My ZASS on my laptop indicates I have 1010 program(s) secured for outbound access!Seems unusually high, whereas my PC has about 168.
programs.When I checked through the list
on my laptop ZASS
I have a ton of Microsoft Hewitt Packard installer entries,MailFrontier Desktop, Malicous Software Removal, MSP Launcher apps entries, etc.Do I really need to retain these --- would it not be safe to remove them?

Thank youKrackatoa
ZoneAlarm Security Suite version:7.0.483.000
TrueVector version:7.0.483.000
Driver version:7.0.483.000
Anti-virus engine version:3
Anti-virus SDK version:5.0.1.85
Anti-virus signature DAT file version:978292345
Anti-spyware engine version:5.0.189.0
Anti-spyware signature DAT file version:01.200902.5335
AntiSpam version:5.0.6.8903

Operating System:Windows XP Pro
Software Version:7.0
Product Name:ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite