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Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetSecurity · 1 decade ago

How do I prevent bugs , trojans, viruses ?

So far I am using Zone Alarm free edition, AVG Anti-virus free edition, AVG anti-spyware free edition (mainly for its free resident shield), Spybot Searh & Destroy ( also mainly for its free resident shield, ), Spyware Blaster.

What other software programs (I prefer it be free) are highly recommended ?

Thanks again in advance.

Update:

I am using Mozilla Firefox. Do I have to tweak it or leave as it is ?

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  • tasty
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    uve got plenty

  • 1 decade ago

    i like a program called advanced windws care. ( awc. )

    i think its pretty good at cleaning registry's out and preventing spyware etc.

    worth a look see.

    Ending slow downs, freezes, crashes, and security threats.

    Scanning and finding what other utilities miss on your PC.

    Keeping your PC error-free and running more smoothly than ever.

    Designed for Windows Vista, XP, and 2000.

    Over 5,000,000 downloads since 2006.

    Availability is free of charge for private use.

    Plus, Advanced WindowsCare Personal is 100% safe and clean with no adware, spyware, or viruses.

    regards

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    A software that the two does what it says or does something completely diverse. A software that does what it says and is seen a trojan is a distant get entry to software.despite the fact that it extremely is used for secure practices applications it could stiil be used to attack different pc.then you definately've trojan downloaders that may acquire different malware on your equipment.There are even trojan password stealers for extremely nearly any software available.those are called psw trojans. Now a virulent disease is extremely diverse than a trojan.Viruses can reflect,trojans can't.yet another words a trojan can't deliver itself to others on your addressbook yet a virulent disease can.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    If you are using Internet Explorer browser, I would suggest IE-SPYAD to prevent problems,

    "IE-SPYAD adds a long list of sites and domains associated with known advertisers, marketers, and crapware pushers to the Restricted sites zone of Internet Explorer. Once you merge this list of sites and domains into the Registry, the web sites for these companies will not be able to use cookies, ActiveX controls, Java applets, or scripting to compromise your privacy or your PC while you surf the Net. Nor will they be able to use your browser to push unwanted pop-ups, cookies, or auto-installing programs on your PC."

    http://www.spywarewarrior.com/uiuc/resource.htm

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  • tuinui
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    You are probably overdoing the computer security thing as it is. Be careful your computer's performance don't take a hit. I think you should have only one spyware shield running, with the anti-virus and firewall.

  • 1 decade ago

    virus protection software, my favorite is trend micro anti virus which cost only 19.00 at most retail stores and provides you with virus protection, spyware protection, email protection, and all the stuff you need plus one year of daily updates. much better than Norton which slows down your computer a lot more.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    if you use the anti virus freeware,it's the scanner.

    If you want to prevent trojans,viruses maximum.Suggest you ihstall kaspersky or defender

    Forrest

    Brothersoft Support

  • 1 decade ago

    Firefox is one of the best secure browsers. It leads the way in online security! If you've already got it you shouldn't have to tweak it!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Buy an Apple Macintosh.

  • 1 decade ago

    Use norton 360 2008, best solution....

    Update almost everyday through live update, this should solve ur problen......

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