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Title: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 17, 2011, 05:12:39 PM
Currently Im using Avast Free,Windows Defender (real time protection activated), Comodo firewall and defense +, MBAM pro (proction enable). No problems with this combo as of the moment but just wanted to all techie here is this is ok. thanks!
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 17, 2011, 05:21:35 PM
You dont mention what version of windows your using but i wouldn't bother with defender since your running MBAM PRO in realtime, it's just a waste of resources, and im not to sure if defense plus is really needed either
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 17, 2011, 05:24:19 PM
Sorry i forgot to mention im using windows 7 ultimate.  With my current set ups what would you recommend. thanks!
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 17, 2011, 05:35:25 PM
What iv already mentioned should be fine, can download yourself winpatrol as its light and monitors your host file and is good for giving detailed information about the programs you have running and numerus other uses and benifit's, i think it's under 1 meg download.
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 17, 2011, 05:38:27 PM
ok. thanks a lot!
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 17, 2011, 05:47:02 PM
Here's a link to winpatrol http://www.winpatrol.com/upgrade.html and ccleaner and defraggler from piriform are good tools to have as well.
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 17, 2011, 05:48:51 PM

Thanks Again! currently downloading Avast free 6 beta  :)
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 17, 2011, 05:58:38 PM

Thanks Again! currently downloading Avast free 6 beta  :)
There is supposed to be a beta refresh out by the end of the week, better to wait for that one.
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 17, 2011, 06:12:07 PM
I cant register in the beta version  :'(
maybe i will unistall it then intall it again next week. Thanks
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: YoKenny on February 17, 2011, 10:00:20 PM
Please Go to PROFILE then Modify Profile then Forum Profile Information then select your country in Please select your country: then update your Signature: with information like my signature as this helps the helpers offer pertinent advice and you won't have to keep entering windows 7 ultimate when asked. ;)
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 18, 2011, 03:41:56 AM
@Yokenny, Thanks, just updated!  :D
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 18, 2011, 04:55:07 AM
Best to delet advanced system care, it's known to cause problems with avast and anything by iobit should not be give space on your hard drive as they are an untrustworthy company and thieving bastard's.
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: sooners2win on February 18, 2011, 06:05:42 AM
Best to delet advanced system care, it's known to cause problems with avast and anything by iobit should not be give space on your hard drive as they are an untrustworthy company and thieving bastard's.

What problems does it cause with avast? ps, i know they are thieves so I don't need that breakdown.
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 18, 2011, 08:30:20 AM
Best to delet advanced system care, it's known to cause problems with avast and anything by iobit should not be give space on your hard drive as they are an untrustworthy company and thieving bastard's.

What problems does it cause with avast? ps, i know they are thieves so I don't need that breakdown.
Hit the search button at the top of the forum page and then type advanced system care and you will recieve everything your looking for  :)
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 18, 2011, 02:44:16 PM
@Craigb, thanks! just uninstalled ASC pro.  :)
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: YoKenny on February 18, 2011, 02:53:05 PM
I would not use Registry Mechanic as it could damage your registry.
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the registry cleaner found in ccleaner is safer to use.
ccleaner : http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner
http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100531040826AAsayIZ
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 18, 2011, 03:24:45 PM
@Craigb, thanks! just uninstalled ASC pro.  :)
Your welcome, good move getting rid of ASC.
I also agree with kenny here that Registry Mechanic is pretty risky and ccleaner will do the job alot more safely.
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 18, 2011, 03:40:58 PM
Thanks Yokenny and Craigb, one more thing comodo is a bit annoying to me is there another application that would be in tandem with Avast free? thanks!  :)
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: YoKenny on February 18, 2011, 03:47:32 PM
Several people use Outpost firewall free: 
http://download.cnet.com/Agnitum-Outpost-Firewall-Free/3000-10435_4-10913746.html
The Pro version is more up to date:
http://www.agnitum.com/products/outpost/index.php
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 18, 2011, 04:17:41 PM
Outpost is good, online armor is great with good hips and very easy to use, privatefirewall is also good with hips and probably the lightest firewall there is but to be honest with avast and MBAM running in realtime i would just stick with the windows firewall which in windows 7 is very good plus you have winpatrol to monitor your hips.
A good thing to do is disable remote assistance, control panel/system, click remote setting's on the left and then untick allow remote assistance.
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 18, 2011, 04:32:11 PM
what about AIS and MBAM pro? or any suggestion if I use AIS.  :)
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 18, 2011, 04:35:26 PM
what about AIS and MBAM pro? or any suggestion if I use AIS.  :)
MBAM PRO works great with AIS too
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: hondaxlr200 on February 18, 2011, 04:38:21 PM
Thanks Craigb, i believe you on your recommendation of avasr free, MBAM pro and windows firewall. Why? simply because it is in your signature.  ;)
Title: Re: combo protection
Post by: CraigB on February 18, 2011, 04:42:27 PM
 ;D ;) dont for get to modify your signiture after all these change's, you can disable defender too, not needed with all the other stuff and its just wasting resources.
Happy surfing  8)