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Soooo many popular options...I don't want to over do these...no need to install programs that are inferior to others in the same genre of tools...which of these do you use/pair together?

Emsisoft Anti-Malware Scanner
Hitman Pro
Comodo Internet Suite
ComboFix
Panda Cloud Free
Windows Defender
Comodo Firewall
Malwarebytes
PC Tools Antivirus Free Edition
Advance SystemCare 5
SUPERAntiSpyware
SpywareBlaster
TDSSKiller
ThreatFire
Adware
Spybot
MSE
AVG
Avast
Avira
CCleaner <-- ok not secuirty but everyone loves it.

Did I miss any?


Also which of these would you pair with a paid compete internet security suite?
Edited by malikq86 - 2/1/12 at 10:27pm
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I've always just used AVG, malwarebytes and windows defender. Not sure how good of options those are but it seems to work

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Just Microsoft Security Essentials. Thats it tongue.gif
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Just Microsoft Security Essentials. Thats it tongue.gif
this
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this
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given what I have read about MSE...i honestly, don't thing that is powerful enough. iirc, it's detection rating wasn't very good. Seems like most people at least par it with Malwarebytes. than again if you are careful enough..you shouldn't have to worry.
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MSE, comodo firewall and malwarebytes for scans.
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AVG, That is what i WOULD use anyway, Atm i use this cool program called common sense biggrin.gif
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MSE, comodo firewall and malwarebytes for scans.

That tri-combo seems very popular.
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post #9 of 48
Avira and malwarebytes is the best protection combo I have found that works effectively.
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Avast. Works, doesn't lie, using for years, only getting better.
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