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What is Core ForceĀ®?

CORE FORCEĀ® is a free comprehensive endpoint security solution for Windows 2000 and Windows XP systems. CORE FORCE can be used to:

CORE FORCE provides inbound and outbound stateful packet filtering for TCP/IP protocols using a Windows port of OpenBSD's PF firewall, granular file system and registry access control and programs' integrity validation. These capabilities can be configured and enforced system-wide or on a per-application basis for specific programs such as email readers, Web browsers, media players, messaging software, etc.


To install CORE FORCE, download the setup package and follow the installation instructions.

Please check the Known Issues and the Compatibility List for the current release of CORE FORCE.

To kick start using CORE FORCE, we recommend reading the following articles from our Library:

If you need help configuring or using CORE FORCE, please refer to our Support area.

System requirements




CORE FORCE provides tailored configurations for the most common programs.

A task-based, easy to use interface let you change the configuration parameters easily.

You can define permissions for files and directories by browsing your file system.

Contact Us

Whether you want to report a bug, send us any question, or give some suggestions on this software, drop us a few lines at oss@.