Replacing McAfee with Sygate firewall

By Pazuzu
Jul 21, 2005
  1. I have McAfee firewall & want to try Sygate. If I install Sygate I presume that I will need to disable the McAfee - I'd like to try out the Sygate & check it is working before I uninstall McAfee.
    I wonder what steps I need to take to safeguard against threats while I do this. I suppose that I could buy an ADSL modem router which would give protection from inbound traffic, but would rather avoid the cost.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    First download the Sygate firewall, then disconnect from the internet.

    Disable the Mcafee firewall, and install the Sygate firewall, then reconnect to the net.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. Pazuzu

    Pazuzu TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 215

    Thanks Howard. Now, why didn't I think of that ? .... plausible excuses on a postcard please ....
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