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(Using Win 7 on a pc)
We use a router all the time for our internet. I'm *really* not a technical guy when it comes to this stuff.
All I know is I have Avast (free version) & Super Anti Spyware (free) installed. (along with the Windows firewall)

Is this enough with the set up I have?

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As far as automatic protection, not bad.

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The continuing story is these are not flawless and the rest of the protection is us. We must help by not downloading from shady sites and more.

For me, I add in 2 more things to help me avoid bad sites.

Web Of Trust for my browser. https://www.mywot.com/
AdBlock+ to block even more thing. https://adblockplus.org/

Bob

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Yes.

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Add malware bytes anti malware free and it's good. The weak link in the chain is us. If you use dodgy sites and torrent then expect the worse.
Dafydd.

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Thanks!

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I downloaded WOT as well.

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looks good

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as long as you are not going to any dodgy sites and practice safe surfin, then you should be okay. someone mentioned malwarebytes. it is good but it is very similar to superantispyware. You really do not need both though there is nothing wrong with using one or the other as a second opinion.

One other thing, since a lot of malware comes from ads on webpages, you may want to block ads and popups. If your browser supports addons, see if adblock plus is available. I know you can use it on ie, chrome, firefox and I think opera.

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