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#1 bighenny22

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Posted 22 March 2015 - 12:15 PM

Hi just looking for a few programs so i can keep my sons laptop and my desktop clean..his laptop is windows 8.1 and my desktop is windows vista ... thanks


Edited by hamluis, 22 March 2015 - 12:37 PM.
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Posted 22 March 2015 - 12:17 PM

Hi bighenny22 :)

What do you mean by "clean" here, clean from junk files and other bloats, or clean from malware? Because if it's to stay clean from malware and secure, we'll get your thread moved in a more appropriate section :)

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Posted 22 March 2015 - 12:29 PM

Hi Aura ..malware and secure and speed ..thanks



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Posted 22 March 2015 - 12:34 PM

Alright :) Well, let's see what you have installed so far.

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  • Download MiniToolBox and move the executable file to your Desktop;
  • Execute MiniToolBox and check the following options:
    • List Installed Programs;
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Posted 22 March 2015 - 01:19 PM

MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version: 09-03-2015
Ran by USER (administrator) on 22-03-2015 at 14:15:39
Running from "C:\Users\USER\Desktop\speedup"
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Business  Service Pack 2 (X86)
Model: HP Compaq dc7900 Ultra-Slim Desktop Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
Boot Mode: Normal
***************************************************************************

========================= Event log errors: ===============================

Application errors:
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Error: (03/21/2015 10:28:34 PM) (Source: Application Error) (User: )
Description: Faulting application plugin-container.exe, version 36.0.3.5556, time stamp 0x550bb6a0, faulting module mozalloc.dll, version 36.0.3.5556, time stamp 0x550ba813, exception code 0x80000003, fault offset 0x00001e02,
process id 0x43cc, application start time 0xplugin-container.exe0.

Error: (03/06/2015 04:15:16 AM) (Source: RIM MDNS) (User: )
Description: 572: ERROR: read_msg errno 0 (The operation completed successfully.)

Error: (03/06/2015 04:15:16 AM) (Source: RIM MDNS) (User: )
Description: ERROR: mDNSPlatformReadTCP - recv: 10053

Error: (03/06/2015 04:15:16 AM) (Source: RIM MDNS) (User: )
Description: 444: ERROR: read_msg errno 0 (The operation completed successfully.)

Error: (03/06/2015 04:15:16 AM) (Source: RIM MDNS) (User: )
Description: ERROR: mDNSPlatformReadTCP - recv: 10053

Error: (03/06/2015 04:14:24 AM) (Source: RIM MDNS) (User: )
Description: Task Scheduling Error: m->NextScheduledSPRetry 9547

Error: (03/06/2015 04:14:24 AM) (Source: RIM MDNS) (User: )
Description: Task Scheduling Error: m->NextScheduledEvent 9547

Error: (03/06/2015 04:14:24 AM) (Source: RIM MDNS) (User: )
Description: Task Scheduling Error: Continuously busy for more than a second

Error: (03/06/2015 04:14:23 AM) (Source: RIM MDNS) (User: )
Description: Task Scheduling Error: m->NextScheduledSPRetry 8548

Error: (03/06/2015 04:14:23 AM) (Source: RIM MDNS) (User: )
Description: Task Scheduling Error: m->NextScheduledEvent 8548


System errors:
=============
Error: (03/21/2015 09:12:21 PM) (Source: DCOM) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: machine-defaultLocalActivation{AB8902B4-09CA-4BB6-B78D-A8F59079A8D5}NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICES-1-5-20LocalHost (Using LRPC)

Error: (03/21/2015 09:12:21 PM) (Source: DCOM) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: machine-defaultLocalActivation{AB8902B4-09CA-4BB6-B78D-A8F59079A8D5}NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICES-1-5-20LocalHost (Using LRPC)

Error: (03/21/2015 09:12:21 PM) (Source: DCOM) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: machine-defaultLocalActivation{AB8902B4-09CA-4BB6-B78D-A8F59079A8D5}NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICES-1-5-20LocalHost (Using LRPC)

Error: (03/21/2015 09:12:21 PM) (Source: DCOM) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: machine-defaultLocalActivation{AB8902B4-09CA-4BB6-B78D-A8F59079A8D5}NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICES-1-5-20LocalHost (Using LRPC)

Error: (03/21/2015 09:12:20 PM) (Source: DCOM) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: machine-defaultLocalActivation{AB8902B4-09CA-4BB6-B78D-A8F59079A8D5}NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICES-1-5-20LocalHost (Using LRPC)

Error: (03/21/2015 09:12:20 PM) (Source: DCOM) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: machine-defaultLocalActivation{AB8902B4-09CA-4BB6-B78D-A8F59079A8D5}NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICES-1-5-20LocalHost (Using LRPC)

Error: (03/21/2015 09:12:20 PM) (Source: DCOM) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: machine-defaultLocalActivation{AB8902B4-09CA-4BB6-B78D-A8F59079A8D5}NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICES-1-5-20LocalHost (Using LRPC)

Error: (03/21/2015 09:12:19 PM) (Source: DCOM) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: machine-defaultLocalActivation{AB8902B4-09CA-4BB6-B78D-A8F59079A8D5}NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICES-1-5-20LocalHost (Using LRPC)

Error: (03/18/2015 07:23:36 PM) (Source: Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: 0x80070643Definition Update for Microsoft Security Essentials - KB2310138 (Definition 1.193.3080.0){BAB8D435-4C3D-42D4-83C7-67054E6944DA}201

Error: (03/18/2015 07:23:04 PM) (Source: Microsoft Antimalware) (User: )
Description: %NT AUTHORITY60 has encountered an error trying to update signatures.

    New Signature Version:

    Previous Signature Version: 1.193.3070.0

    Update Source: %NT AUTHORITY59

    Update Stage: 4.1.0522.00

    Source Path: 4.1.0522.01

    Signature Type: %NT AUTHORITY602

    Update Type: %NT AUTHORITY604

    User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM

    Current Engine Version: %NT AUTHORITY605

    Previous Engine Version: %NT AUTHORITY606

    Error code: %NT AUTHORITY607

    Error description: %NT AUTHORITY608


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  Date: 2015-03-21 23:29:02.193
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\mbamchameleon.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.

  Date: 2015-03-21 23:29:02.078
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\mbamchameleon.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.

  Date: 2015-03-21 23:29:01.960
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\mbamchameleon.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.

  Date: 2015-03-21 23:29:01.845
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\mbamchameleon.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.

  Date: 2015-03-21 23:29:01.729
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\mbamchameleon.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.

  Date: 2015-03-21 23:29:01.615
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\mbamchameleon.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.

  Date: 2015-03-21 23:26:30.490
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\NisDrvWFP.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.

  Date: 2015-03-21 23:26:30.370
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\NisDrvWFP.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.

  Date: 2015-03-21 23:26:30.232
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\NisDrvWFP.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.

  Date: 2015-03-21 23:26:30.102
  Description: Code Integrity is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\drivers\NisDrvWFP.sys because the set of per-page image hashes could not be found on the system.



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ActivClient 6.1 x86 (Version: 6.1.100 - ActivIdentity) Hidden
Adobe Flash Player 13 ActiveX (HKLM\...\Adobe Flash Player ActiveX) (Version: 13.0.0.214 - Adobe Systems Incorporated)
Adobe Flash Player 13 Plugin (HKLM\...\Adobe Flash Player Plugin) (Version: 13.0.0.214 - Adobe Systems Incorporated)
Adobe Reader X (10.1.13) (HKLM\...\{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-AA1000000001}) (Version: 10.1.13 - Adobe Systems Incorporated)
Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6 (HKLM\...\Adobe Shockwave Player) (Version: 11.6.6.636 - Adobe Systems, Inc.)
ANIWZCS2 Service (HKLM\...\{4C590030-7469-453E-8589-D15DA9D03F52}) (Version:  - )
BitLord 2.3 (HKLM\...\BitLord) (Version: 2.3.2-245 - House of Life)
BlackBerry Link (HKLM\...\BlackBerry_10_Desktop) (Version: 1.2.3.48 - BlackBerry Ltd.)
BlackBerry Link (Version: 1.2.3.48 - BlackBerry Ltd.) Hidden
CCleaner (HKLM\...\CCleaner) (Version: 5.03 - Piriform)
DAEMON Tools Pro (HKLM\...\DAEMON Tools Pro) (Version: 5.2.0.0348 - DT Soft Ltd)
D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-140 (HKLM\...\{D7D2F494-89E3-42ED-8A2B-75BDD9B464CB}) (Version:  - D-Link)
Full Tilt Poker (HKLM\...\{D4C9692E-4EFA-4DA0-8B7F-9439466D9E31}) (Version: 5.28.11.WIN.FullTilt.COM - )
Google Earth Pro 7.1.1.1888 Final (HKLM\...\Google Earth Pro 7.1.1.1888 Final7.1.1.1888) (Version: 7.1.1.1888 - Friends in War)
Grand Theft Auto Vice City (HKLM\...\{4B35F00C-E63D-40DC-9839-DF15A33EAC46}) (Version: 1.00.000 - )
Heroes of Might and Magic V - Collectors Edition (HKLM\...\Heroes of Might and Magic V - Collectors Edition3.1) (Version: 3.1 - Ubisoft)
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver (HKLM\...\HDMI) (Version:  - )
Intel® Active Management Technology (HKLM\...\MESOL) (Version:  - Intel Corporation)
Java™ 6 Update 7 (HKLM\...\{3248F0A8-6813-11D6-A77B-00B0D0160070}) (Version: 1.6.0.70 - Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
King's Bounty - Armored Princess (HKLM\...\King's Bounty - Armored Princess_is1) (Version:  - )
King's Bounty (HKLM\...\GOGPACKKINGSBOUNTY_is1) (Version: 2.0.0.5 - GOG.com)
LEGO MARVEL Super Heroes (HKLM\...\LEGO MARVEL Super Heroes_is1) (Version:  - Warner Bros. Games)
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version 2.1.4.1018 (HKLM\...\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware_is1) (Version: 2.1.4.1018 - Malwarebytes Corporation)
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (HKLM\...\Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1) (Version:  - Microsoft Corporation)
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (Version: 3.5.30729 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 (HKLM\...\{92FB6C44-E685-45AD-9B20-CADF4CABA132} - 1033) (Version: 4.5.50938 - Microsoft Corporation)
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 (Version: 4.5.50938 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Access MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Access Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 (HKLM\...\ENTERPRISE) (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation)
Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Excel MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Groove MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Groove Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office InfoPath MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office OneNote MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Outlook MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office PowerPoint MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Proof (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Proof (French) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Proof (Spanish) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Proofing (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Publisher MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Shared MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Shared Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Office Word MUI (English) 2007 (Version: 12.0.4518.1014 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Security Client (Version: 4.1.0522.0 - Microsoft Corporation) Hidden
Microsoft Security Essentials (HKLM\...\Microsoft Security Client) (Version: 4.1.522.0 - Microsoft Corporation)
Microsoft Silverlight (HKLM\...\{89F4137D-6C26-4A84-BDB8-2E5A4BB71E00}) (Version: 5.1.10411.0 - Microsoft Corporation)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (HKLM\...\{710f4c1c-cc18-4c49-8cbf-51240c89a1a2}) (Version: 8.0.61001 - Microsoft Corporation)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.21022 (HKLM\...\{FF66E9F6-83E7-3A3E-AF14-8DE9A809A6A4}) (Version: 9.0.21022 - Microsoft Corporation)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17 (HKLM\...\{9A25302D-30C0-39D9-BD6F-21E6EC160475}) (Version: 9.0.30729 - Microsoft Corporation)
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Mobogenie (HKLM\...\Mobogenie) (Version:  - Mobogenie.com)
Mozilla Firefox 36.0.4 (x86 en-US) (HKLM\...\Mozilla Firefox 36.0.4 (x86 en-US)) (Version: 36.0.4 - Mozilla)
Mozilla Maintenance Service (HKLM\...\MozillaMaintenanceService) (Version: 29.0.1 - Mozilla)
MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB927978) (HKLM\...\{37477865-A3F1-4772-AD43-AAFC6BCFF99F}) (Version: 4.20.9841.0 - Microsoft Corporation)
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NVIDIA PhysX (HKLM\...\{64467D47-FFE4-4FBC-ABBA-A0DB829A17EB}) (Version: 9.12.0613 - NVIDIA Corporation)
partypoker (HKLM\...\PartyPoker) (Version:  - PartyGaming)
PDF Complete (HKLM\...\PDF Complete) (Version: 3.5.22 - PDF Complete, Inc.)
Roxio Activation Module (Version: 1.0 - Roxio) Hidden
Roxio Creator Audio (Version: 3.7.0 - Roxio) Hidden
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Roxio Creator Business v10 (Version: 3.7.0 - Roxio) Hidden
Roxio Creator Copy (Version: 3.7.0 - Roxio) Hidden
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Roxio Creator Tools (Version: 3.7.0 - Roxio) Hidden
Roxio Express Labeler 3 (Version: 3.2.2 - Roxio) Hidden
Roxio MyDVD (Version: 10.1.055 - Roxio) Hidden
Skype™ 6.21 (HKLM\...\{24991BA0-F0EE-44AD-9CC8-5EC50AECF6B7}) (Version: 6.21.104 - Skype Technologies S.A.)
Sonic CinePlayer Decoder Pack (Version: 4.3.0 - Sonic Solutions) Hidden
SoundMAX (HKLM\...\{F0A37341-D692-11D4-A984-009027EC0A9C}) (Version: 6.10.1.5830 - Analog Devices)
swMSM (Version: 12.0.0.1 - Adobe Systems, Inc) Hidden
Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (KB963707) (HKLM\...\{CE2CDD62-0124-36CA-84D3-9F4DCF5C5BD9}.KB963707) (Version: 1 - Microsoft Corporation)
VLC media player 2.1.3 (HKLM\...\VLC media player) (Version: 2.1.3 - VideoLAN)
WinRAR 5.11 (32-bit) (HKLM\...\WinRAR archiver) (Version: 5.11.0 - win.rar GmbH)
Yahoo! Messenger (HKLM\...\Yahoo! Messenger) (Version:  - Yahoo! Inc.)
Yahoo! Search Protection (HKLM\...\Yahoo! Search Defender) (Version:  - )
Yahoo! Software Update (HKLM\...\Yahoo! Software Update) (Version:  - )
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Posted 22 March 2015 - 03:00 PM

Hi just looking for a few programs so i can keep my sons laptop and my desktop clean..his laptop is windows 8.1 and my desktop is windows vista ... thanks


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Posted 22 March 2015 - 04:39 PM

Tips for you bighenny22:


I noticed your minitoolbox log.

Remove java, it is full of security holes. IF it is needed to run a desktop application(one of the games MIGHT need it) then atleast disable it's browser component.
http://www.howtogeek.com/134353/how-to-protect-yourself-from-java-security-problems-if-you-cant-uninstall-it/?PageSpeed=noscript

Remove adobe reader, use google chrome in it's place as a pdf reader. Once again this is because of software vulnerabilites, adobe reader has a few.

I suspect you might want to remove the last three programs (all from yahoo) on the list, Check with someone else but i don't think any of them do anything useful. Software updates are usually handled by the programs needing updates themselves, toolbars and serahc protection often just redirect you at inconvenient times but do little to actually protect you. There are also some other programs in the list which look like un-necesary bloat but I cannot be sure.

Use firefox rather than internet explorer, run an AdBlocker (such as adblockplus) to avoid malvertising. My personal suggestion is to use a script blocker (like Noscript) also. Equivalents of such tools exist for chrome.

I didn't notice your antivirus in the list, what are you using. There are a few free ones if you don't have one already and don't wish to pay for one.

Other tips to avoid malware are to make sure windows file ecplorer is displaying full file extensions so you can avaoid clicking on exe files which might be malicious.

Disabling browser plugins is a helpful way to reduce risks of driveby infections you can also set them to "clcik to play" or "ask to activate" if they are used sometimes. This will also speed up web browsing as flash adverts won't load and slow everything down.

Cleaning temp files is a good way to speed up computers, CCleaner from piriform is good for removing temp files but DO NOT use it's registry cleaning function as that can severely damage critical system files if you are unlucky (and cleaning the registry doesn't help speed things up either).

Edited by rp88, 22 March 2015 - 04:41 PM.

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Posted 22 March 2015 - 05:55 PM

I would uninstall the following programs:
  • Adobe Flash Player 13 ActiveX - Outdated;
  • Adobe Flash Player 14 Plugin - Outdated;
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6 - Outdated;
  • BitLord - Suspicious P2P client, there's more reputable ones out there;
  • Java 6 Update 7 - Outdated;
  • Malwarebytes - Reinstall it, looks like there's an issue with one of it's drivers, reinstalling it should fix it;
  • Mobogenie - Considered as a malicious program;
  • PartyPoker - Also a poor reputation program known to host malware;
Your Skype also needs to be updated, same as VLC media player. Do you use Yahoo! Messenger or not?

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Posted 22 March 2015 - 07:30 PM

I would uninstall the following programs:

  • Adobe Flash Player 13 ActiveX - Outdated;
  • Adobe Flash Player 14 Plugin - Outdated;
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6 - Outdated;
They just need to be updated to the current version...no need to uninstall as the update should overwrite the old.

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 07:00 AM

I will suggest you to go with easy step to make your system go perfectly without any virus and malware.

1. Use any good antivirus and scan your whole system ,To get rid of virus.

2. Scan floppies before using them

3. Don't boot from a floppy disk

4. Update your anti-virus software frequently

5. Don't automatically open attachments.

6. Install reliable anti-virus software.



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Posted 03 April 2015 - 07:25 AM

Floppies aren't used anymore arena. Also, your advice #1 and #6 are the same. On top of which you cannot get rid of every virus and malware at once on a system with only one, single Antivirus scan, it doesn't work that way. There's also many more things that should be listed.

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 07:57 AM

Most anti-virus software will update itself automatically.
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