WinXP Home Edition SP3 reports that the firewall is not turned on.

Startup with ZASS 8 takes 200 seconds.
Startup with ZASS 7 takes 55 seconds.
Startup NO ZASS takes 40 seconds.

No other problems noticed.

Have reverted back to ZASS 7, will wait for next update.

Operating System:Windows XP Home Edition
Software Version:8.0
Product Name:ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite