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New hard drive - what security? [CLOSED]


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Hi All.

A few months ago i installed a new HD, and received lots of help from here with various issues! Thanks! Anyway, the HD was faulty and they replaced it so Im back to square one!

However, it is now installed and running! So just 1 or 2 little things I would like your feedback on.

1 Occasionally, the mouse cursor jumps (disappears) to the side of the screen, and i have to drag it back on. This can even happen eg when playing solitaire. Any thoughts?

2 Also, occasionally, when moving the mouse I feel its not responding as it should; it appears to quiver and jerk a bit (the cursor that is).

3 SECURITY! I have nothing at the moment! <_< I do have Norton SystemWorks 2002 on CD. Do ypu think I should install it, or instead use AVG (of which I hear and read great reports)? If I do use AVG is there an uninstall program I could download (Norton uses cleansweep)? Could I use AVG with Norton?

I presume I should reinstall Spybot and AD-Aware! What about an email filter for spam? Whats the best?

I also had HistoryKill on the old drive, and so have the installation file also. I think it is agreed this is a good programme?

Many thanks in advance for your comments and help!

H.
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What kind of mouse do you have? And for security i would go for the latest version of AVG.
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Its a Dell Optical mouse (the one with the red light underneath).

You think AVG instead of Norton Systemworks?( as I would be indstalling SysyemWorks on the new HD, it would be like a first tme instaallation, so I would get a years free updates).

If I go for AVG, is there a programme that will uninstall programmes for me (like Cleansweep)? Add and Remove misses quite a lot!

Thanks!

KC
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