Free antivirus, firewall and parental controls

  Dellman 10:34 24 Jun 2007

Anyone able to provide me with recommendations for free antivirus, firewall and parental controls? I want to load onto my dad's laptop (his grandchildren also may use!!). Also, he currently has McAfee. Do I need to uninstall first before I add any of the new protections? Concerned his laptop maybe attacked whilst in changeover. Any advice?

  johnnyrocker 10:48 24 Jun 2007

avg= click here save to desktop uninstall mcafee while off line and install avg from desktop while still off line, anti spyware click here. plus various others from download section of this site like spy bot adaware se and spywareblaster.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:51 24 Jun 2007

Download with MAfee on then disconnect from web befor installing firewall and AV.

1 firewall
1 AV
and as much Antispy as you want but don't overlaod your system.

Antivirus best free are either of these I prefer Avast.
Avast4 click here
AVG antivirus click here

Firewalls :-
Comodo Personal Firewall 2.0 click here
Filesclab click here
Jetico click here
Kerio4 click here
Netveda click here
Nrt firewall 2.0.1 click here
Outpost free click here
R-firewall click here
Securepoint click here
Softperfect click here
Sygate click here
Wyvernworks click here
ZoneAlarm click here

My choice is ZoneAlarm or Commodo.

Anti Spyware :-
Adaware click here
Spybot S&D click here
Spywareblaster click here
Spycatcher express click here
a2 click here
Windows Defender click here
AVG Antispware click here
Superantispyware click here
Hitman pro click here

My choice here is to use
Spywareblaster as a blocker
Defender as a realtime scanner
and ADaware or AVG as backup scanners

Child safe Internet control :-
Iprotectyou click here
Weblocker click here
Parental Filter click here
K9 web protection click here
Naomi click here

No experince here as my Children are old enough to be allowed uncontrolled access.

  skidzy 12:06 24 Jun 2007

You have plenty to consider from the above,here is a bit more info for you click here

  spuds 12:09 24 Jun 2007

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