which anti-virus

  eysha1 16:42 22 Jun 2014

I have super antispywear on my win 8 Toshiba laptop. What other FREE programs would you recommend my having for security? Thanks. E

  john bunyan 17:35 22 Jun 2014

I can only say what I use: Anti Virus : Avira (Many others prefer Avast). Malware prevention: Spywareblaster. Malware scanning and removal: Malawarebytes and Superantispyware. Registry cleaner and general cleaner ; CCleaner. I use the Windows own Firewall. All are free - one has to keep them updated, but I have had no problems in a couple of years whereas a Bullguard suite let in a virus. I would steer clear of MS Security essentials as an antivirus. Avast, Avira and maybe AVG seem well regarded as freebies.

  john bunyan 17:39 22 Jun 2014

PS Only one anti virus programme should be installed. The others are all OK as extras.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:02 22 Jun 2014

As JB above. that's a good set of protection

ADWcleaner is useful to clean browsers and Crytoprevent will help against ransomeware

  Ex plorer 14:29 08 Jul 2014

I use Avast Internet security Pay a yearly fee of £19.99 also free super anti-spy ware, and Malwarebytes.

  stevethetester 17:33 08 Jul 2014

if looking for free solution would recommend Qihoo 360 Internet Security.

if you want to splash out on a paid solution go for kaspersky 2015 (now available)

please check out : click here for independant reviews Hope this helps and good luck-Steve

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