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#1 JJ2K

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Posted 24 January 2009 - 10:29 AM

Hi,

When installing ZoneAlarm you also get a Zone Alarm Spy Blocker toolbar, and when installing AVG free you also get their toolbar.

These are optional, but it suggests it provides added protection.

Do you guys use these, do they add worthwile valuable protection or should I uninstall them?

EDIT: I'm sure I added this topic to the Spyware Forum but it appeared in Win 98 Forum ? Maybe I didn't, sorry anyways if i could move it i would.

Edited by The weatherman, 24 January 2009 - 11:36 AM.
moved to a more apropriate forum.~TW


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Posted 25 January 2009 - 04:52 PM

Read
about the zone alarm spyware toolbar:
http://www.malwarebytes.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=3143
http://forums.zonealarm.org/zonelabs/board...essage.id=19663

about the AVG toolbar:
http://www.optimizingpc.com/howtouse/antivirusavg.html
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qi...16115421AA1n2cm

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 06:34 PM

Hey Thanks,

So I guess based on this one guy's opinion AVG toolbar is of no use:
"AVG Security Toolbar, new in AVG: disable this toolbar, in the free version of AVG it's not useful."

ZoneAlarm Spy Blocker seems to have some use

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 10:25 AM

You are welcome

on the za spyware toolbar quoting from this link: http://www.malwarebytes.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=3143

...This Toolbar is not recommened. See here:


The see here referenced in above quote is this link: http://www.benedelman.org/spyware/installa...kjeeves-banner/

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 12:41 PM

No.

I don't use Zone Alarm or AVG. And I wouldn't use their toolbars if I did.

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when they walk away.--Mipso





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