The free Ashampoo FireWall FREE gives you solid basic protection but if you want the full functionality of a modern firewall you need Ashampoo FireWall PRO. The Pro version includes all the strong features of the regular version – monitoring of incoming and outgoing Internet traffic, one-click protection and more – but it also gives you a whole range of powerful additional features.
Ashampoo FireWall PRO is like a trusty watchdog standing guard at the entrance to your property. It is always alert and checks everything going in and out of your computer, keeping out unwanted intruders and preventing unauthorized access to the Internet from your computer. And despite its impressive power it is so simple to use – in Easy Mode you just click and go for full protection.
- Heavy-duty firewall protection: Monitors all your
computer’s network activity and provides strong protection on both
incoming and outgoing connections.
- Easy Mode: Get full protection in seconds with Easy
Mode and the Configuration Assistant. No expert knowledge required.
- Expert Mode: Experienced users can activate this
mode for powerful additional capabilities.
- Simple and compact: Self-explanatory user
interface, uses minimum memory and resources.
- Learning Mode: Automatically identifies programs
that try to make connections and lets you decide whether you want to
allow them. Click and go protection in Easy Mode or full configuration
options in Expert Mode.
- Rules: Create rules for every program to control
how they can access the network. One-click operation in Easy Mode or
full configuration and the ability to define complex rules in Expert
- Child protection: Control your children’s access to
the Internet and the sites that they can view.
- Traffic volume limiting: For volume-based accounts.
Monitors your online traffic and warns you or closes the connection
when you reach your limit.
- Block All: One-click panic button for emergencies
that lets you block all traffic, for example if you are under attack or
suspect that a malicious program is active.
- AutoStart Manager: Identify and disable unwanted
auto-starting programs. Finds these programs in all the locations where
they can be hidden.
- System Processes Monitor: Check running processes
and stop them if necessary. Allows you to display all processes, only
system processes or only non-system processes.
- Internet Cleaner: Delete all traces of your surfing
activity. Includes support for multiple browsers.
- File Wiper: Permanently delete files and folders so
that they can never be recovered.
- IP Spam Blocker: Stop annoying popup spam on your
- Internet Accelerator: Analyzes and optimizes your
- Online Updates: Updates to increase protection
performance and security can be downloaded and installed from within the
program with a couple of clicks.