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Postby riversandlakes » Mon, 26 Jun 2006 11:03 pm

AVG has no such restrictions...
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Postby hibri2 » Thu, 29 Jun 2006 7:10 pm

hope it is not too late to recommend something to you...

one word: Linux

one recommendation: www.ubuntu.com

it comes with FW and so far you wont need anti-virus/spyware/adware
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Postby likepeas » Sun, 03 Sep 2006 10:08 am

Anti-Spyware
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Ad-aware - http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/
Bazooka - http://www.kephyr.com/spywarescanner/index.html
CWShredder - http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract/cw ... nload.html
Hijackthis - http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html
IESpy-Ad - https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/ehowes/www/resource.htm
Microsoft Defender (Beta 2) - http://www.microsoft.com/athome/securit ... fault.mspx
SpyBot Search & Destroy - http://spybot.safer-networking.de/
SpywareBlaster - http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
SpywareGuard - http://www.wilderssecurity.net/spywareguard.html
WinPatrol - http://www.winpatrol.com/

Anti-Virus
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AntiVir - http://www.free-av.com/
Avast - http://www.avast.com/i_idt_1018.html
AVG - http://free.grisoft.com/
BitDefender - http://www.bitdefender.com
ClamWin - http://www.clamwin.com/
CyberHawk - http://www.novatix.com/cyberhawk/ Beta

Firewalls:
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Jetico Personal Firewall - http://www.jetico.com/index.htm#/jpfirewall.htm
Kerio (Kerio Personal Firewall is FREE for home and personal use) - http://www.kerio.com/kpf_home.html
Outpost Firewall (version 1 is free) - http://www.agnitum.com/download/outpost1.html
SoftPerfect Personal Firewall - http://www.softperfect.com/products/firewall/
Sygate - Discontinued
Wyvern Firewall 2004 - http://www.wyvernworks.com/firewall.html
Zonealarm Basic firewall - http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/c ... wnload.jsp

enjoy the list

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Postby DimWit Kid » Sun, 03 Sep 2006 11:13 am

Anybody tried (with open minded and suppressed scepticism :D) the IE7 beta and WinDefender? Any comments?

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Postby likepeas » Sun, 03 Sep 2006 6:46 pm

DimWit Kid wrote:Anybody tried (with open minded and suppressed scepticism :D) the IE7 beta and WinDefender? Any comments?


they are not stable ... avast and AVG and Nod 32 ... most prefered
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Postby DimWit Kid » Sun, 03 Sep 2006 6:55 pm

What do you mean "is not stable"?
Is that comment based on real experience or just guesswork? No offence!

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Postby likepeas » Mon, 04 Sep 2006 8:53 am

lol... i have used them before ... personally don't prefer them
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Postby ewiz » Sat, 09 Sep 2006 11:05 am

use google pack. it comes with FREE NORTON ANTIVIRUS (6 month subscribtion) --http://pack.google.com/


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