Tiny Personal Firewall

Tiny Personal Firewall


Average User Rating:
2.9
out of 25 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
6.5
File Size:
4.1MB
Date Added:
May 17, 2005
Price:
Free to try (30-day trial); $49.00 to buy
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP
Total Downloads:
1,704,477
Downloads Last Week:
34
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    2.9

    out of 25 votes

    • 5 star: 7
    • 4 star: 4
    • 3 star: 2
    • 2 star: 4
    • 1 star: 8
  • Current Version:

    2.5

    out of 17 votes

    • 5 star: 3
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 2
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 7
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    Results 1-10 of 17

  • 1 stars

    "horrible programme"

    August 13, 2012   |   By radiofan12

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    none that i can think of

    Cons

    just absolute rubbish doesent work with avast the updates icon on avast r greyed out despite rebooting pc and configuring this firewall to allow avast through had to uninstall this complete rubbish.

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  • 5 stars

    "#1 choice for the paranoid user's IT-toolbox!"

    November 30, 2009   |   By snurrberget

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    This nifty application lets you monitor (in detail) the communication between processes running on your PC and the outside world.
    And, it has a very nice userinterface!
    So if youre wondering if "something" has hijacked you PC, this is it.

    Cons

    I would love something like wireshark (ethereal) integrated with this product, so you can actually rip the contents of a suspicious connection.

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  • 2 stars

    "Tried it. Wiped it. A Dirty Program."

    June 05, 2009   |   By scoee

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    Very effective firewall. Could be up there with the best except for some MAJOR problems.

    Cons

    On 3 diffent PC's. Same problems occured.
    1. Random shutdowns.
    2. C: router problems. Whatever this is.
    3. Difficult to learn and somewhat unsupported in the Help regions.

    Summary

    Bug detected in the download, but maybe it was a false positive, or could be the cause of the random shut-downs. Would not install after bug cleaned so reinstated it. Sorry I did.

    TPF 6.5 is dangerous on my PC's. Unstable, and too many ***? issues.

    Try the TPF2 - 2.0.14 free version (2001 version?). Not too bad and extremely simple, but had one PC randomly shut down within the first few days, but 2 Weeks later, all OK. Has lots of easy to configure stuff too. Not sure yet if it is good, excellent or whatever.

    Still can't beat the very annoying but very powerful free Comodo FW for protection

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  • 1 stars

    "what happened"

    May 21, 2008   |   By chaos26062

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    nothing

    Cons

    it used to be free and good but wow it changed

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  • 3 stars

    "It Was Good Before"

    November 28, 2007   |   By gway17

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    At first it seemed to be a pain. Then I realized that If it seemed irritating, it was because it was doing what it was designed to do.

    It worked well for a long time and did a very good job.

    Now, there must be holes that a virus can get thru as I've had several that "ride" in on my TPF. Turned off TPF and I haven't had any more problems.

    Too bad as it was a nice little product.

    Cons

    Seems to no longer block the bad stuff.

    A bit pricey for what it does.

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  • 1 stars

    "yes it block,but hill it's suck"

    June 03, 2007   |   By MANX6161

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    Could and can block any thing from connecting the internet.

    monitor any traffic

    Cons

    it's not for regular or advance users,it's only for programmers and hackers.

    very very confusing,

    it aske u about any thing try to make a connection (even if ur opening a photo)

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  • 1 stars

    "Useless and irritating"

    March 01, 2007   |   By WillPower

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    None

    Cons

    Can't even register or buy it anymore so whats the point?

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  • 5 stars

    "Decent but not fully functional"

    January 22, 2007   |   By warspartan

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    This is a small download and I think it still works unsupported.

    Cons

    you can't access anything on it, it just runs and there are no viruses, if just will make a lousy computer crash, because, its lousy. Completely safe and if you don't believe me scan it! its that easy!

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  • 4 stars

    "Excellent but requires effort. Sadly, it is virtually unsupported."

    August 16, 2006   |   By ITsource

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    If you spend the time to learn the full functionality of this product, you will grow to appreciate what makes this firewall powerful in the extreme and be rewarded with excellent intrusion prevention for your Windows or Windows Server run PC.

    Cons

    Will initially ask permission for everything that happens on your system, which can become annoying even for experienced users. This product is virtually unsupported since the acquisition of Tiny Software by Computer Associates.

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  • 3 stars

    "used to be..."

    June 05, 2006   |   By gbh1935

    Version: Tiny Personal Firewall 6.5

    Pros

    used to be a favoriate of mine, but...

    Cons

    but now with the firewalls built into everything (home routers, norton, xp)I don't find it as useful as it used to be.

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