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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 Windows Firewall Notifier, Privatefirewall, ZoneAlarm Firewall and Windows 10 Firewall Control.

PC Tools Firewall Plus alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be Anti-Virus Apps or Anti-Malware Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PC Tools Firewall Plus.
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  1. Comodo Internet Security icon

    Comodo Internet Security

    • Windows
    94 alternatives to Comodo Internet Security 

    Comodo Internet Security is a free, very voluminous and multi-layered security application that keeps hackers out and personal information in.

  2. Windows Firewall Notifier icon

    Windows Firewall Notifier

    25 alternatives to Windows Firewall Notifier 

    Windows Firewall Notifier (WFN) extends the default Windows embedded firewall behavior, allowing to visualize and handle incoming or outgoing connections.

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    1.  PortableWindows Firewall Notifier can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • Privatefirewall icon


      • Windows
      24 alternatives to Privatefirewall 

      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.

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

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      Easy to use GREAT FIREWALL

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    • ZoneAlarm Firewall icon

      ZoneAlarm Firewall

      42 alternatives to ZoneAlarm Firewall 

      ZoneAlarm Free Firewall blocks hackers from infiltrating your home PC by hiding your computer from unsolicited network traffic. By detecting and preventing intrusions, ZoneAlarm Free Firewall keeps your PC free from viruses that slow down performance, and spyware that steals...

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    • Windows 10 Firewall Control icon

      Windows 10 Firewall Control

      25 alternatives to Windows 10 Firewall Control 

      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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      1.  PortableWindows 10 Firewall Control can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      • NoRoot Firewall icon

        NoRoot Firewall

        17 alternatives to NoRoot Firewall 

        Firewall WITHOUT ROOT. Host name/domain name filtering, simple interface, fine-grained access control and no suspicious permissions on the firewall app itself.

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      • CacheGuard-OS icon


        • Windows
        • VirtualBox
        • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
        • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
        • Proxmox Virtual Environment
        135 alternatives to CacheGuard-OS 

        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. Once installed on a virtual or hardware machine, CacheGuard OS turns it into a powerful Web...

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      • Sygate Personal Firewall icon

        Sygate Personal Firewall

        18 alternatives to Sygate Personal Firewall 

        Sygate Personal Firewall is a bit old but good firewall for Windows. It uses very small amount of system resources and is quite robust.

        The project is now abandoned because Symantec Corporation, on October 10, 2005, acquired Sygate Technologies, so Sygate Personal Firewall ha.

         Sygate Personal Firewall has no features, suggest some!

        On October 10, 2005 Symantec Corporation acquired Sygate Technologies, so Sygate Personal Firewall has been replaced by an advanced "Smart Firewall," available in Symantec’s Norton Internet Security. Sygate Personal Firewall can still be downloaded from Tucows.

      • Core Force

        26 alternatives to Core Force 

        CORE FORCE is a free comprehensive endpoint security solution for Windows 2000 and Windows XP systems. CORE FORCE provides inbound and outbound stateful packet filtering for TCP/IP protocols using a Windows port of OpenBSD's PF firewall, granular file system and registry...

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        Last modification date: 10/25/05. See

      • Filseclab Personal Firewall icon

        Filseclab Personal Firewall

        24 alternatives to Filseclab Personal Firewall 

        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.

         Filseclab Personal Firewall has no features, suggest some!

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

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