Essential software for Windows 7?

  smiiithy2009 16:58 19 Sep 2010

I am running Windows 7 and my safety and performance software package includes and Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and TuneUp Utilities Version 9. Does anybody have any suggestions for additions that could benefit me in terms of security, performance or the maintenance of my system? I am willing to consider both free and purchasable software.

Thanks in advance,


  bionicle 21:10 19 Sep 2010

click here is safe and reliable to keep your system running well.

  smiiithy2009 14:43 05 Oct 2010

Thanks for that. Any further suggestions? Any good antispyware to consider?

  Woolwell 14:50 05 Oct 2010

Malwarebytes click here free version.

I am not a great fan of registry optimisers or programs that state they will speed up your system. They can cause more problems than they solve. CCleaner is fine.

  john bunyan 14:56 05 Oct 2010

I would add Superantispyware.

  smiiithy2009 15:03 05 Oct 2010

So would you agree that the below would be a suitable package to have installed at one time?

Kaspersky Internet Security



  john bunyan 15:21 05 Oct 2010

Looks fine. If and when the paid for Kaspersky runs out, there are good free antivirus programmes.One other "malware preventer" you might add is (Free) Spywareblaster.

  smiiithy2009 15:28 05 Oct 2010

I get it free with my bank account but I do like it because its quite a light app. Will have a look at Spywareblaster though.

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