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Old 29th January 2007, 01:01   #1
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I m currently using follwing for pc protection from viruses & spywares & adwares....

1)Window Firewall
2)Tiny Firewall
3)kaspersky Anti Virus 6
4)Spybot Search & destroy
5)Spyware Blaster
6)Ad Aware SE
7)process Guard
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Old 29th January 2007, 01:06   #2
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I'm running Sygate Firewall and Nod32! and my comp is 24hrs-365days online
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Old 29th January 2007, 01:26   #3
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I have enterprise apps at home. Microsoft ISA Server on laptop and desktop, and firewall in my Cisco router. Plus I never visit porn/spurious sites or install any nonstandard apps
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Old 29th January 2007, 01:32   #4
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I am using these!!
  1. Windows Built in Firewall + Tiny
  2. AVG Anti Virus 7.5
  3. Spybot Search & destroy
  4. Spyware Blaster
  5. Ad Aware SE
No matter what you use, be always ready for an attack.
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Old 29th January 2007, 01:55   #5
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using
1. windows firewall
2. nod32 antivirus
3. pctools spyware doctor
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Old 29th January 2007, 02:13   #6
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Linux

otherwise

Zone Alarm + AVG + AdAware SE
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Old 29th January 2007, 04:46   #7
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just spybot, no antivirus. i need laptop to be blazing fast. a fresh install of windows every 3 months works wonders and keeps hard drive clean
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Old 29th January 2007, 08:06   #8
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I am running following
1) ALL Windows Updates & Security Patches
2) Disabled unwanted Services which are related to network & not required by me as of now.
2) Norton Corp Edition (set to daily update)
3) Stock Windows Firewall

no problems so far.
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Old 29th January 2007, 09:32   #9
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Never had any significant virus attack. Heres my list:

1. Windows updates and patches
2. Norton
3. Ad-Aware
4. MS Defender
5. Sygate firewall.

And a clean install every 4 months.
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Old 29th January 2007, 10:22   #10
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Never had any virus and spyware attack
1. Comodo firewall
2. AVG anti spyware
3. AVG anti virus
4. DSL modem + wireless router give me 2 hardware firewalls!

Besides this I occasionally analyze for rootkits and rogue anti spyware analyzers.
Browsing is done via firefox and opera only with IE rarely used.
Never had to reinstall too!
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Old 29th January 2007, 12:18   #11
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i simply don't use winduhs(!) at all! no winduhs, no virus!
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Old 29th January 2007, 12:37   #12
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I only use Antivir antivirus system... rest keeping anything on slows down the internet speed and pc performance..I use my pc mainly for games and designing and checking mails.
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Recently when I installed one software in my pc I kept my Kaspersky AV off for few minutes & when I restarted pc without my knowledge I was infected within few minutes......I tried to scan but couldnt disinfect virus completely.....it was showing annoying pop up at right hand corner & I tried many thing but coulndt get through....it was "Antivermin" showing pop ups & redirecting to perticuler site.....at one time I thought of fomatting HD but as always I found this method not good as its a last option for me anytime....

I checked entries with spyware blaster & to my horror found "zlob" entries disabled.....this shows in red.....I checkd them all again & found out registry entries & deleted them all through registry........

Point is we cant live without AV even for a few minutes.....even if we use multiple spywares & other stuff we can get infected if we misses just by few seconds online without them.

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An AV and a Good firewall is a MUST on any networked PC running any version of windows

Once my friends computer had crashed and i had to reinstall XP on it, post reinstall we connected the computer to the net to download Zonealarm suite from my server, Every 2-3 mins our computer was attacked and would shutdown as this was XP SP1 :( eventually we managed to download the SUITE and found a few spyware and trojans on the pc.


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Old 29th January 2007, 21:58   #15
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norton antivirus 2006 version does the protection for my pc....
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