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Old 10-30-09, 12:28 PM   #1
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Default Windows 7 firewall control, easy blocking of outgoing connections

Windows 7 firewall to me is needlessly complicated and to a degree worthless as its a chore to block out outgoing connections which should be the basics for a good firewall. This Vista/Win 7 app is great as it blocks outgoing connections with no fuss. Those who remember the simplicity and ease of Sygate personal firewall will love this.

They have a free version and its 64-Bit compatible..
http://www.sphinx-soft.com/Vista/
http://www.sphinx-soft.com/Vista/order.html



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Old 10-31-09, 11:07 AM   #2
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I have been checking it out. It's a nice simple program.
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Old 10-31-09, 12:21 PM   #3
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Windows 7 firewall to me is needlessly complicated and to a degree worthless as its a chore to block out outgoing connections which should be the basics for a good firewall.
Totally agree, which is why I've been looking for free FW software, but this looks even better. I'm gonna give it a go, cheers for posting .
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Old 11-01-09, 05:24 PM   #4
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Just installed it and I like it. Very simple and easy to use. Seems to work very well, so thanks again
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Old 11-02-09, 07:33 PM   #5
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Thanks, this works really well.

Pity the website loosk like a million other scammy crappy websites. If i would have come across that website normally i would have given it a wide birth.
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Old 11-03-09, 12:51 PM   #6
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Default Re: Windows 7 firewall control, easy blocking of outgoing connections

I use the free Comodo. The best rated and recommended firewall on most internet security sites.
For example rated here with 100% Excellent score.

On the same site "List of products", the Sphinx is listed under Dead products.
With the note:
The following products are not under active development anymore or they have not been updated for at least one year.
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