Need free Firewall,AV,Reg cleaner etc for win98

  bof:) 11:59 18 Sep 2007

Hi all, a friend who's pc runs Win98 (don't know if its win98SE) is considering finishing with Nortons AV program if he can get a free antivirus checker.

He's also told me that he does not have a firewall on his pc. I've looked at Zone Alarm and Comodo via the click here website and according to the technical details they only work on win2000 and above.

So does anyone know of a free firewall that will run on Win98?

I'd also like to know if anyone knows of a free AV program and free antispyware program that runs on win98.

So far I've downloaded Spyware Blaster, SpyBot s&d and Superantispyware.

I'd also be interested in finding a free Registery cleaner suitable for Win98

Many thanks,


  RobCharles1981 12:10 18 Sep 2007

Hi Run the Removal Tool from here:
click here

From File hippo for Windows 98 I would recomend.

AVG and Zone Alarm

As for Registery Cleaner - CCleaner to be found on filehippo also.

Spyware Stuff Looks fine but also add Spywareterminator.

  Belatucadrus 12:27 18 Sep 2007

Anti Virus: avast! click here

Firewall: r-firewall click here

Anti spyware:wincleaneras click here offers the realtime protection that is disabled on Spyware Terminator for W9X variants.

General cleaner with registry cleaner: CCleaner click here

  bof:) 12:52 18 Sep 2007

Hi Rob_2_Wales, I checked the technical details for Zone Alarm it appears not too run earlier than Win2000.

Zone Alarm earliest version shown on Filehippo

click here

Thankyou for the Nortons temover tool, I'll check with my friend which version he has.

I've downloaded Ccleaner.

Thankyou very much


  RobCharles1981 13:01 18 Sep 2007


Your Welcomme ;-)

  bof:) 15:13 18 Sep 2007

hi Belatucadrus, many thanks for the links, I've downloaded everything to cd ready to take to my friends.

Thank you again,


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