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#1 Judi

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Posted 15 March 2005 - 02:45 PM

On my sons computer he has constant pop-ups, even tho he has Windows and google pop-up detectors on. I have ran Nortons, AVG, CCleaner, but to no avail. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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Posted 15 March 2005 - 02:53 PM

Are you using these basic security programs?

aČ free-a complementary product to antivirus software which is specialized in protection against harmful software. Antivirus software often features an inadequate protection against Trojans, Dialers and Spyware. aČ fills this gap.
Ad-Aware-A good program similar to SpyBot S & D.
Spybot S&D-Detects and removes spyware, of different types, from your computer.
SpywareBlaster-A good program that prevents spyware from being installed on your computer in the first place. This program is always running in the background, protecting your computer. It prevents the installation of bad active X controls found in web pages.
SpywareGuard-A nice compliment to SpywareBlaster. This allows you the option to prevent downloads that contain bad active X controls.

If not, you need to. These programs, updated and used regularly, will do a lot to keep your computer clean of spyware, trojans, keyloggers, browser hijackers, etc...

Download them, update them, and then run them.

Important:
Please read this tutorial on Spybot S&D before using it. Spybot can do SERIOUS damage, if not used properly.

You also should NOT have 2 antiviruses (Norton & AVG) running at the same time.
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Posted 15 March 2005 - 03:30 PM

One additional one is the Microsoft Anti-Spyware beta which is one of the best malware protection programs available.

http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/s...re/default.mspx




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