I'm looking into a firewall for my notebook. Which do you guys suggest: Zone Alarm Pro or the Sygate Personal Firewall Pro? Thanks.
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8/3/04 at 5:04pm
Originally Posted by abf
I have Sygate installed right now. If you want good support, try Norton internet security, but Sygate lets me know if somebody is hijacking my appications or scanning my ports and thats all i need to know. it is very easy to set up and get running. tried zone alarm, have to play with it a bit more.
Originally Posted by Ferrari3200
I don't think any of these programs are needed at all. If you are careful you don't even need a virus scanner. I didn't have anything of these on my desktop for years and never once had any issues. I do like to have a virus scanner for the movies and files I d/l from P2P, but everything else in completely unneccessary unless you have confidential files from work on your laptop, but then again, anyone needing that kind of security would just have removable storage for that stuff that could be completely removed when not being used.