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After Days of Clean Reports..New Infections Appeared


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#61 aland08

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Posted 18 March 2009 - 09:05 PM

Chewy,

I posted this in the Windows forum but I thought I would ask you too...

"Hi,

I occasionally hear the Windows warning thud or whatever that noise is called, yet no warning or error windows pop up, nor do I notice any strange processes running. I realize this may not be a good explanation, but I hope someone understands what I am talking about. I am not a software engineer but I am also not as computer illiterate as this post makes me sound :thumbsup:

Look forward to your response. Thanks.

Alan"

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 02:23 PM

Chewy,

Don't bother puting yourself out in regards to the CA scanning at will. CA MUST GO! I have had enough of it's problems and lack of customer support. What do you recommend for security software either paid or free, whichever is better. I typically use Windows firewall & a piad AV/AS along with 1 or 2 free programs, but I am open to suggestions.

Thanks

Alan

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 04:04 PM

I have been hearing a lot of disgrunted users with CA, it's hips protection seems to interfer with a lot of other programs.
It's a good idea but they might not have it ready for prime time.

Personally I reccomend Avira free for older computers and Avast for newer ones.

Not AVG


You might ask in the

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/25/antivirus-firewall-and-privacy-products-and-protection-methods/

for some advice
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No. Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try.

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 04:36 PM

Avast paid or free? Isn't it better to go with something paid?

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 04:52 PM

I believe in try before you buy
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Posted 19 March 2009 - 05:11 PM

THANKS Chewy

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 06:22 PM

Yea but Yoda said.... "Do or do not. There is no try" :thumbsup:

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 08:33 PM

:thumbsup:
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Posted 19 March 2009 - 10:49 PM

Chew,

Do believe in using Firewalls other than Windows FW?

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 10:56 PM

Seeing how easily the newer malware disables /turns off firewalls, I would have to say a good router is more effective.
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Posted 19 March 2009 - 10:59 PM

I have one, I hope it's good. It's a Linksys....

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 11:13 PM

Hey...if you have any thoughts about this....

"I occasionally hear the Windows warning thud or whatever that noise is called, yet no warning or error windows pop up, nor do I notice any strange processes running. I realize this may not be a good explanation, but I hope someone understands what I am talking about. I am not a software engineer but I am also not as computer illiterate as this post makes me sound :thumbsup:"

please let me know as I am getting no where in my thread .... http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...p;#entry1184791

Thanks, Alan

ps I am sure you prefer another means of contact other than an old thread...??

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 11:14 PM

Make sure it's secure with a strong password, what you use if you log onto it.
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