Security +

  Bike-it 23 Apr 11

I am using a Dell laptop running windows vista so do i have enough security and cleaners? Programmes i am currently using Microsoft security essentials. Malawarebytes (free version) Spywareblaster. Ccleaner.

  rawprawn 23 Apr 11

Yes, but because you are running Vista I would suggest using a different firewall to the one installed in Vista. Such as Zone Alarm

  buteman 23 Apr 11

And maybe turn the free Malwarebytes into the pay for version which gives you full time protection.I believe it is a one of payment. Maybe add WOT which warns you of bad sites before you open them. It is not always 100% correct but near enough for me.

  Terry Brown 23 Apr 11

If you are using your computer for banking, check the banks web page and there is normally a free anti-virus software, you can download.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 23 Apr 11

For Vista or W7 windows own firewall is good enough MSE backed up with MAlwarebytes / SuperAntispyware SpywareBlaster as a blocker and CCleaner to remove the rubbish all are excellent choices

You are well protected

However nothing is perfect as new nasties appear every day so make sure you keep your protection updated

  Bike-it 23 Apr 11

Thanks to all who took the time to reply.


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Should I upgrade to Windows 10? 8 reasons why you should upgrade to Windows 10... and 2 why you…

We are being sold the ability to spend money we don't have. And we love it

IKinema aims to banish droopy shoulders and wonky spines in animated CG characters

How to use Apple Music in the UK: Complete guide to Apple Music's features

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message