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  • 4.0 stars

    "Not bad. For free I can't complain to much."

    July 23, 2013  |   By benderrodriquez

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.768.000

    Pros

    Easy to use. Perhaps to easy.

    Cons

    Doesn't allow much customization.

    Summary

    Product has dumbed down firewalls to some extent. Would like to stop particular IP addresses / ports. Can't seem to do this with this product. Tell me if I am wrong. Actually, one can do more with the firewall provided by windows.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Does its job"

    July 22, 2013  |   By obadyi

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.768.000

    Pros

    nice functionality to control your firewall.

    Cons

    High CPU usage.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "DO NOT TRUST"

    July 21, 2013  |   By John_Falls

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.768.000

    Pros

    Was 1# Firewall.

    Cons

    They installed a Malware into there free version product.

    Summary

    I loved using zonealarm untill one of there versions had a MALWARE installed in it. I downloaded three times, and even the old version that they cut off and provided no protect untill you downloaded the new one with the malware, All download was the same containing a malware with in. My AVG thankfully alerted me before any harm could be done. DO NOT TRUST THIS COMPANY.

    Updated on Jul 21, 2013

    This download has no viruses, But do not know what other "stuff" it might contain.

    If i run into any problems, i'm unstalling it, maybe even restoring the computer to before i installed this software.

    Download as having one more firewall is even more protection. Hard for viruses, Hackers and more getting into your computer. Then my anti virus will pick off the ones that do.

    JF

    Updated on Jul 21, 2013

    Uninstalled after zonealarm blocked multiple websites with out permissions. then found unwanted software left by zone alarm, didn't not fully uninstall everything and used system restore to reset the computer to before i installed zone alarm.

    I'll stick to one extra firewall.

    ~JF~

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  • 5.0 stars

    "THE BEST FIREWALL - NOTHING GETS PAST!"

    July 20, 2013  |   By VirtualT

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.768.000

    Pros

    THE BEST FIREWALL - NOTHING GETS PAST ON FULL STEALTH MODE!!

    Cons

    NO problems.

    Summary

    THE BEST FIREWALL - NOTHING GETS PAST ON FULL STEALTH MODE!!

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works like a Firewall Should"

    July 15, 2013  |   By bandaid_nyc

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.768.000

    Pros

    I'm using this for ten days on my ASUS Laptop and must say it does the job, light weight and no bloat.

    Cons

    Nothing bad that I can find. Perhaps more advanced options.

    Summary

    Noticed the selection for toolbar bar but opted out. I appreciate a selecton then just pushing something on the consumer. Good work ZA.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "What happened??"

    July 1, 2013  |   By billy gates

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.000.504

    Pros

    Works as a firewall as claimed.

    Cons

    Hijacks Firefox's search provider by installing unwanted toolbar!

    Summary

    I remember using this when it first came out, and a few years after. A nice, CLEAN firewall program. Stopped using it when it didn't play nice with Windows 7. There are simply too many other choices nowadays to put up with added crapware! For SHAME ZoneAlarm!!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Very disappointed - go with Comodo Firewall instead"

    June 29, 2013  |   By h_phooey

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.000.504

    Pros

    Assume it still does its job but unwilling to install given their horrible new policies which force you to install their toolbars and home page settings. Horrible!

    Cons

    Was using version 10 and attempted to upgrade to version 11.
    You can't force people to install your toolbars and home page. That's just hijacking your computer! Cancelled the installation immediately and looked for something else.

    Summary

    ZoneAlarm "used to" be the standard for free firewall - no longer. After looking around I have gone with Comodo instead and so far so good.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Zonealarm is back"

    June 29, 2013  |   By csachinbe

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.000.504

    Pros

    Very good firewall. Removed all crapware.

    Cons

    Not anything as of now.

    Summary

    Zonealarm firewall updated to new version 11.0.768.000. Download from zonealarm.com. New version is awesome. You can install just the plain firewall in zonealarm. Skip installing the toolbar and you will find the web protection gone. I dont prefer the web protection in zonealarm which runs forcefield.exe consuming lots of RAM. With the new version there is no forcefield and simply skipping the toolbar you get the plain firewall. I am happy zonealarm made the right decision.

    Here is the changelog:

    New: Updated AV Engine.
    New: Web scanner - blocks web threats before they reach your browser or hard drive.
    New: Forcefield removed, replaced with new and improved Site Check technology and security toolbar.
    New: Latest version of Firefox is supported.
    Improved: Stability and performance enhancements.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Be Careful With Install Procedure"

    June 29, 2013  |   By Barbara866

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.000.504

    Pros

    Free and still a good product.

    Cons

    Tricky install routine.

    Summary

    I had to stop the install several times as the option NOT to install the "tool-bars" and other options was not apparent. They were in small print under the two options to install the tool-bar and another option that I can't recall.

    I guess with all the "automated" install routines, one can forget to REALLY look at what is going on. Most software that is free now has "options" selected by default to install tool-bars or to subscribe you to commercial sites selling something.

    The browser add-ins can always be disabled or uninstalled from the browser options. An annoyance, but not a "federal case!"

    Updated on Jun 29, 2013

    BTW: I tested Zone Alarm on www.grc.com and it is good. Blocked all.

    Updated on Jun 29, 2013

    BTW: I tested Zone Alarm on www.grc.com and it is good. Blocked all.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Marketing akin to fraud"

    June 21, 2013  |   By lensman888

    Version: ZoneAlarm 110.000.504

    Pros

    None that I can possibly think of.

    Cons

    Plenty. Read the reviews and take notice.

    Summary

    I used to use ZoneAlarm many years ago for virus protection and firewall. LOVED it. Great programme. NOW, however, based on my past experience I was about to install without reading the reviews... Saw the 'You MUST install toolbar for fee use' and thought better of it. Returned to read the reviews and glad I did. NOT installed. Will NEVER install and now ZoneAlarm will be given the respect it deserves (i.e. less than I love lawyers) whenever I am asked about it.

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