Opinions of PCTools Firewall and Anti virus free

  mopar 09:15 11 May 2008
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I believe that these two products are so easy to use, but how do I know how effective they really are?

  @[email protected]!c 09:28 11 May 2008

hello :) i,m using the firewall with no problems at all just sits there and does what it should.as to the antivirus i may give it a go..but got avg free at mo..kind regards akanic

  carper 09:44 11 May 2008

I think it depends on whether you spend a long time on the net and you are open to a lot of attacks I personally spend about an hour a day and run AVG 8 Free as my antivirus and Zone alarm as my firewall.
Windows firewall is switched off. I also do a frequent scan with Adaware. All free programmes. In about 5 years I have not had a virus, but I am a bit careful on what web sites I visit and keep away from any that I think might be a bit dodgy.
Regards Carper

  mopar 11:19 11 May 2008

Many thanks to you both. I'll follow your examples

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