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Windows 7: Zone Alarm Free Firewall Works Well with Win7?

28 Jun 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate
Zone Alarm Free Firewall Works Well with Win7?

I want to install Zone Alarm Free Firewall to my windows 7 ultimate but I want to ask your opinion if it has any issues with win7?? Thanks

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28 Jun 2010   #2

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It is a fine product, but in my help to members with BSOD problems, Zone Alarm has been suspected as the cause in several instances.
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28 Jun 2010   #3

windows 7 Pro x64
I would not use it

Totally agree with richc46 and from my side I would add that system might freeze for no obvious reasons, I would not recommend to use it.
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28 Jun 2010   #4

XP MCE .... XP Pro 64 .... W7 U x64

I had problems with ZA and the newer FireFox in XP & W7 ...
Apparently, ZA isn't keeping up ... Switched to Comodo Firewall only
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