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Zone Alarm (Free) and Avast (Free) compatibility issue...

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Zone Alarm (Free) and Avast (Free) compatibility issue...

Unread postby hyperpain2000 » March 19th, 2006, 11:51 pm

When my Norton Internet Security expired, I tried installing Zone Alarm firewall and Avast! Antivirus software. Right after installing both, I immediately get this notice from Avast! stating that one of it's real-time Shields (Avast has WebShield, Standard Shield, P2P + Email scanners running) were not compatible with something from Zone Alarm. Also in the alert, it stated that Avast and Zone Alarm were currently "working together for a viable solution".

I don't know if anyone else has encountered that sort of dilemma, but just letting you know if you are planning to install both as your firewall and antivirus software.
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Unread postby {EGS}SpicyRyan » March 22nd, 2006, 11:45 pm

That would point to why people complain about zonealarm not working properly.

Ive used ZoneAlarm Professional and later AVAST as an ondemand scanner (for a day) when ZoneAlarm wasnt on the computer (switched that for Kerio) but never the two together.
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