Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Programs to improve your computers security.

Even if you have antivirus software your computer may still be at risk. Free antivirus programs typically don't have very strong malware fighting engines so there are a few applications that can help with this issue. Even if you have a full paid antivirus program extra protection can never hurt! Malwarebytes and Adaware are 2 very good free anti malware programs.

46 comments:

  1. Should dwl one of those, as mine is rather lackluster.

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  2. I'm going to download this.

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  3. I love Malwarebytes anti malware. It helped me clean up some stuff that my antivirus and even Ccleaner missed. Following!

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  4. Malwarebytes is pretty good. I sit comfortably knowing its on my computer.

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  5. What a good program,

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  6. Thanks, I already use Malwarebytes and it's really good.

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  7. This is a absolut must have program! great post

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  8. i have used malware bytes in the past and his has proved effective :)

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  9. Weird thing i've never had any antivirus on my laptop for years and years. Never had any virus .. hah!

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  10. We have malware on all our computers. We learned the hard way how important it was when a worm got into the computer and crashed the harddrive.

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  11. What's the difference between malware and viruses?

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  12. there's never enough security in our computers!

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  13. I like malewarebytes, but I hate the nags they send if you ever use their software. It's not exactly freeware, so they nag you until you uninstall (what I do) or buy it

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  14. Thanks for the advice, my family just got a new laptop could use these.

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  15. I really appreciate posts like this, it keeps me up to date on the many programs there are to choose from and to know which ones I should use makes it far easier then it would be otherwise to make a decision so thank you!

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  16. I've tried Malwarebytes, but not the other one...

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  17. very useful tip, thanks very much for sharing :)

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  18. malware bytes is a good one! and it's free!

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  19. I use CCleaner and Microsoft security essentials. My windows 98 can't handle much else. :)

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  20. mbam is my go-to, especially if a relative has a computer problem. It's the first thing I do

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  21. Thanks for the information.

    Love,
    Janie Junebug

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  22. McAfee be damned! free stuff is awesome

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  23. I definitely need to look into this!

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  24. Malwarebytes is good. I'd also recommend Spybot S&D

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  25. One can never be too safe when it comes to your pc.

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  26. I use malwarebytes everytime I get infected

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  27. malware makes my computer and me very sad

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  28. I recommend malware-bytes to everyone I know!! Its one of the best scanning tools.

    By the way, Separate your tags (labels) with "," comers otherwise it thinks its just one huge sentence :)

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  29. Wouldn't having 2 anti-virus software contradict each other?

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  30. heh ive got this, and well it works when it wants to...

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  31. With these, I may extend the life of my ancient laptop. Much gratitude~

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  32. Good research, keep it up Following.

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  33. Remember using Adaware ages ago, when i was a dumb kid clicking anything that was flashing on my screen :)

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