ZoneAlarm Free Firewall

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall

Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 3457 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
10.1.101
File Size:
3.24MB
Date Added:
March 20, 2012
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows XP/Vista/7
Total Downloads:
51,094,918
Downloads Last Week:
5,614
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Additional Requirements:
Not available

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  • All Versions:

    3.4

    out of 3457 votes

    • 5 star: 1297
    • 4 star: 745
    • 3 star: 312
    • 2 star: 289
    • 1 star: 814
  • Current Version:

    4.2

    out of 125 votes

    • 5 star: 89
    • 4 star: 13
    • 3 star: 2
    • 2 star: 5
    • 1 star: 16
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  • 5 stars

    "Best Firewall"

    July 15, 2014   |   By UberReviewer

    Version: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 13.2.015

    Pros

    simple to use and it has lots of features.

    Cons

    none that i know of

    Summary

    This is the best firewall ive ever used, the only one that even comes close is the old Jetico version 1.0?

    If you have the money i reccommend the full version because it has even more features that will amaze you, but the free version of ZoneAlarm is still the best out there.

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  • 1 stars

    "Not Free - Requires forced ads."

    July 13, 2014   |   By dlcnetx

    Version: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 13.2.015

    Pros

    Used to provide excellent when provided by original developer.

    Cons

    The so-called free version will no install unless the user agrees to forced ad's by integration into windows explorer and selecting Zone-Alarm as the default search engine. It's no clear that these selections can be de-activated after installation, and still have functioning protection.

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  • 1 stars

    "don't waste your time, use at your peril"

    July 12, 2014   |   By snakeydee

    Version: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 13.2.015

    Pros

    easy to install

    Cons

    invasive, blocked my internet banking and difficult to remove, leaving behind UNWANTED processes that cannot be removed

    Summary

    i tried this and regretted it .. it blocked my internet banking and when i uninstalled it, it left TWO processes behind that i am unable to remove, the manufacturer does NOT offer support or advice form 'free' software

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  • 1 stars

    "Won't install without toolbar."

    July 09, 2014   |   By djemkitso

    Version: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 13.2.015

    Pros

    I've used ZoneAlarm as my primary firewall for many years. It's been solid.

    Cons

    ZoneAlarm requires installation of toolbars (and forced use of their page as browser home page) in order to install latest update. This is unacceptable. I'm moving to a competing product. Goodbye, ZoneAlarm!

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  • 3 stars

    "All good things come to an end"

    July 05, 2014   |   By trektrail

    Version: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 13.2.015

    Pros

    Simplicity of use. Ease of function. Comprehensive protection.

    Cons

    My download from Zonealarm included babylon and montera toolbars.

    Summary

    I gave a three star rating for the program itself. Without the malware i would have given 5 stars. No paid edition for me.

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  • 2 stars

    "Nice Firewall with a browser hijack!"

    July 01, 2014   |   By int_revisor

    Version: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 13.2.015

    Pros

    Nice firewall with good control.

    Cons

    I used the web installer of zone alarm for the first time. If you try to skip all offers you will get the toolbar with browser hijack anyway. Guess what?! After uninstalling the toolbar you will see a webpage to manually restore search settings and home page for your browser. Web installer sucks!!

    Summary

    I'm done with new versions of ZoneAlarm. I've just reinstalled previous version "zafwSetup_131_211_000" with md5 "A7A616F0902E41621EB15EDB50F209CF", if you are interested to download it somewhere. No toolbar there if you skip all offers.

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  • 1 stars

    "So very disappointed in ZoneAlarm"

    June 23, 2014   |   By 5johndad5

    Version: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 13.2.015

    Pros

    No viruses or other attacks during the 2 weeks this was installed on my computer

    Cons

    You MUST accept ZA's Toolbar and Search to install on your computer so they can make money on their 'Free' firewall and antivirus.
    I thought that should not be a problem. Zone Alarm is a reputable company and I can just uninstall them. Thought the uninstall was successful until a couple of days ago. My start page and search engine were hijacked by the 'deleted' ZA toolbar and search engine. I spent several hours trying to remove this program from my computer until I decided to go thru CCleaner's uninstaller.

    Finally I am free from ZoneAlarm Free!!

    Summary

    Unless you like Conduit Toolbar and Search engine I would stay away from this program. Too bad too. ZA used to be a very reputable company. I will not make this mistake again. Funny thing is they really would like me to pay for their Pro version. Not on your virtual life!

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