Advice needed - Security Software

  onedaymyfriend 17:05 04 Dec 09
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Hi guys!

Can you give me some advice on which Security software is best? A friend of mine has had her laptop for about 2 months, but her MS malware software isn't active and I can't find it anywhere on the hard drive.

I thought that MS gave new vista users 6 months free security, or they did when I first got mine.

Many thanks as always!

D~

  Technotiger 17:23 04 Dec 09

Hi,

I use and recommend Microsoft Security Essentials, MalwareBytes Anti-Malware, Super AntiSpyware all Free, and Sunbelt Personal Firewall paid-for version.

I believe the Vista Firewall is adequate, plus, if using a Router many have a built-in hardware firewall as well.

Plus of course, Sensible Surfing!

  Technotiger 17:24 04 Dec 09

PS - Google will point you to all of those.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:26 04 Dec 09
  Input Overload 17:34 04 Dec 09

A-Squared Free is excellent.

  john bunyan 18:12 04 Dec 09

I agree with Technotiger; you may want a free firewall and I use Comodo on XP and PC Tools on W7

  onedaymyfriend 20:04 04 Dec 09

Thanks guys!

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