[24hoursupport] Re: 24hoursupport Digest V3 #71

  • From: "mep" <biff15923@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2004 10:16:59 -0400

Boy, you guys come up with some very good points...  I never knew you could
do this kind of stuff, Thanks Spider, and am checking into other programs of
conflick...  So have learned alot today again...  Ron, Your rant is very
good...  Have you wrote the company about it yet ?  Would be a good thing to
do also...  and I am a novice here and love when they dumb down the
product...   or I could not install anything...   I agree,  should be your
choise of what to install,  not theirs...
May I get the site where this group is,  I want to go back on mail but don't
have the home pg in the favorites because this is a new pc and I want to
change the addy also...  Thanks...mep

From: "Spider" <spider1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Security Decisions
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 18:34:06 -0400

I read your "rant" :-) and you do make some good points.  I even understand
what you are getting at.  I suspect there MIGHT be a way to have both
actually.  I've not tried it, but what I think you could do is install Trend
Internet Security first without Zone Alarm being present.  Then look in the
folder that Trend installs to and you will find a file called PCCTool.exe.
Run that and go to the Uninstall tab and you will see a button to "Uninstall
Firewall".  After doing that, I would think you could then install Zone
Alarm Pro.  This is by the way one of my complaints with Trend.  I think
they should give you the option during setup as to whether or not you want
the firewall instead of forcing the install and then making you use an
undocumented diagnostic tool to remove it.  It smacks of Norton tricks.  I
hope it does not become a habit with Trend.  I understand the need to dumb
down the installation for novice's but that does not mean they can't put an
advanced button in their setup to allow custom installs.




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