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I have been using Adaware as my spy killer. I'm not to sure I'm happy with it. It seems to miss allot of adware. I was thinking about gettng Spy Sweeper. What is a very good Spyware killer software?

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Adaware is a scanner. You must run a scan to find adware/malware and it stops working when you are finished with it.

The best defense is to use a cocktail of multiple programs to avoid malware. This is what you need:

- A single good antivirus. Can use AVG or Avast; both are excellent and free.

- A single good firewall. The Windows firewall is substandard. Can use ZoneAlarm or Outpost or one of any number of other free firewalls.

- A few good (free) anti-malware programs. I use SpywareGuard, Spyware Blaster and Startup Inspector. All the programs are "active", meaning they are always running and protecting.

Both Symantec/Norton and McAfee programs are highly over-rated and are resource hogs. You are better off not using either for the free antivirus programs.
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TYVM, Ill try using the same. :whistling:

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tune up utilities.
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The best advice I've found has been posted in the Malware section by Admin :whistling: :

How to Remove Malware Guides

Read these cafefully and you'll note there is even a link to malware programs to avoid guide.

This forum CAN help you, just have to know where to find stuff. :blink:

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also Clean up!.

first scan it cleaned 1 GB off my hd.

EDIT:

sorry for not staying on the topic.

Edited by emery, 27 May 2006 - 09:48 AM.

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