Jump to content
CCleaner Community Forums

Whats your reason for running so much protection?


ident
 Share

Recommended Posts

On my WinXP machine I run Avira AntiVir, Outpost Firewall, SpywareBlaster, and MVPS and hpHosts hosts files. Then I do monthly scans with MBAM.

 

However, I use my Win2000 machine quite often and only run Sygate Firewall and MVPS and hpHosts hosts files. I use Opera exclusively on that computer, so I don't have SpywareBlaster installed (although I might install it considering the comments above). I also do monthly scans with MBAM.

 

I've never got ANY viruses or spyware on EITHER computer, despite having no active virus protection on the Win2000 machine (both are also behind my router's hardware firewall which gets a 100% on the GRC port test).

Dell Latitude D600

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit SP1

 

follow_me-c.png

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Yeah but SpywareBlaster will still protect you even if you don't use IE since so many programs rely upon IE's core components to update themselves, probably malware too like getting some spyware on your system unknowingly.

 

 

I use and like SpywareBlaster too. Did'ja know that the protection against "Red Sheriff" can get turned off without your knowledge?

 

See: http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=245461

The CCleaner SLIM version is always released a bit after any new version; when it is it will be HERE :-)

Pssssst: ... It isn't really a cloud. Its a bunch of big, giant servers.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Your friend had more the enough and maybe that's even why you went to help him. All those stuff sometimes conflict slowing the computer.they might even view a system file as malicious!! Ok your working environ matters and what you do.......downloading, surfing, emailing, are all different and we all know what each bring along. A good Antivirus and a SpywareBlaster will do!!! I have been fine with Kaspersky(workstation) antivirus wirh SpywareBlaster!! ;)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Moderators
I use and like SpywareBlaster too. Did'ja know that the protection against "Red Sheriff" can get turned off without your knowledge?

 

See: http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=245461

Spybot-S&D mucking (not the word I really wanted to use) with SpywareBlaster is why I removed Spybot-S&D. Spybot-S&D messed with it for a long time disabling some protection.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

No, NOD32 is just another AV, and it's the best one out there. (I take my comment about Avira back). If you want to block ad's and banners use Adblock Plus if you use FF, if you use Opera use Fanboy's adblock list, and if you use Chrome, or any browser based off of it, use Adsweep (which has been discontinued).

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...