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Thursday, 20 September 2007

Zone Alarm Firewall Update Time Again

It's time for another major Zone Alarm program update.

Step-by-step instructions - very little thinking required.

To update:

Either say update now when the notice comes up or

Open Zone Alarm
Click on Overview, Preferences, Check for Updates and then okay when notice pops up.
Your browser will open to the update page.
On the right side of the page, click on Zone Alarm Firewall Update.
Save the file to a location of your choice on your hard drive, or to
My Documents\Program Archives\Zone Alarm (or something like that)
Close your browser

Run the program/file you downloaded.
Installation - Next
Type your name if there is nothing in the Name field, and un-check the 2 checked boxes and Next.
Check Upgrade if it is not already checked off. - Next.
Check off "I accept...", - Install.
.... wait ...
Zone Alarm Registration Survey - fill it out.
Installation is complete. Do you want to start Zone Alarm now? - Yes.
A Special Offer From Zone Alarm - No Thanks
Configuration Wizard - Scan My Computer - Next.
Scanning Is Complete. Zone Alarm is ready to protect you. - Finish.
Restart your computer to finish - ok.
... After restart:
Zone Alarm - Getting Started - click on Finish
X to close Zone Alarm.

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