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    appletree Guest

    Question Anyone Get Zone Alarm & Microsoft Security Essentials To Work On Windows 7?

    Newbie here and considering getting Windows 7. I have Zone Alarm Pro and just read here, that it might not be compatible-post said freezes.
    Is anyone else having problems or actually have success running ZAP and Microsoft Security Essentials together?

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    appletree Guest

    Default Re: Anyone Get Zone Alarm & Microsoft Security Essentials To Work On Windows 7?

    Wow-simple question. No one out there is using Windows 7?

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    Default Re: Anyone Get Zone Alarm & Microsoft Security Essentials To Work On Windows 7?

    Quote Originally Posted by appletree View Post
    Wow-simple question. No one out there is using Windows 7?
    Microsoft Security Essentials, includes anti-Virus Protection that may Conflict with the Anti-Virus protection in ZA AV/ZASS/ZA Extreme.

    It is Sometimes very Difficult to Diagnose and fix a Computer from halfway across the Country, without All the Details, without the ability to sit in front of your Computer monitor and see

    What Version and Type of ZoneAlarm?

    According to a PC-Magazine review of Microsoft Security Essentials..

    Bottom Line

    Installing the free Microsoft Security Essentials will protect your system from malware—to a degree. But you'll get better protection from one of the other well-known free anti-malware products.

    Pros

    Free. Small download. Clean, simple user interface. Starts working immediately.

    Cons

    Poor protection against keyloggers, rootkits, and scareware. Just average protection against general malware. In testing, sometimes erroneously reported successful malware removal or blocking

    http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2353386,00.asp
    Last edited by GeorgeV; September 30th, 2010 at 10:52 AM. Reason: fix typo
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