Do I need extra security?

  BRFCIDB 13:29 22 Feb 08

Just got new PC with Vista, they say its much more secure againts hackers and virus etc.

Is Kaspersky and Window defender enough?

Or do I need Spy Doctor etc?



  mfletch 13:44 22 Feb 08


I would add SAS Superanyispyware to your list,

The free version/ click here

I do a manual scan every week or so,

SUPERAntiSpyware is the most thorough AntiSpyware scanner on the market. Our Multi-Dimensional Scanning and Process Interrogation Technology will detect spyware that other products miss! SUPERAntiSpyware will remove ALL the Spyware, NOT just the easy ones

And yes it does what it says it can,


  RobCharles1981 13:54 22 Feb 08
  birdface 15:38 22 Feb 08

If it is Kaspersky security suite you don't need w/defender.I would remove it and use A squared or something like that.

  birdface 15:40 22 Feb 08

Oops and don't forget SpywareBlaster.

  simmo08 19:51 22 Feb 08

...On vista here too i use:

AVG free edition
Windows defender/firewall any free spyware removal tool such as Spybot S&D.

In all honesty you need none as long as you know and trust what you go on, handy for precautions and safe measures though :)

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