OMNIQUAD™ Personal Firewall for Windows® 7
Features and advantages of OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall
OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall is two-way protection security software that shields the users’ computer from unsolicited network connections and traffic without a heavy impact in the browsing experience. It keeps the computer away from the hackers. Also, it gives control the users to decide which applications on the Internet they can access. OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall has multiple preset levels of protections to handle different environment such as a broadband Internet connection or LAN working environment. It supports Windows 98, Windows 2000, and Windows XP.
Benefits and features of OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall and compatibility issues with Windows 7 have been discussed below.
- Features of OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall
- Benefits of OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall
- Issues in using OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall with Windows 7
Features of OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall
OMNIQUAD has a kernel level packet filtering feature to protect the network of the user. It can protect local and shared resources. Real-time traffic indicator allows the user to monitor the traffic and the Oscillograph dynamically displays the network traffic. Ports can be selected or blocked for port opening requests. OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall has a feature to block range of IP addresses. It can monitor websites, Intranet, ICMP, listening ports and connections. Access history of applications, networks , Intranet and ICMP is maintained into the log file. OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall has a high degree of customization for individual applications, websites, Intranet, ICMP, Internet and networks.
Benefits of OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall
As it is a two-way firewall, it blocks unsolicited inbound network traffic as well as unauthorized outbound access. OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall protects the network and prevents it from viruses, Trojans, and Worms with its kernel level packet filtering. OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall dynamically presents the network traffic in a continuous and graphical manner. Its real-time traffic monitoring is significant for reacting to the threats immediately and identifying network bottlenecks. Users can customize the firewall rules respect to network, Intranet, time type, and Internet. OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall has three security levels of protection on the local network, dial up, ASDL, and cable modem connections. The time type is helpful to allow or restrict specific application access to a specific time or day of the week. Detail logging is another helpful feature to view and analyze the network traffic history.
Issues in using OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall with Windows 7
OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall will work perfect with Windows XP and Windows 2000, because these are the recommended operating systems by OMNIQUAD. Windows 7 is questionable for OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall, since it has not been listed as a supporting operating system in the OMNIQUAD official website. Users may need an expert support to solve Windows 7 issues with OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall, either for installing or configuration. Moreover, the compatibility issues of OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall with Windows 7 do not get any hit of performance impedance in Windows platform. However, it is required that Windows Firewall should be disabled before installing OMNIQUAD Personal Firewall on Windows operating system. Windows Firewall is ideal in speed and performance factor, since it is a native product, but has its own drawback as having one-way and basic protection.
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