There may be a way to configure it to work.

I tried ZoneAlarm and unfortunately it went haywire on me and I couldn't connect to anything, even web pages.  I haven't revisited it.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Daniel Damouth" <ddamout1 at>
Reply-To: vanilla-list at
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 22:55:35 -0700

>Hi everyone.
>I recently installed the "firewall" product ZoneAlarm on my cable-modem
>connected W98SE box.  I immediately had trouble with netrek.  When ZoneAlarm
>is running, I could connect for only a few seconds before busting on any
>server (including hockey).  Time enough to send exactly one message :-)
>Finally I surmised that it was ZoneAlarm causing the problem, and then I
>found someone else with the exact same experience.
>I thought I'd mention it here.  Maybe a note could be put into a FAQ or some
>other document distributed with clients.
>-Dan Damouth
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