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#1 iou

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Posted 22 August 2006 - 03:27 AM

Recently, I found a good ways to protect my computer. I used to only use anti-virus software before, but now I found use system recovery software combined with anti-virus software is really good, like dual fail-safe to protect computer. I have chosen eTrust EZ Antivirus and EAZFIX to protect my computer. How about yours? :thumbsup:

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Posted 22 August 2006 - 06:33 PM

Hello iou, on my windows box i use AVG free edition, ZoneAlarm internet security suite, Spybot s&d (tea timer), windows defender, adaware personal and when i need to, filemon,packetmon and pstools. Those plus a linux box with snort,ethereal and squid for when times get tough although i run snort and ethereal on windows as well. Oh and i run rootkitrevealer every so often as well.
Cheers, Lucent.

Edited by lucent, 22 August 2006 - 06:34 PM.

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Posted 22 August 2006 - 06:44 PM

Hi iou , I have to say Ive never heard of EAZFIX. When i first got my PC about three years ago i was protected by a pre-installed version of Norton. When i became a little bit computer savvy i realised that me and Norton were not going to get on. Since then i have protected my PC with free software with the added safety valve of Win xp's system restore. I can honestly say my freebies have done a wonderful job protecting me ( even when being naughty and using P2P and the odd visit to adult sites ) and I've only had to use system restore once ( ironically a zone alarm update messed up my PC).

I must say i can't see me changing my protection for the foreseeable future.

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Posted 22 August 2006 - 07:41 PM

i have 2 pcs and currenlty on this pc im using Norton internet security 2006, ad-aware, etrust pestpatrol, and spywarekiller 5 in 1 (my friend gave me that its really good). ALSO iou if i were you i would plan on getting a firewall and more antimalware programs such as ad-aware, sbybot, or superantispyware. :thumbsup:

YOU CAN FIND THEM HERE:


SUPER ANTISPYWARE: http://www.download.com/SUPERAntiSpyware-F...tml?tag=lst-0-1


AD-AWARE: http://www.download.com/Ad-Aware-SE-Person...tml?tag=lst-0-1


SPYBOT S&D: http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-Dest...tml?tag=lst-0-1


FIREWALLS:


OUTPOST FIREWALL: http://www.download.com/Agnitum-Outpost-Fi...4-10538583.html



HAVE FUN! :flowers:

Edited by zemoman, 22 August 2006 - 07:43 PM.

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