Best free anti virus, spyware etc

  Need4Speed 07:59 01 Apr 06

Hi, new laptop on b/b and need to know asap what is the best free anti-virus program, spy ware protection, firewall etc out there at the moment

I have only windows firewall and windows defender running at the moment.

Can anyone help?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 08:13 01 Apr 06

All you need in addition is a decent AV such as AVG click here or Avast click here and any old firewall such as kerio. I don't use a firewall and personally I believe that thw windows one is more than enough but it is yopur choice. There is no point in going OTT with anti-spyware progs...if you give permission for a prog to run, no amount of protection will help (see Spyaxe and Spyfalcon for reasons why they will not protect you. Common sense is much better than relying on programmes.


  anskyber 09:50 01 Apr 06

Have a read of this also. click here

  spuds 12:15 01 Apr 06

Gandalf's and anskyber's links will provide you with all you need plus far more.

  Dellman 21:51 01 Apr 06

For firewall solution, you want to also consider ZoneAlarm

  sassy81 14:39 27 Jul 06

could anyone tell me the best anti virus to download free thanks

  packettracer 16:53 27 Jul 06

AntiVirus @ click here
Firewall @ click here
Anti-Spyware @ click here

  Totally-braindead 18:24 27 Jul 06

sassy81 this is called hijacking as it is not your thread and hence not a good idea, you however have asked the same question as Need4Speed and Gamdalf has already answered. AVG or AVAST.

  sunny staines 20:12 27 Jul 06

good free anti spyware that i use are
A2, Ewido, spybot S&D, Ad aware, MSdefender.

spyblaster for prevention & CWShredder to erase any awkward CW infections.

  packettracer 09:35 28 Jul 06

Each individual will often go by what friends or those at work have. Having something that is free does not mean it's rubbish.

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