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What would cover all my computers problems with full security?

post #1 of 7
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Cause I heard antiviruses don't even clean up the other problems.

What do I need to get that would clean everything out, antivirus, malware, trojans, and everything else that could be on there?

What would keep my computer from all the threats all the time?
post #2 of 7
first step starts with you, watch what you install, don't click on everything you see.. use adblockers and script killers.
if its a no name software, don't even download it.
when clicking on links, hover over the link or image and look to see where the url goes to.
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post #3 of 7
If somebody knew the answer to that question, they'd be a very rich man. Nothing can protect you completely from everything but if you use a standard AV and use common sense online, you'll be fine. Can't remember the last issue I had and I use MSE!
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post #4 of 7
You just need Windows firewall and any decent anti-virus, AVG, Kaspersky or even MSE will do. The best anti-virus is your brain, don't click things that look dodgy and virus scan everything you download. I've had a Windows computer for 13 years and never once had a virus.
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post #5 of 7
1. Unplug computer from internet
2. Place computer in vault
3. Lock vault tightly

Seriously though, like the others said, install an antivirus and educate yourself on how viruses/malware/etc are spread. Nothing can protect you 100%, but the best protection you have is yourself.
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post #6 of 7
As above. Personal preference is Avast free and Comodo, firefox with adblock plus

Strangely the other week I was infected by something that was hard to remove called AVG (vprotect and toolbar randomly crashing browser etc)...and the install time in control panel was when the machine was off. Took 5 goes of the avg uninstaller and some reg hacking to remove it. Weird. rolleyes.gif
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post #7 of 7
you could always set up a dedicated router with hardware firewalls, run a decent antivirus/antimalware, setup an adblocker and scriptkiller and dont visit porn/illegal torrent sites

and that mostly would take care of it
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