What was crazy was that even UNINSTALLING it didn't fix the problem. I had to rip out the NIC and reinstall IT to fix it.itburnswhenipee said:A lot of software will have one or more processes running even if every single feature of the program has been switched off. CD burning software, computer diagnostic software, all kinds of stuff.
fly said:What was crazy was that even UNINSTALLING it didn't fix the problem. I had to rip out the NIC and reinstall IT to fix it.
bast_imret said:Well I took ZA off my PC last night too, and reinstalled the NIC as well. We'll see if it helps my load times any as well.
SHe doesn't run one. I guess I'll just steal one.wonko80 said:I use Sygate Personal Firewall at home... I suppose it works okay. Haven't ever had another PC to test it against though. And now that I look, it seems they've been purchased by Symantec, which of course means it's no longer free.
What is hers running that allows her better performance?
theacoustician said:I use Kaspersky and its lightweigh, only 5 megs of memory usage. No noticable slowdown either.
theacoustician said:Am I the only one who thinks this latest internet fad isn't funny at all?
That's not what theac was talking about if I understood the thread correctly.taeric said:I might be a bit late to the conversation on this one, but wait until you see what the fads will be in the cell phone side. It is possible on a windows mobile device to completely hide a process. To the point where even as a developer the only reason you know it is running is because the breakpoints keep getting hit.
That any better?
Anyone got any recommendations for free firewalls? theac was the only one to make a suggestion, and his wasnt free.
SpyderGST said:Well if that's all he wants, all he needs to do is get a copy of FairUse4WM which strips the DRM off of WM files