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On Or Off All The Time?


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#1 Wiggie

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Posted 30 October 2005 - 11:22 AM

I hear contradictory opinions whether the computer and internet should be On all the time or OFF when not in use. I have Windows XP home edition and I have DSL Wiggie

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Posted 30 October 2005 - 11:24 AM

See this thread:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...topic=33513&hl=

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Posted 30 October 2005 - 01:26 PM

Set your computer up behind a NAT router and a firewall (other than MS windows firewall) and you should be fine.
Make sure all of you antivirus and antispyware is installed and up to date.

AVG Free Edition Antivirus(I personally use)
Avast Home Edition Antivirus Freeware

Microsoft AntiSpyware Beta
Spybot
AdAware SE Personal Edition
Ewido Security Suite - 14 day trial

cCleaner

Sygate 5.4
Zone Alarm
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