Sorry, it just works fine here. Why not try some other firewall?
I have used Zone Alarm for many years now, and never had this problem with it:
I erased and started over with Windows XP Home SP2 (I just wanted a fresh start the machine will be 3 years old next month). It is an Insignia D400A, Intel 2.8 GHz processor, 1 GIG RAM. I have installed all the Windows updates, all the drivers for the hardware.
I use Mozilla Firefox for my internet browser. Now, at night when I go to sleep both browsers Mozilla and Internet Explorer 7.0 will not have access to the internet when I wake up. My Outlook does as I have sent and received emails when this happens. My Trillion instant messenger program works. Very strange problem. I have checked the settings in Zone Alarm & Automatic Lock is turned off. This problem would make a little more sense to me if my Outlook and Trillion couldn't access the internet when this happens to my browsers. I have even gone to an earlier version of Zone Alarm and still the problem happens.
Does anyone have any ideas why this happens?