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Windows 7: Free firewall, have firewallcontroll

18 Nov 2009   #1
tyrannosauRoss

win7 ultimate 64
 
 
Free firewall, have firewallcontroll

Installed windows7firewallcontroll but it looks like it's asking me to purchase it now, after one afternoon.
What do poeple use or recomend? I need something to stop certain programms connecting to the internet.
Also the stupid noise it makes annoys the eff out of me!


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18 Nov 2009   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Only one i could really recommend - Comodo internet security

Best firewall available - plus decent AV and the Defence plus (UAC on steroids)

Others are available of course - but this one works and is totally free
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24 Nov 2009   #3
cha0tic

Windows 7 RC1 x64 (Build 7100)
 
 

Comodo probably won't affect every computer like it did mine, but beware of it. In another post there was an issue with the Comodo firewall driver negatively affects transport-layer communication in Windows 7. This happened to me and one other user, but like I said, it probably won't affect everyone.

Very high response time
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24 Nov 2009   #4
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

This one is free (also made by SphinxSoftware) |MG| Windows 7 & Vista Firewall Control 3.0 Download
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24 Nov 2009   #5
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

If you know how to properly configure it's rules and policies:

Comodo.

It's default settings will simply drive you mad.

If not, go with PC Tools' Firewall Plus or Online Armor Personal Firewall (32-bits only).

Both were tied for 2nd place (behind Comodo) in Matousec's latest test.
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24 Nov 2009   #6
Creer

Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tyrannosauRoss View Post
Installed windows7firewallcontroll but it looks like it's asking me to purchase it now, after one afternoon.
What do poeple use or recomend? I need something to stop certain programms connecting to the internet.
Also the stupid noise it makes annoys the eff out of me!
Which version did you download?
Windows 7 firewall control is available also in free version, here you have comparison chart:
Windows 7 Firewall Control : Sphinx Software
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24 Nov 2009   #7
Subsonic

Windows7 x64 7600 16385
 
 

And you can turn the stupid noises off!
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