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#1 skydiver666

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Posted 15 January 2006 - 06:09 PM

I just recently encountered my first virus spy ware invasion and although I have done everything I can resource my comp is still slow and constantly pausing and resetting. I donít know exactly what spy ware I had but it changed the desktop. I have already gone through the step by step postings on what to do. Going into the regedit area was new territory for me but I went slowly managed to regain the system. I now have MacAfee, Norton for virus and I run Xofsoft for my spy ware. Even though it says everything is ok its 50% slower than before I had any infection. Heres what I know and what I would like to. I know Spy ware and virus are separate issues however I think I encountered both problems at the same time. Will running MacAfee and Norton Simultaneously create a problem? Should I even have both of them? I run Adobe CS2 all day on my computer and I canít take it being slow anymore. Is there anything I can do to get it back or does it need to be professionally cleaned up. Please help! I have the time to figure it out but not the $ to pass my problem.

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Posted 15 January 2006 - 06:16 PM

Will running MacAfee and Norton Simultaneously create a problem?

YES!
Use 1 Anti-Virus program, 1 Firewall and many Anti-Spyware programs, supplemented by occasional online Anti-Virus scans.

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