Computer Protection

  muffin1947 06:33 03 Jun 2008
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At the moment the only protection I have are Windows Defender and AVG 7.5 and Ad-Aware 2007 Can anyone advise me of anything else I could use or is this ample enough.They are all updated daily.How about a firewall.

  birdface 06:45 03 Jun 2008

SpywareBlaster is a good program to have.Firewall It all depends what you are looking for.Comodo is about the best freebie but I found it a bit complicated So I use Kerio Firewall.Never liked Windows Defender I would think of removing it and downloading Superantispyware instead.Only my opinion others may disagree.

  rawprawn 07:50 03 Jun 2008

"How about a firewall"

If you are running Vista, it's own firewall should be OK I ran on that alone for a long time with no problems.
However if you have XP, you need to get a firewall fast. Zone alarm is another good one besides buteman's suggestions.


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  Taff™ 07:53 03 Jun 2008

You need to upgrade to AVG 8. If you run your current set of programmes do you get any nasty results? If not I would suggest you stay as you are. There seems little point in adding more security just for the sake of it.

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