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Outpost Firewall Pro

by jlippincott / July 3, 2006 3:36 PM PDT

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.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2006 10:34 PM PDT
In reply to: Outpost Firewall Pro

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.

Bob

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Opinion
by marinetbryant / July 4, 2006 2:04 AM PDT
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.

Tom

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Thanks For The Comments
by jlippincott / July 4, 2006 2:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Opinion

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....
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 4, 2006 2:56 AM PDT

If the user uses IE.

Or does IE use the user?

There's a lesson there.

Bob

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Mr. P
by marinetbryant / July 4, 2006 4:27 AM PDT

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!

Tom

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No i10t spotted here.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 4, 2006 5:31 AM PDT
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.

Bob

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