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#1 rocket2247


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Posted 28 February 2009 - 08:50 AM

I just got a new computer and I am using the free Comodo Internet Security which includes a firewall and an Anti Virus. I then disabled the Windows Firewall. This is all I have running now. I haven't heard much on here about the Comodo AV so I am not sure if this is good enough or if I should use something else. Please let me know. Also, which other programs should I have? Thanks.

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#2 JamesFrance


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Posted 28 February 2009 - 09:13 AM

I have the same and although I do the occasional scan with Superantispyware and Malwarebytes Antimalware, they have not found anything so far.

As long as you do not allow something bad to run by giving permission via a Defense+ query (which now has Threatcast to guide you), you would not even test the capability of the Antivirus. Although the av is still developing it is now catching up fast with the best in the business.

There are some interesting tests being posted on the Comodo forum here:

The latest CIS has very few pop-ups to answer using it's default configuration, however I would suggest changing Defense+ to Safe Mode so as not to need to deal with pending files. That does not produce many more pop-ups.

#3 Swordie


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Posted 28 February 2009 - 09:51 PM

I would install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware or SuperAntiMalware to finish your set. The 2 in 1 combo from Comodo is very efficient, especially the firewall. I would just download an A-M just to be on the safe side incase some mass-malware were to hit.
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