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#1 34BLEEP00XX

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 10:37 AM

I have new computer(Got it 01-06-12) and new net connection as 50M cable.
Question:
How to check out that I am protected from web harms?

I don't know if I have a problem in my machine. Just want to be sure here.

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#2 jntkwx

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 11:47 AM

34BLEEP00XX,

To keep your computer safe online, follow the steps here: Simple and easy ways to keep your computer safe and secure online :thumbup2:
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#3 34BLEEP00XX

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:00 PM

jntkwx:
Thanks for info. I have these programs in my computer for safety:

AVAST! antivirus
Emisisoft Anti Malware
Spybot S&D
Secunia PSI
Trend Micro HijackThis

Are these enough or what else do I need?

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:04 PM

I would also recommend Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
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#5 34BLEEP00XX

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:08 PM

jntkwx:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Is it free for home usage?

I once had Lavasoft ad-aware but it did not liked my AVAST! at all. Damn.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:09 PM

Yes, there is a free version of Malwarebytes for home usage. It works well with many antivirus programs, including Avast.
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:13 PM

jntkwx:

Thanks. This topic is now solved completely.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:14 PM

You're welcome. I'm glad I could help. Feel free to post any future computer problems or questions in the appropriate forum. :thumbup2:
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