spyware...should i buy

  pooperscooper 07:19 19 Sep 2006

Hi, My computer has slowed down considerable so I re-installed windows, it is still as bad so I ran a check with a spyware program I found on the internet, it tells me I have 47 things wrong,and I should buy it.....Should I buy it or can you recommend one for me....Thanks

  dogbreath1 07:26 19 Sep 2006

What is it?

You don't need to spend a penny to be adequately protected. It's all free. Windows Defender is OK for real time protection, Ad-Aware, a-squared, Spybot Search & Destroy for scanning occasionally, SpywareBlaster to protect you from dodgy sites...and yer done.

Provided, of-course, you have a decent antivirus (Avast or AVG) and firewall (ZoneAlarm).

  VoG II 07:27 19 Sep 2006

You shouldn't need to buy anything: Ad-aware click here Spybot click here Defender click here and SpywareBlaster click here should be ample.

Beware these click here

  Graham. 07:29 19 Sep 2006

Don't buy! click here

  pooperscooper 08:13 19 Sep 2006


  Andsome 08:26 19 Sep 2006

Sounds to me like one of those dodgy programs that give false positives in order to make you buy.

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