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Old 04-02-2004, 06:04 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Hey provoko,

You are correct the free version of Zone Alarm does NOT
allow port configuration.

I have been using and highly recommend Zone Alarm PRO.
This version allows port forwarding, program access to the
LAN and/or the internet, Trusted Zones for a LAN, and
as you asked you can allow your machine to ICMP ping reply.

Let us know if you need info on setting Zone Alarm PRO
up it's really pretty easy.

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Old 04-02-2004, 01:15 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I would say, don't use software firewalls, go with a linksys router that has a built in firewall if your looking for better security.

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Old 04-02-2004, 09:46 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Thumbs down Better gameing

Shut down everything and have more fun with your offline games.
It just isn't needed in my opinion,i don't use one.
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Old 04-03-2004, 10:02 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Hi provoko nice to meet you !
I use zonelabs one, it is pretty cool for me

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