Windows 10: Zone Alarm Pro


  1. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Home 64bit
       06 Aug 2016 #1

    Zone Alarm Pro


    Hi Guys

    A warning and a question for those running Zone Alarm free or Pro Antivirus / Firewall.

    it was running perfectly fine on my windows 10 pro machine however after the anniversary update it has uninstalled itself without warning .

    I am unsure if this occurs with other virus software.

    Regards

    James
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  2.    06 Aug 2016 #2

    Perhaps it was "told" to uninstall; maybe don't count out Zone Alarm Pro or free just yet. What happened when you attempted to reinstall it?
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  3. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Home 64bit
    Thread Starter
       06 Aug 2016 #3

    Hi Roland

    I have just downloaded a copy of the free version from their website however on execution it states it cannot be installed as it detects an extisting version of Extreme Security - the paid version - ?

    Any thoughts

    Regards
    James
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  4.    06 Aug 2016 #4

    Since AU is a major update it may well change the nature of some installed programs and reset their settings and where the programs store their settings. I would download the latest version and consider reinstalling it.

    There has been someone else on these forums reporting avast did the same.
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  5.    08 Aug 2016 #5

    jameshowe said: View Post
    Hi Roland

    I have just downloaded a copy of the free version from their website however on execution it states it cannot be installed as it detects an existing version of Extreme Security - the paid version - ?
    Is there an entry in Programs and Features for ZA Extreme? If not perhaps run the ZoneAlarm Removal Tool.

    zone alarm removal tool http://download.zonealarm.com/bin/fr...load/clean.exe

    By the way the latest ZA Free firewall states it's compatible with the Anniversary update.

    https://www.zonealarm.com/forums/for...-Free-Firewall
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