Free firewall suggestions

Can someone recommend a good firewall to use...i had zonealarm freshly installed on a windows ME compaq but i get a red X when i boot the system and it causes haning on shutdown....

Can I get suggestions for an alternative free program? Again the os is ME so i need some 3rd party app that will work and work have decent.....

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davidis99Commented:
You can find freeware options at these sites:

http://www.snapfiles.com/Freeware/security/fwfirewall.html
http://www.tucows.com/search?search_terms=firewall&search_scope=win&search_adv=0&sort=score&filter=freeware&page=1&nsort=date
http://www.download.com/sort/3150-10435_4-0-1-3.html?qt=&author=&titlename=&desc=&li=49&os=&swlink=&gfiletype=

although the number of free candidates that filter outbound applications has declined, with the acquisition of Kerio by the makers of CounterSpy, and Sygate by Symantec.
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