Comparison of Windows software firewalls

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The Masked Marauder
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Comparison of Windows software firewalls

Post by The Masked Marauder » Fri May 09, 2008 9:54 pm

This site was a real eye-opener:

Firewall Challenge
http://www.matousec.com/projects/firewall-challenge/

I was surprised by the number of firewalls that are lousy at blocking leaks. After seeing these test results, I switched to Online Armor Free.

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Post by Lanik » Sat May 10, 2008 4:19 am

Interesting results thanks for the link. How come you didn't choose Comodo? Just curious.
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Post by The Masked Marauder » Sat May 10, 2008 7:36 pm

I used Comodo for a while before switching to Online Armor. It worked well, but company developed a bad case of feature-itis, and software bloat set in. They added features that I didn't need, didn't give me the option to unselect them at installation, and the resulting software ate too much RAM. Online Armor met my needs without getting overzealous.

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Post by Oxwil » Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:42 am

What about Windows Firewall?
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