-- I usually rant about posters failure to 'trim'
their posts of all the garbage at the bottom... And this one had quite a bit..
However, it was difficult to do so in this message. Much of the ads were
pictures, not text, that had to be individually selected and then
'cut' - call them obnoxious 'stubborn ads'.
RE: ZONE ALARM
Quite a few of the smaller retail stores (local
one-shop business that typically configure 'white boxes' for their customers do
frequently add a dozen or more 'free' apps to their basic
They do this to give then a marketing edge: "Look at
the exciting bundle of software we include without any additional cost to
They download a single copy of things like the zip
file decompressions, zone-alarm, free-virus protection software, shareware
games, etc., and add them to their master install disk. That disc
is then cloned onto all systems they sell... Quick and easy for them and
there is no need for them to do the time consuming individual installs on each
The problem for you may be that they do not
individually configure these 'free' applications for YOUR
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Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 9:20
Subject: Réf. : Re: [ECHOLINKHAMS] Re:
Ok thanks and 73s to all-fr Peter VE2PJV
Date : 13 août, 2003
Sujet : Re:
[ECHOLINKHAMS] Re: firewall
He can't find it because Zone Alarm does
NOT come with XP. It is a sparate program. Don't know
where you heard that it is pre loaded in XP, bur that is not true.
Someone was feeding you a line. There is a firewall that comes with XP
but it isn't worth anything. It doesn't work on Echolink. I tried five
times with help of experts to get it to work, no luck. Best bet go to
Zonelabs.com and download and install the "Free"
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