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by jnrp / June 17, 2005 10:31 PM PDT

I need to buy software for spyware and adware, but I do not know which is the best one. Can anybody give their valuable advice.


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These are all good and free
by roddy32 / June 17, 2005 11:09 PM PDT
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Spybot S&D (download, check for updates, read the tutorial and scan often, it also does some blocking)

SpywareBlaster (a blocker only, download it, check for updates, enable it and leave it alone except for checking for updates occasionally)

SpywareGuard (similiar to SpywareBlaster but works in a different way and does not update as often for that reason.

Ad-Aware SE (a scanner, download, check for updates, read the directions and scan.

cwshredder (stand alone unit)(another small scanner for certain things, ALL other windows should be closed)

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In case..
by Donna Buenaventura / June 18, 2005 12:46 AM PDT
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I would add Microsoft Antispyware (Beta 1) ...
by Jake Barnes / June 18, 2005 12:56 AM PDT
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I would add a firewall
by phil66 / June 18, 2005 1:55 AM PDT

to Roddy's list. Zone Alarm and Sygate are both free.

And this would complete your protection.


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