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Looking For Complete Protection For My Dads Pc


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#1 Guest_StephMc_*

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Posted 13 October 2007 - 10:30 AM

Hi everyone,
I would like to get my dad several layers of protection on his pc. He is currently running Norton and most likely using the basic windows firewall.
I am currently running all free versions on my computers but my Dad is 80 and I just don't think that he will go in and keep all of the different programs updated. Free versions would be great but I don't know if they offer scheduled scans and auto updating.
I need programs that will be VERY easy to use.
Any input would be great.
Thanks so much.

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#2 SpySentinel

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Posted 13 October 2007 - 05:58 PM

Hi StephMc, :thumbsup: to BleepingComputer

Norton 360 is a great new progam from Symantec that includes all-in-one protection against Viruses, Spyware, and Hackers. It automatically removes spyware and threats as well as automatically updates. This would be great for your dad because it does everything automatically, you basically "set it and forget it". It is not free however.

I can give you some free programs, but most of them will require some interaction from your dad. If you like I can list them, if not you can try Norton 360.

Please let me know.

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Posted 13 October 2007 - 10:51 PM

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 05:11 PM

Great, I will check out the Norton 360 as well as some of the other commercial ones listed in the link.
Thanks again,
Steph

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 06:22 PM

Your welcome, if you don't want to buy anything, your best bet would be what quietman7 suggested.
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