Internet Security

  Saintsman 19:45 15 Sep 06


Can anyone tell me why there are various software packages available from the same company (such as anti-virus, firewall, spam etc)when they do an internet security package that seems to incorpotate all of them?

Not only that, but the internet security package seems to be cheaper that the single items.

I am in the market for a new suite as my Trend one has expired. I have been looking at McAfee internet security 2006 which I can pick up for about £16 (with another copy thrown in).

I also know you can pick up some of the individal packages for free (AVG seems to be popular) but I think it will be easier with an all in one and £16 isn't too much to pay.

Thanks in advance for your comments.

  ade.h 20:04 15 Sep 06

What's wrong with something like Kerio and Avast? Why do you want to cough up good money for a bloated rip-off?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:15 15 Sep 06

That work better than any package you can buy:

ZoneAlarm click here

Antivirus (only install 1)
Avast4 click here
or AVG antivirus click here

Windows Defender (real time scanner) click here
Spywareblaster (blocker) click here
Adaware (back up scanner)
click here

Temporary File Cleaners:-
Crap Cleaner click here

coupled with XP SP2 built in popup blocker if you keep these upto date then you are well covered.

  anskyber 20:15 15 Sep 06

click here Amazon have it cheap at the moment if you want to go down the all in one pay route.

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