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SPYWARE/ADWARE [CLOSED]


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chimchim

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Is there 1 program out there that you can have running at all times that will
prevent SPYWARE,ADWARE and TROJAN HORSE virus's from getting on your computer. I am using NET COP but still got SPYWARE installed on my computer and a TROJAN VIRUS(spyware related) instaled on my computer.
THANKS IN ADVANCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Edited by chimchim, 15 March 2004 - 02:56 PM.

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Norton Antivirus 2004 is the only one I know of, but it's only fair at detecting and removing spyware, and doesn't prevent it from installing.

We usually recommend AVG antivirus (becasue its free), IESpyad and Spyware Blaster. Run Spybot every week or two (see the Spyware Tools link in my sig).

Another way to avoid most spyware from installing on your system is to ditch Internet Explorer for an alternative browser like FireFox (its what I use most of the time). If you're paranoid, also disable all Java and ActiveX scripting.
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