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#1 vitalgirl

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Posted 14 January 2010 - 04:18 AM

Hi

I came across this forum after having problems with my computer, suspected virus/malware. I know its not the place to post about that so I won't :-) But from what I have read of the way others have been helped, I'd like to say thank you in advance! People have written that helping others solve virus/malware problems is addictive , and all I can say is, I am glad it is so!

One quick question regarding AV software (and I hope this is appropriate here). I was running trend micro, and it didn't pick up some/a virus/es I had in december, and also it didn't notify me when I had picked up something (and probably inadvertantly transmitted to) some websites I run, so after that happened (the websites being compromised, which I am in the process of trying to sort out, tedious tedious!), I decided to bite the bullet and try sophos (currently on a trial). I have read great stuff about them, and I am impressed so far, though my computer is still not quite right. What are some 'expert' thoughts on them?

Again, thank you everyone here!

Rebecca

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 14 January 2010 - 10:32 AM

Hello Rebecka and welcome to Bleeping Computer.

Please take the time, to browse the New User Orientation forum, to help familiarize yourself with how the board works.

Also, don't forget to check out the Tutorials.
There's a lot of very useful information, in there.

Any question about which tools to use or which is better can be answered here:
AntiVirus, Firewall and Privacy Products and Protection Methods
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/25/antivirus-firewall-and-privacy-products-and-protection-methods/

Edited by garmanma, 14 January 2010 - 10:32 AM.

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