Best free anti virus, spyware etc

  [DELETED] 07:59 01 Apr 2006

Hi, new laptop on b/b and need to know asap what is the best free anti-virus program, spy ware protection, firewall etc out there at the moment

I have only windows firewall and windows defender running at the moment.

Can anyone help?

  [DELETED] 08:13 01 Apr 2006

All you need in addition is a decent AV such as AVG click here or Avast click here and any old firewall such as kerio. I don't use a firewall and personally I believe that thw windows one is more than enough but it is yopur choice. There is no point in going OTT with anti-spyware progs...if you give permission for a prog to run, no amount of protection will help (see Spyaxe and Spyfalcon for reasons why they will not protect you. Common sense is much better than relying on programmes.


  anskyber 09:50 01 Apr 2006

Have a read of this also. click here

  spuds 12:15 01 Apr 2006

Gandalf's and anskyber's links will provide you with all you need plus far more.

  [DELETED] 21:51 01 Apr 2006

For firewall solution, you want to also consider ZoneAlarm

  [DELETED] 14:39 27 Jul 2006

could anyone tell me the best anti virus to download free thanks

  [DELETED] 16:53 27 Jul 2006

AntiVirus @ click here
Firewall @ click here
Anti-Spyware @ click here

  [DELETED] 18:24 27 Jul 2006

sassy81 this is called hijacking as it is not your thread and hence not a good idea, you however have asked the same question as Need4Speed and Gamdalf has already answered. AVG or AVAST.

  sunny staines 20:12 27 Jul 2006

good free anti spyware that i use are
A2, Ewido, spybot S&D, Ad aware, MSdefender.

spyblaster for prevention & CWShredder to erase any awkward CW infections.

  [DELETED] 09:35 28 Jul 2006

Each individual will often go by what friends or those at work have. Having something that is free does not mean it's rubbish.

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