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What Are The Best Antivirus, Spyware, And Firewall Programs


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#1 Jeff Finnan

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 08:25 AM

Since I am reinstalling XP, what would you recommend? They don't have to be free.

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 08:56 AM

Hello,

I would use NOD32 for Anti Virus and Comodo firewall.
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Posted 06 July 2008 - 09:23 AM

and SuperAntiSpyware Pro and ThreatFire.

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#4 Jeff Finnan

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 12:09 PM

What about Spysweeper? I have a subscription for that.

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 12:38 PM

Spysweeper seems to be a good program. If you have a subscription for the tool then keep using it.
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Posted 06 July 2008 - 03:32 PM

and SuperAntiSpyware Pro and ThreatFire.

In addition to that Spywareblaster. Always have 1 firewall,1 Anti-virus and a few Anti-spyware programs.
Too much protection can slow down your computer so if your computer is allready slow don't have too much protection.
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Posted 07 July 2008 - 07:01 AM

Hello,

I would use NOD32 for Anti Virus and Comodo firewall.



What about Comodo with Antivirus? Cost $49

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Posted 07 July 2008 - 08:13 AM

Comodo AV is a fairly new arrival in terms of AV. While it looks a promising tool it would need to establish itself a bit more.

Comodo does a great firewall but are not so strong in other areas.
NOD32 does an amazing AV but its firewall can certainly be improved upon.

While protection suites and all in one packages do a capable job, they are just one tool in a sense and if disabled would leave the system open to infection. However having individual programs would be a lot harder to bypass.
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Posted 07 July 2008 - 08:32 PM

Are you referring to Comodo Firewall Pro Plus AV-Smart Warranty?. I assume you are :thumbsup: It's a good deal so if your AV doesn't stop something, Comodo Security Experts will Remotely connect to your PC and fix all your problems. It offers a 30 day free trial.

I also DON'T reccomend using CAV 2 (Comodo Anti-Virus v2). It's in beta and all development has completely stopped on it, CAV 3 is expected at the end off this month, Which will have TREMENDOUS improvements (New GUI, New Features, LESS MEMORY, etc). It will be released as a short beta, then final. Promises to be great.

I also recommend Avast!, Comodo Firewall Pro 3 & SUPERAntispyware.

Josh




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