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Old 12-12-2005, 07:23 PM   #1
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Well in my past scans with Spybot and ad-aware they haven't quite shown me that they are very reliable and durable. I sick and tired of this Spysweeper BS. It's always showing the same spyware on my computer even when I manualy delete it. And Norton doesn't even delete some of the viruses. Will someone please tell me if Spybot and ad-aware will fully protect me and if there is a better solution to an anti-virus program.
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Old 12-13-2005, 12:30 PM   #2
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Default Re: Just how protected am I?

Best anti-virus...well, it's impossible to say really. I'd say take your pick from F-Secure, Kaspersky, and Panda.


I recommend using Zone Alarm if you haven't already got it installed.

The SpySweeper problem may be a result of it not being able to get rid of the spyware. Try a different program, like Microsoft Anti-Spyware, HijackThis etc.
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Old 12-13-2005, 12:35 PM   #3
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Default Re: Just how protected am I?

try deleting your restore points, and then running the scans with the computer in safe mode...see if that helps to get rid of the junk.....
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Default Re: Just how protected am I?

Try some free anti-virus.
I like AntiVir alot. Also many ppl say that AVG is great, but I didn't like it that much.
I have both of those, AntiVir for main use and avg for backup.
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Thanks for the help.
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