Did you report it ? What did the company say about it ? Is it a reg bug for them or what ? mep Date: 27 Jul 2004 19:01:10 -0000 Subject: ZoneAlarm blues From: 0e60wq102@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx The reason I was locked off the internet for one or two weeks was not a worm or trojan. ZoneAlarm tripped a lock-out somehow, but did not give any indication. Setting ZA not to start anymore did not solve the problem, it only made me think ZA was not the problem. Plus, an abortive attempt to install a tekram SCSI controller card, resulted in an unintended and nonreversible DOS install of something called 'dual-fifo' (more like 'dual fido'), seriously compromising cpu resources and resulting in perpetual pc lock-ups. That has been fixed. Once ZA was restarted and its slider settings dropped to zero, like, totally off, access to the internet magically reappeared for all relevant programs. Again, as once before, I'm compelled to relabel ZA as 'Twilight Zone Alarm'. Great program, but I think it needs something like a Desktop warning feature, telling when it puts the entire pc into total internet lock-down, instead of hiding in its folder and pretending to be a worm. For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.