

Does anyone have an opinion about the Outpost Firewall Pro program???? I'm thinking of using this to replace my Zone Alarm Pro firewall.

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Strictly opinion.

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Both work as firewalls. Given the nature of firewalls, unless one has STATEFUL INSPECTION I see no advantage from one to the other unless you run into some incompatible combo.


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In reply to: Strictly opinion.

I've been using it for a few months and like it. It is a little over my head sometimes but seems to help protect my pc with the other security apps I have installed.


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Thanks For The Comments

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Thanks for the comments. I'm just curious how well the spyware feature works with this program. The only thing that I liked the last Zone Alarm update was the alerts it gave you telling you that it stopped spyware and the name of the spyware.

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I've found spyware to sneak past most if not all IF....

In reply to: Thanks For The Comments

If the user uses IE.

Or does IE use the user?

There's a lesson there.


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Mr. P

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I have followed your advice on numerous occasions and have yet to be misled. My secutity apps are Ewido, Nod32, Ad-aware, Adwatch, Windows Defender, Spyware Blaster, Outpost Firewall, and whatever piddly app AOL provides. Tried going to a sight once and one of the apps told me I really didn't want to go there! Seems there are programs for idiots like me!


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No i10t spotted here.

In reply to: Mr. P

You've armed yourself to the teeth which makes me think you're one of the bright people when it comes to this area.

I don't want to jinx anyone, but I bet you don't get too much excitement removing the crud.


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