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Firefox

Etrust ezantivirus

netveda firewall

ewido

spyware blaster

 

I don't like running real time antispyware on my machine and didn't use to like running a firewall(since I got my router.). But since I started using netveda it hasn't bothered me once since I installed it.

 

The sandboxie idea is neat but it annoyed me. :P

I guess if I knew I was going to a virus infested site I would fire it up but I couldn't run that all the time. It just got in the way. <_<

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  1. hpHOSTS file
  2. IE-SPYAD
  3. AVG Free
  4. Kerio firewall v2.1.5
  5. SUPERAntiSpyware
  6. SpywareBlaster
  7. WinPatrol
  8. Windows Defender
  9. HostsMan
  10. IE7 beta 3

 

"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school." - Albert Einstein

IE7Pro user

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Internet Explorer

1. etrust EZ anti-virus ( real time saved me big time yesterday)

2. Ewido anti-spyware

3. Spywareblaster

4. Spybot

CCleaner documentation can be found here

https://www.ccleaner.com/docs/ccleaner

Support contact

https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

support@ccleaner.com

 

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I'm still undecided on a firewall. I had a bad (re. costly) experience with Netveda, so I'm leaving it alone. Maybe Jetico..?

 

 

Jetico is one I haven't tried yet. If you do try it out let me know what you think. :D

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how about zone alarm? its all that ive really tried but i like it.

 

ZA was the first one I used years ago. It had a conflict with some other program, so I replaced it with Sygate. (The program was more important than keeping ZA.)

 

While Sygate was fine while it lasted, I expect there are worthwhile replacements by now.

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Thanks humpty. I've been following the 'other firewalls' forum on Wilders for a few days now, trying to get a feel for what I want. I might just go for the Jetico 2.0 beta instead of the current version, but I'm still in 'research' mode right now.

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Browsers: Maxthon, IE, Opera

Anti-Virus: Avast!

Anti-Spyware: A-Squared, Spybot, Ewido, Lavasoft, Advanced WindowsCareV.2

 

FireWall: Windows built-in

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit Edition | COOLER MASTER Centurion 590 with 4 120mm Blue LED FANS 1 Regular 120MM FAN and a Custom Window Side Panel | AMD Athlon II x4 2.6GHZ Stock| XIGMATEK HDT-S963 92mm | ASRock A780GXE/128 | G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) @800MHZ | CF 2 XFX 4850 1GB @GPU940/MEM1005 | 320GB/OS 160GB/Storage HDDs | LG CD/DVD SATA | Rosewill 600W 2 12v Rail@44 | Ccleaner, Defraggler | Malwarebytes', SUPERAnti-Spyware | Avira AntiVir Personal | Google Chrome v3/4, IE8
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1. Firefox 1.5

2. Sygate Personal Firewall (I was thinking to go back to outpost but seems it blocks my browser)

3. Avast Home Edition 4.7

4. ewido anti-spyware 4.0

5. Lavasoft Ad-aware SE Personal Edition 1.06

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1. Firefox

2. eTrust EZ Antivirus

3. Avira AntiVir (on demand only, guard not installed)

4. Ewido Anti-Spyware.

5. Spybot-S&D

6. Common Sense?

 

O.K. so I cheated and listed six.

 

Dude! I actually Googled Common Sense? thinking it was a security app I had never heard of :angry: .

 

I had a good laugh when I remembered that you trademarked good ol' common sense a while back. At least At least that explains why I don't have it and probably never will :P .

 

That was really funny. Thanks for the laugh!

 

Firefox

SpyBot [scanning and immunization]

SpywareBlaster

Windows Defender

Zone Alarm Free

 

Online Scans from Ewido, Housecall 6.5, Kaspersky, etc.

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