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    Comodo Firewall

    This Comodo Personal Firewall 2.0 review by PC Magazine has good things to say about this <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> product. I'll probably give it a try at home in the near future. The company web site, Comodo Free products, has an rather impressive list of <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> security related products.

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    Re: Comodo Firewall

    Hi Joe,

    I replaced ZA with this new firewall and it lasted about an hour on my system before I deleted it.
    I couldn't stand the repeated CONSTANT popups despite checking the "remember" box.
    It was asking if every app asking for access should be a Server. ( no they shouldn't )
    Didn't like the GUI.
    That's for starters.

    I think Comodo FW just isn't quite ready for "prime time" yet. IMHO

    Reinstalled ZA.
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    Re: Comodo Firewall

    It would be cool if new firewalls could import the rules saved by the old firewall. <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15> But until then, this training phase will always be a PITA.

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    Re: Comodo Firewall

    FWIW, according to the PCmag review you can have the firewall scan your system for known apps and authorize them. That should cut down on the popups.

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    Re: Comodo Firewall

    Jefferson,
    Cool it would be but this was more than retraining, it was annoyance to the nth degree.
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    Re: Comodo Firewall

    Joe,
    Yeah, I did scan for apps but it really got to be bad when even Internet Explorer was repeatedly questioned.
    Needs some work. I'll wait.
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    Re: Comodo Firewall

    > Internet Explorer was repeatedly questioned

    This could happen the first time you use each ActiveX control, if the firewall is tracking individual application components. So IE+PDF, IE+Flash, IE+WMP... yes, it's definitely an undertaking to use a component control firewall. And every month after the application is patched, you get to do it again. <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>

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