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Anti Virus, Spyware, Etc


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#1 jeffme

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Posted 17 December 2005 - 04:00 PM

I had Norton loaded on my system but I still seemed to end up with spyware. So I did a bit of looking at CNET and chose Aluria Security Center. I had also had loaded Spybot S&D.

I was having connectivity issues with SBC and each time I had to turn off firewalls to work with SBC Tech Support.

Well of course I ended up with SpyAxe because I forgot to turn the firewalls back on (or at least I assume that was the reason).

Then I discover that I was having a conflict between Aluria and Norton..........so I needed to make a choice between the two and I chose Aluria.

Have I made an incorrect choice here? :thumbsup:

Any guidance or suggestions would be GREATLY appreciated!!!!

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Posted 17 December 2005 - 04:38 PM

No, I don't think so. But you do need a good AV. I have list several below with the one I like indicated. You will be well servered with a choice of anyone of these...


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AVG Free Edition Antivirus (I personally use)
Avast Home Edition Antivirus Freeware
AntiVir Personal Edition Classic Freeware
BitDefender 8 Free Edition AntiVirus Freeware
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Posted 17 December 2005 - 08:22 PM

Thanks so much for the help!!

I'm currently downloading AVG.

One more question.........would you recommend remove Aluria once I am using AVG?

Thanks,
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Posted 17 December 2005 - 10:26 PM

I wish I could help you, but I know nothing about this product. What is Aluria?
Glad to hear you like it. AVG that is. :thumbsup:
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Posted 17 December 2005 - 10:42 PM

Great choice on the AVG.

CHeck this link on aluria http://www.aluriasoftware.com/index.php?me...=article&id=119

seems they are owned by earthlink, or something to that effect
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