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Old 03-23-2005, 12:09 PM   #1
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I thought i new a computer inside out but when it comes to protection i always seem to get some kind of virus or nasty spywear once and a while. Right now i am running Norton system works 2005 with Microsoft antispywear beta and when im in sites that id ont trust or dls i will throw on the xp sp2 firewall. I just built a new computer and sunk alot of cash into it. I dont feel like reinstalling windows again so any suggestions would be great. Thanks alot
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Old 03-24-2005, 05:36 AM   #2
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Everybody gets spyware and viruses and your set-up is excellent you have a good understanding on how to protect your computer, one suggestion i wouldn't trust Microsoft Firewall to save my life when i installed SP2 i disabled the firewall and install Nortonís Firewall you may want to think about buying Norton Personal Firewall or get a free firewall such as Zone Alarm.

Don't worry about viruses and spyware as long as your program pick them up your fine and don't forget to update.
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Old 03-24-2005, 12:54 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply technoman. My norton system works 2005 has a firewall builit in to it but its not a good one just blocks some stuff or so thats what ive been told becuase when i shut my xp firewall off it still detects that my firewall is on. I hear good things about xp firewll then i hear bad things so im gonna take your adviece and go with the a norton firewall. I had one about a few months ago but my computer crashed and they gave me my money back. But i know that it was becuase of the firewall it was from spywear that got deleted. Spywear is a bit@#. Its usually the main cause of computer failure. Thanks for the advice i appreciate it...
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