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Old 04. Feb 2012, 04:20 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Somehow missed this, thanks for discussing.
Welcome. Still has the odd bug like throwing up an error message when I tried to assign a different profile to an app on my system, but "cancel" soon cleared everything back to normal.
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Old 15. Feb 2012, 08:22 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Unfortunately a major flaw appeared for my with TinyWall today (Windows 7 x32). Despite having made no changes to the settings for days, I suddenly lost all network connectivity with both DSL and mobile broadband. It didn't take me long to figure out that disabling TinyWall returned this to normal. I then tried to uninstall TinyWall but was met with a message that the service was still running even though I followed the instructions for removal on their website. Disabling the service via Task Manager only served to see it restart immediately. I therefore went into safe mode and uninstalled from there. On reboot, no network again and I had to manually revert Windows firewall back to it's default settings, and reset my network adapter.

IMO this is a great program but a few things still need sorting out and making easier for the average user as I'm sure many by now would still be looking at a blank screen.
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Old 18. Feb 2012, 05:13 PM   #13 (permalink)
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@ MC: Thanks for recommending this! Just playing around with this and it seems to be okay.

Seems to have a default deny mode. If an application needs to access the internet, it needs to be whitelisted. Also seemingly consumes around 16 MB (which is not that bad)...

Missing Comodo, but this one seems to be okay for now. Like you said, this is strictly for advanced users only.

Constant development will improve this project.
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Old 19. Feb 2012, 03:44 AM   #14 (permalink)
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@ MC: Thanks for recommending this! Just playing around with this and it seems to be okay.
Glad you like it - I did too until it wiped out my network connection I too love the idea of everything being denied by default so no need to worry about all those sneaky connections like Java, Ask and Kingsoft. I hope the developer will continue to work on it by making it a bit more robust and easier to work with for average folk.
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Old 19. Feb 2012, 04:17 PM   #15 (permalink)
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For some weird reason, this has been slowing down my average browsing?

Memory consumption seems to be a bit weird...

Back to the familiar feel of Comodo

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Old 24. Feb 2012, 05:09 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Looks like you have found a real gem Eyeb. Even though V2.0 has only been out only a couple of days it appears very stable, has had all the bugs that were reported fixed, and more new features added. Have a real feeling this could really put the cats amongst the pigeons as far as some of the big guns in firewalls are concerned in the year to come. V2.0 download link.

http://tinywall.pados.hu/download.php

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Old 25. Feb 2012, 01:12 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Sorry the above is V1.0 NOT V2.0 as stated
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Old 25. Feb 2012, 03:28 PM   #18 (permalink)
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the v2.0 is the beta link at the bottom :S, very small link lol
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Old 25. Feb 2012, 04:29 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Ah yes I see now at the bottom of the page very small Always only use the built in windows 7 firewall as all the other free offerings are to confusing for a chap like me This is mainly based from the advice I have picked up from this very informative sight ( If you are not sure what you are clicking to allow/or deny Internet access from sometimes very confusing pop-ups, then it is a good idea and keep it simple i.e. windows firewall )
I have in the past tried out windows 7 firewall control, but found it not to be to my liking. But am at present running V1.0 of Tinywall on my windows 7 system, and I believe the idea of it is to run in similar way to W7FC. I believe the developer has got this spot on, and what I have seen from his own and site members comments over at wilders security it can only get even better. Even with my limited experience I have found it a breeze to run and set-up with no or extremely little performance affect to my PC and browsing , and by the way this program has been set-up it leaves me feeling very confident I am making the correct decisoins of what to allow as it does not rush you into making decisions.

Just for reference my other security software I run on my system are Sandboxie free, Panda cloud anti-virus free, Winpatrol free, Malwarebytes on-demand free, and Opera browser with a couple of security extensions running, and all are running fine alongside this firewall. Oh and am running in a LUA from choice for added protection. I think this could be one to watch out for and a real success with less advanced users
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Tinywall 2.0 has been released. very stable,easy to configure and use, little l if any impact on pc.
Love this little firewall and its simplicity and run along side winpatrol I am all made up. HAPPY DAYS.
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