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I was wondering, what are great tools to use to keep your computer safe and clean besides antivirus? I use adaware and spybot but i was wondering what everyone else uses.
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Ad-Aware SE and Spybot S&D, with AVG
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yeah, i use Ad-Aware SE and Spybot S&D with Avast! antivirus
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im thinking of switching to anti-vir for constant file scanning.......
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the reason why i ask, is because i keep finding the exact same spyware and adware when i scan. Fastclick and blah blah blah. It seems my tools find it, but do not delete the root of the problem. Anyone have any suggestions?
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i get the same common two results with spybot each time i scan, FastClickmedia.revolver, addbanner......blah,blah,blah........

do you use a firewall?
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Originally Posted by Dreko44 View Post
the reason why i ask, is because i keep finding the exact same spyware and adware when i scan. Fastclick and blah blah blah. It seems my tools find it, but do not delete the root of the problem. Anyone have any suggestions?
get Spyware Blaster, it would block the known places where the malware have been, been using it for a year and it work very well!!!
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well that spywareblaser looks like the shizzle, im playing with it now. It might have accually fixed this problem
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Originally Posted by Dreko44 View Post
the reason why i ask, is because i keep finding the exact same spyware and adware when i scan. Fastclick and blah blah blah. It seems my tools find it, but do not delete the root of the problem. Anyone have any suggestions?
avgantispy will get rid of those tracking cookies
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