ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2014

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2014

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ZoneAlarm was originally a very popular firewall solution, which since has developed into complete antivirus and Internet security solutions used by over 60 million users worldwide. ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2014 is ZoneAlarm’s most advanced home user solution, not only protecting users from all types of malware, hackers and identity theft, but also provides parental controls, online backup, and PC tune up tools. What makes ZoneAlarm Extreme Security unique from competitor products is that it includes daily monitoring of your credit report through Equifax.

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Key Features

  • Complete protection from malware – ZoneAlarm has a unified scan engine to make detection and removal of viruses, spyware, Trojan horses, worms, bots, and more, faster and easier. It also provides kernel-level virus protection, meaning that it protects at the operating system level. All downloads are analyzed in three different ways before they can infect your PC, and gives you a warning if the downloads are malicious.
  • The firewall solutions that made ZoneAlarm famous – ZoneAlarm Extreme Security comes with a two-way firewall to stop attacks before they get into your computer, as well as monitor the information that leaves your PC. It also includes a full stealth mode to make you invisible to hackers. Additionally, ZoneAlarm comes with an Operating System Firewall, which monitors behaviors within your computer to find and stop even the most sophisticated malware, which may have bypassed traditional anti-virus and Internet security suites.
  • Multiple layers of advanced protection – In addition to malware protection and advanced firewall solutions, ZoneAlarm also includes anti-spam, parental controls, and wireless PC protection, which detects wireless networks and automatically applies the most security firewall protection.
  • Advanced identity protection – ZoneAlarm offers several ways to protect your identity. it blocks phishing attacks by fraudulent websites from getting to your personal data; it protects your passwords and other key strokes from being stolen by keyloggers and screengrabbers, and it also comes with an exclusive daily credit report monitoring by Equifax.
  • Virtual browsing – With ZoneAlarm, every time you visit a website, open a new page, or download a file, everything that could attack you or your PC goes to a temporary, virtual version of your browser. That way, if malware does manage to get through your defenses, the temporary browser will be infected instead of your computer.
  • PC tune up tools – ZoneAlarm Extreme Security comes with several different tune up tools to keep your PC running smoothly, for example: registry repair and defragmentation to optimize your registry, and a temporary file cleaner to free up disk space and reduce clutter.
  • Secure online backup – ZoneAlarm Extreme Security lets you schedule automated backups of your important data, in order to protect it from loss, theft, accidental deletion or disc failure. All stored data is encrypted using a security key with a password, protecting it further from hackers. To keep your backups as small and quick as possible, only the modified portions of your files are backed up.
  • Easy to use for anyone – ZoneAlarm has a user friendly interface that is easy for anyone to use and customize. The program provides options for advanced users to customize and adjust their settings, as well as options for more average users. It also comes with a game mode for a better gaming experience, and an auto-learn mode that automatically configures security settings based on your behavior. Additionally, you can choose Quiet Security, which reduces the number of program security alerts that you see by over 90%.
  • Free customer support – ZoneAlarm comes with free telephone support, as well as free online customer support through in-depth information, forums, and LiveChat.

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ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2014 System Requirements

To run ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2014, your computer must meet the following system requirements:

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32/64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bit), Business/Home Premium/Ultimate, Service Pack 2 or higher
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Home/Professional, Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3, or higher.


  • Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista: 2 GHz or faster processor.
  • Windows XP: 1 GHz or faster processor.


  • Windows 8, Windows 7: 2 GB RAM (32-bit); 4 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • Windows Vista: 2 GB RAM
  • Windows XP: 1 GB RAM

Disk Space

  • 250 MB of free hard disk space

Supported Internet Browsers and Email Programs

Supported Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Firefox 15

Supported Email Programs

  • Outlook Express: POP3, IMAP (IMAP supported if Outlook Express is set to download the entire message, rather than just message header)
  • WinMail: POP3
  • Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010: Exchange, POP3, IMAP IMAP supported if Outlook Express is set to download the entire message, rather than just message header)

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ZoneAlarm User Reviews

ZoneAlarm first got famous for its popular firewall solutions, but has since developed into providing users with complete Internet security solutions. If you are already a ZoneAlarm user, why are you using it? What is it that you like? Please share your experience with ZoneAlarm by using the form below!

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ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2014 Screenshots

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security has a straightforward and easy-to-use interface, which can be customized depending on your experience level. Updated screenshots will be added soon.

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