Also, the virus game is getting uglier and uglier out there.. software that was top 5 6 months ago isnt even top 20 now.
My question: After fixing her machine, i decided to change around the security stuff on her computer since i knew there was some slightly better stuff around at least, and im certainly not ghoing to buy her software for an 8 year old athlon 3000.. it should have already been sent to an honorable death anyway.
So here is what I am doing so far.
I am using Microsofts new security solutions for antivirus, as it seems to be the only program catching about everything at the moment.
I installed malwarebytes, and left her 3 pages of painstaking instructions on how to keep it clean(and i dont give a [bleep] if my GF leaves me, im not fixing this computer again.. snake bites you once, snakes fault, snake bites you twice, your fault, snake bites you every other day, you are a frickin moron.
So my question is this, what would be the best firewall to use? i hate using the windows firewall but im thinking it could be an option. Im seeing things about comodo, pc tools, and a couple of others, but i have a couple of extra requirements.
I need something that it will be very difficult for people with zero computer knowledge to screw up, and something that uses the least amount of resources possible on an old machine.
Thank u much,