Laptop...

  jordanb 22:46 18 Aug 2006
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I have just bought a laptop from a freind and need to make sure it stays in reliable good working order. Can anyone reccomend programs to protect me against spyware, viurus' etc.

  STREETWORK 23:08 18 Aug 2006

Zone Alarm and AVG Anti virus from Grisoft, both are free cut down versions for home use, but do a reasonable.

  johnnyrocker 23:27 18 Aug 2006

together with adaware, spybot, spyware blaster. and maybe some others that might come recommended


johnny.

  ArrGee 23:31 18 Aug 2006

I've been using Avast for over a year now, works perfectly well for me as an AV (and free).
click here

  Dipso 23:38 18 Aug 2006

...I find Spywareguard click here Spywareblaster.

  Dipso 23:40 18 Aug 2006

That was supposed to read Spywareguard click here Spywareblaster well.

  Dipso 23:41 18 Aug 2006

I give up!

  SANTOS7 23:53 18 Aug 2006

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All free, and recommended by most users on this forum..

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:20 19 Aug 2006

Firewall = Zonealarm
antivirus = Avast4 click here
or AVG antivirus click here (only use one)
Antispyware = SpywareBlaster click here as a blocker + Windows defender (works on XP only) click here as a realtime scanner + Adaware click here as a backup scanner

Avast will autoupdate so will defender
just remember to check for updates on the other two.

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