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New Laptop - Looking for advise on protection


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#1 JuliaS

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 10:00 AM

I just bought a new Laptop with Windows 7 64 bit and I'm not sure what protection to install. I can't afford the Norton that came with the system, I'm looking for freeware.

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 01:41 PM

Did you check the freeware alternatives section on BC ? http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic366982.html

Additionally, the following are free security suites (firewall + antivirus) :
Outpost Security Suite 7.1 : http://free.agnitum.com/
Comodo Internet Security : http://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/free-internet-security.php

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 01:52 PM

Take a look at Quietman7's post here: Choosing a security toolkit with anti-virus, firewall and anti-malware programs is a matter of personal preference

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