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best compatible free anti-spyware??
« on: May 17, 2008, 06:43:57 PM »
hello!
     i'm new and i want to know if what is the best compatible free anti-spyware for avast 4.8 home edition?
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Re: best compatible free anti-spyware??
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2008, 06:57:33 PM »
Hi zheke01,

I've used these with avast! Try them and use the one(s) you like and get on with:

Ad-Aware Free
Spybot Search & Destroy
SUPERAntiSpyware Free
a-Squared Free
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Re: best compatible free anti-spyware??
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2008, 10:29:33 PM »
FWF my friend got a question for you :)
do i really need a realtime spyware protection since avast!4.8 now has realtime spyware built-in-was using spyware terminator of late ::) ???
or just use that and superantispyware free as scanners now ??? ;)
a-squared has too many false positives :P
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Re: best compatible free anti-spyware??
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2008, 10:46:02 PM »
Keep you computer up to date and be careful what you download and you'll be fine.

Keep Spyware Terminator if you think it's useful.

It's your choice really.
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Re: best compatible free anti-spyware??
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2008, 10:52:51 PM »
thanks FWF-will keep spyware terminator as realtime also-never conflicted with avast! in the past ;)
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Re: best compatible free anti-spyware??
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2008, 05:25:07 AM »
thanks for the advice freewheelinfrank!
           
 now i use the new updated version of avast home 4.8 program


 i will try spybot:S&D
WindowsXp Professional Edition sp2
AMD Sempron(tm)Processor 2500+
1.40 GHz, 256 MB of RAM
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X
256 MB of RAM

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Re: best compatible free anti-spyware??
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2008, 05:27:48 AM »
fwf can i update my version build of avast to the new one?


 now the version build is avast 4.8 home build 1201 and my version build is 1195!

 how can i make it the new version build?

 do i need an update of the program?
WindowsXp Professional Edition sp2
AMD Sempron(tm)Processor 2500+
1.40 GHz, 256 MB of RAM
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X
256 MB of RAM

*Avast! home 4.8.1201* / HijackThis / Internet Explorer 7 / CCleaner / Mozilla Firefox 3.0 / Free Download Manager /

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Re: best compatible free anti-spyware??
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2008, 03:52:39 AM »
do i need an update of the program?
Right click the 'a' blue icon and choose Update > Program.
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Re: best compatible free anti-spyware??
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2008, 05:02:37 AM »
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Re: best compatible free anti-spyware??
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2008, 06:33:13 AM »
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What I use is in my signature below.

Other than Spyware Terminator which I started using last year, the others I have used for many years with success.    :)


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