Essential software for protecting your PC

  ross_mcculloch 12:54 03 Jan 2008

I currently use the firewall that comes with XP, AVG anti-virus, windows defender and adaware...any other suggestions folks?

Freeware preferred!

  Clapton is God 13:27 03 Jan 2008

You might want to add another bit of real-time protection click here

Plus this for scanning click here

  G-X 19:22 07 Jan 2008

Spybot S&D is another good anti malware (spyware adware etc.) program and it is freeware.

It probably wont be neccessary for you to have 2 or 3 running at once (this will slow your system down) unless you often go on high-risk sites but occaisional scanning with both could be useful (ensure you update them before you do this).

This is also a good way of removing any malware that noe doesnt recognise or cant remove.

  pchelper001 19:34 07 Jan 2008

Avira Anti-Virus

click here

  mazuk 10:40 10 Jan 2008

You use firewalls on them all? how havn't you got any type of network conflict going on yet?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 11:38 10 Jan 2008

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