PC Tools Firewall Plus Alternatives

    PC Tools Firewall Plus is described as 'powerful free personal firewall for Windows® that protects your computer by preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to your computer through the Internet or a network' and is a Firewall in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PC Tools Firewall Plus for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, VirtualBox and VMware vSphere Hypervisor. The best alternative is Comodo Internet Security, which is free. Other great apps like PC Tools Firewall Plus are Privatefirewall (Free), Windows Firewall Notifier (Free, Open Source), ZoneAlarm Firewall (Freemium) and Windows 10 Firewall Control (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Feb 5, 2021

    1. Comodo Internet Security is a free, very voluminous and multi-layered security application that keeps hackers out and personal information in. If you prefer a smaller solution with Antivirus Protection only see COMODO Antivirus.

      Bundleware

      The app installs other components by default such as Dragon Web Browser. You must click "Options" during install to deselect those components.

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    2. This personal firewall and intrusion detection application provides comprehensive online security. It constantly monitors your PC for intrusion and reports any findings, so you can take the appropriate action.

      Discontinued

      The product is no longer offered on the company website. Last version, 7.0.30.3, released in December 2013, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks

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    3. Windows Firewall Notifier (WFN) extends the default Windows embedded firewall behavior, allowing to visualize and handle incoming or outgoing connections. Features: - Connections listing. - Real time connections mapping with routes. - Bandwidth monitoring.
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    4. ZoneAlarm Free Firewall blocks hackers from infiltrating your home PC by hiding your computer from unsolicited network traffic.
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    5. Protects your applications from undesirable network incoming and outgoing activity, controls applications internet access. Allows you to control personal information leakage via controlling application network traffic.
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      • Windows
      • VirtualBox
      • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
      • Proxmox Virtual Environment
      All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      CORE FORCE is a free comprehensive endpoint security solution for Windows 2000 and Windows XP systems.

      Discontinued

      Last modification date: 10/25/05. See https://www.coresecurity.com/grid/index-open-source-tools

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    6. Filseclab Personal Firewall Professional Edition is one of the most important software of Filseclab, it is very easy to use and also very powerful. It can provide more secure protection for your PC, and it is FREE.

      Discontinued

      The last update was released on July 29th, 2005.

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    7. Wallix Pro Firewall prevents intruders from accessing your computer and that’s the main objective for a computer firewall. It automatically detects and blocks attacks through a comprehensive examination of all inbound and outbound information to your computer.

      Discontinued

      Website now longer exists to provide download. Program is still available on other sites.

    8. Look n Stop is the best in its class security application to prevent spyware. Secured by Look n Stop, your PC also becomes fully invisible to net hackers by stopping all suspicious traffic. Rated among the highest firewall in leak tests.
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