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    Windows Firewall Notifier Alternatives

    Windows Firewall Notifier is described as '(WFN) extends the default Windows embedded firewall behavior, allowing to visualize and handle incoming or outgoing connections' and is a Firewall in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Windows Firewall Notifier for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Android Tablet, VirtualBox and VMware vSphere Hypervisor. The best alternative is simplewall, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windows Firewall Notifier are GlassWire, BiniSoft Windows Firewall Control, TinyWall and Comodo Internet Security.

    Windows Firewall Notifier is mainly a Firewall but alternatives to it may also be Network Monitors or Anti-Virus Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Windows Firewall Notifier.
    This page was last updated Feb 10, 2022
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    • Windows
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    1. Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer.
    2. GlassWire is a network security monitoring tool and analyzer that visualizes your network activity on an easy to use graph, alerts you of possible threats, manages your firewall, and more.

    3. Windows Firewall Control is a powerful tool that extends the functionality of the Windows Firewall and provides new extra features that make Windows Firewall better.
    4. TinyWall is a free software to harden and control the advanced firewall built into Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
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    5. Comodo Internet Security is a free, very voluminous and multi-layered security application that keeps hackers out and personal information in.


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

    6. In Windows, you can use Windows Firewall to block or unblock certain applications, but it doesn’t offer an easy-to-use interface for its advanced features. Firewall App Blocker makes the process very easy!
    7. 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.


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

    8. SpyShelter is an effective and easy-to-use security application that helps you to protect your system against known and unknown custom compiled malware.
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      • Windows
      ZoneAlarm Free Firewall blocks hackers from infiltrating your home PC by hiding your computer from unsolicited network traffic.
    9. 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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