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"Zone Alarm is still investigating and collecting data on the slow shutdown, slow coming out of standby and slow logging off user issue," reads a statement published on the user forums by a Zone Alarm representative."The automatic update for 8.0 was turned off on Monday.
We recommend that users uninstall 8.0 and reinstall 7."When an improved version is ready the automatic update notification will let you know in the client."In a statement sent to PC Pro Check Point says: "We are working on this issue, and will automatically notify all of our users when the free fix is available.
Also upgrades to the latest versions are always free to current Zone Alarm users - no one has to pay for an upgrade."No return The advice to revert back to version 7 has left Zone Alarm customers dismayed.
"I didn't have quite such a bad experience, but did suffer a sudden reboot mid-install of the update," reports PC Pro blog reader Ian Wood."Unfortunately I was in the middle of paying for the upgrade.
We don't have any change log information yet for version 15.1.504.17269 of Zone Alarm Free Firewall.
Sometimes publishers take a little while to make this information available, so please check back in a few days to see if it has been updated.
Anti-Phishing and Site Status Blocks phishers, authenticates websites, and warns you if a site is dangerous.
Application Control Restricts programs from malicious activities - blocking attacks that bypass other defenses.
The furore has prompted Zone Alarm's publisher, Check Point, to advise customers to revert to a previous version of the software.If you uninstall your older version of Zone Alarm® and your computer does not meet the requirements for Extreme Security, you will not be able to re-install your older version.If your computer does not meet the requirements for Extreme Security, you should keep your older version of Zone Alarm® Security Suite.Zone Alarm Free Firewall blocks hackers from infiltrating your home PC by hiding your computer from unsolicited network traffic.By detecting and preventing intrusions, Zone Alarm Free Firewall keeps your PC free from viruses that slow down performance, and spyware that steals your personal information, passwords, and financial data.