Sunbelt Software is looking for some Beta testers to take its new firewall for a spin. On its forum, the lead engineer has posted a link for the download as well as a registration key good until July 31, 2008. He also states that:


  • Significant improvement in packet filtering
  • Significant improvement in network performance when Web filtering is enabled.
  • Enhanced Process Injection prevention to prevent code inject attempts into Windows system DLLs.
  • Corrected numerous application crashes in the firewall service.
  • Corrected various crashes in assist.exe
  • Enabled support for Windows Vista
  • Corrected issue in which binary data appeared in logs
  • Significant improvement in product stability
  • Enhanced leak test protection

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher
  • IBM compatible 400 MHz computer with at least 256 MB of RAM
  • Windows 2000 Pro SP4R1 or greater, Windows XP SP2 or greater (Pro, Home, Media Center), Windows Vista (incl. SP1)
  • 15 MB of available hard drive space

The Sunbelt Software site is here.

Comments welcome.