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The ZA always stealths the PC and it's internet ports. Put a tick mark in "Allow incoming ping (ICMP Echo)." Click on "Apply," "OK," and then close the program. I tested my PC security using the GRC tests and everything looked fine, all ports stealthed, etc., except the tests found one problem that I do not know what to do Appreciate help and advice. have a peek here

It does have an "advanced" button, but still no option for allowing incoming ping.2008-04-17 10:42:11 (gludwick ) got feedback? Joern Wettern, PhD, is a native of Germany and is a network consultant and trainer. No doubt if the PC is connected directly to the modem and the grc test is done, the reply to ping test will pass. Questions about adding propane for just a stove top [HomeImprovement] by vircotto273.

Jeff Operating System:Windows XP Pro Product Name:ZoneAlarm (Free) November 28th, 2007 #2 watcher Guest Re: Do I need to block "Ping Reply" Dear malkajef: Any unsolicited ping inbound from a source Brian speaks at conferences around the world on network design and security topics. The Internet has changed our lives, putting a world of opportunity before us.

Version 4 tips courtesy of Basil2 Version 7 (Paid):1) Bring up the control panel. 2) Select the custom button Internet Zone Security. 3) Click Allow incoming ping (ICMP Echo). ~~~~~~~~~Also try For more information, see the homepage.ZoneAlarm doesn't allow fine control of connections, so the only way to allow pings is to add the address range to the Trusted group.Click Start -> Most personal firewalls can be configured to block, drop, and ignore such ping requests in order to better hide systems from hackers. Fixed: Upgrade issue from Suite to Extreme Fixed: Diagnostics Tool uploading Click Here to Download 15.0.159.17147 Results 1 to 7 of 7 Thread: Do I need to block "Ping Reply" Thread

I found it and changed it and now that GRC test is OK. That control does not seem to be present in ZA free, so I will look at my router configuration. I'm running ZA 4.5 Free Edition and want to know how (or if) I can configure my firewall to block Ping Replies. Many home users have no need for the reply to ping set in the router.

I have ZAPRO and my logs show plenty of them each time I'm online. All my results have turned up "Stealth" accept for the area of Ping Replies. November 29th, 2007 #4 malkajef Guest Re: Do I need to block "Ping Reply" Does anyone know if there is a way to make ZA Free block Ping requests from the Click here to join today!

The Internet has changed our lives, putting a world of opportunity before us. Drilling through brick [HomeImprovement] by jbob339. VPN and remote router logins are just a few of the times that require the reply to pings enabled in the router. Triple6 replied Mar 18, 2017 at 11:58 AM Removing canceled order from...

The IP addresses do change from time to time, so if you must enter IP address and not DNS name, then please do an NSLOOKUP or PING to make sure of http://popupjammer.com/zone-alarm/zone-alarm.html The ping utility, aka Packet INternet Groper, is used by network administrators/specialists to troubleshoot connectivity problems and by hackers, in the reconnaissance phase, to find active targets to attack. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Is being in IT simply being a contractor now?! [No,IWillNotFixYour#@$!!Computer] by MineCoast313.

If you run a business, you may be worried about the security of your data and your customers’ privacy. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Advanced Search Forum ZoneAlarm Forums Security Issues Do I need to block "Ping Reply" If this is Triple6 replied Mar 18, 2017 at 12:01 PM My Pc might be under performing flavallee replied Mar 18, 2017 at 12:01 PM Impossible to install NVidia... Check This Out He frequently travels to several continents to speak at computer conferences.Bibliographic informationTitleFirewalls For Dummies--For dummiesAuthorsBrian Komar, Ronald Beekelaar, Joern WetternEdition2PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, 2003ISBN0764544284, 9780764544286Length428 pagesSubjectsComputers›Security›GeneralComputers / Networking / GeneralComputers /

This will allow you to be pingable without coming out of Stealth Mode entirely and can be used in Line Quality and Tweaks. Listed below is the response I received from the Shields Up website. It is normal to set Local Zone security to medium or lower.

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This will allow you to be pingable without coming out of Stealth Mode entirely and can be used in Line Quality and Tweaks. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! win10 [Microsoft] by tp0d312. You must then place our monitoring stations into the list of "local hosts".

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Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? The machines that (currently) do the monitoring are ny-monitor.dslreports.com sjc-monitor.dslreports.com dslreports-west2.speakeasy.net (64.81.79.40 AND 64.81.79.41)These hosts should be be added to your firewall if ICMP ping is being blocked. Advertisement Recent Posts problem with AMD HDMI... Local Zone and Internet Zone.