spyware problems

  campal 11:50 08 Mar 2006

i am running win xp and zone alarm secutity suite , the problem is i am getting a lot of spyware, adware, when i run spybot and adaware, can i stop this with another prog. why does this get past zone alarm

  reklan 11:55 08 Mar 2006

I know people knock microsft, but since i started using their antispyware ebta I have had no problems with spyware..

they have now released a new version calledd windows defender, which can be downloaded from here..

click here

as for it getting thru zone alarm, what level of security you got it set to...

  campal 11:57 08 Mar 2006

iwhat should i have it set to?

  reklan 12:15 08 Mar 2006

usually best to set it to either High or Tight,

cannot remember the actual setting (I use mcafee)

  rawprawn 12:17 08 Mar 2006

Open General Settings, Tick Auto Scan my computer, select Daily at whatever time you want,Tick full system scan, tick apply actions on detected, Bottom three boxes "Signature Default"

  campal 12:21 08 Mar 2006

thanks, sorted

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