Comodo firewall keeps updating
For the past few months I've noticed that my internet browsing is noticeable slower - sometimes in Firefox it takes 15 minutes to download a 10 MB file!- and at times my program-loading speed is much slower as well.
Now that the newer Comodo is acting more antivirus-y, could it and Avast be clashing with each other and possibly be contributing to slower browsing?This document, titled "Comodo Firewall - Disable popup alerts," is available under the Creative Commons license.Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (ccm.net).Internet Security combines the power of COMODO's award-winning Firewall and Anti Virus software to protect your PC from malicious software and Hackers. Peer Guardian 2 integrates support for multiple lists, list editing, automatic updates, and blocking all of IPv4 (TCP, UDP, ICMP, etc), m... Peer Guardian 2 is Phoenix Labs' premier IP blocker for Windows.To enable Proactive Security from Comodo’s main window, click the green “Tasks” icon.
Once the task menu is opened, click on “Advanced Tasks,” followed by “Open Advanced Settings.” Locate and click on “Configuration” and then find “Comodo Proactive Security.” Next to Proactive Security is a drop-down box with the option to enable protection.
If Comodo is very slow and taking a long time to update, especially during the first update that requires to download the huge base file at over 200MB in size, or not able to connect at all, here we have some solutions to solve the problem.
When you run an update check from Comodo software, it will first connect to then assign an update server depending on your location.
Below you can find a screenshot showing Comodo is getting an error status in checking for signature/websites database/recognizer and program updates.
A malicious piece of software can easily prevent Comodo from updating by associating a loopback address to Comodo’s update hostname in the Windows HOSTS file, or there is a possibility that the network firewall has blocked Comodo’s update servers, and it is also possible that Comodo’s own update servers is down.
Comodo is a computer security company that is well known for their free antivirus software Comodo Antivirus and Comodo Internet Security.