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Windows 7: Is there a free firewall + antivirus for Win7?

21 Mar 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Is there a free firewall + antivirus for Win7?

I'm a long time Comodo user, but it appears that the firewall has problems running in Windows 7, does anyone know of a firewall+AV bundle for Windows 7? Or at least just a firewall.

Cheers


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22 Mar 2009   #2

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

windows firewall no good ?

kaspersky has a beta client specifically for windows which seems to work ok providing firewall and antivirus.

I personally use windows firewall and antivir free home user edition
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22 Mar 2009   #3

Windows7 x64 7600 16385
 
 

I have recently discovered that the Windows Firewall is actually quite good... Its just a pain to configure. Download Vista Firewall Control (free version). Makes it so much easier to use. I went ahead and purchased it because it was so good. I pass all the firewall tests at Gibson (grc.com). For Anti-Virus, I use Avast free edition.

Cheers!
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22 Mar 2009   #4

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

I use the windows firewall and Avast free ed. also.
Gary
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22 Mar 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

+1 for the windows firewall control and avast.

I run Comodo on all previous OS's and will probably revert when the issues are resolved
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22 Mar 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Same here, Windows firewall and Avast free home edition.
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22 Mar 2009   #7

Vista x64 Windows 7 7077 x64
 
 

PC Tools Firewall Plus & PC Tools ThreatFire Free with avira antivir as av works perfect
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22 Mar 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i use the kaspersky beta, i like it, but i do use kaspersky on every other os..
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22 Mar 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

this is the same firewall that came from windows server 2008 (the Windows 7 firewall) and being so it is robust and more configurable than the xp or vista firewall...
whats more if combined with vistafirewall control then you have the upfront gui that it does not have...
SIW2 recommend this to a few users and i have not looked back...
although like most you have been a user of Comodo (since the oldest v2 betas... i really was searching for a good configurable firewall that was free and that was it...) before everyone praised it..
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22 Mar 2009   #10

7068 64 bit + XP Pro
 
 

Never fear, not everyone has praised Comodo's firewall . When i tried it with XP it would not play nicely with uTorrent, so it was pretty easy to work out which i would get rid of . Apparently they fixed that problem but i much prefer my trusty Outpost Pro, anyways .

I also don't like Avast, and have gone back to using AVG. Avast's gimmicky looking, media player interface is awkward to use and very ghey looking imo.
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