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t-man

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Does anyone know of any way to secure your internet explorer without having to use firefox?
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SP2
spyware guard
spyware blaster
firewall
IE-SpyAd
some AV program

maybe some more stuff
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Thanks, but I have another question. Will disabling all cookies except for session cookies block some viruses?
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Thanks, but I have another question. Will disabling all cookies except for session cookies block some viruses?


All disabling all cookies will do is stop you logging into copious websites. It will have no effect on viruses.

The best way to secure Internet Explorer is to basically crank the security settings up to high and then add trusted sites as you come across them. Next best alternative is just not to use it.
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Thanks, will do.
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the only sure fire way to never get a virus...is to unplug the computer from the wall...put it in a large metal box....lock that box...and destroy the key...

the best way to stay clean is to be smart....don't go to the types of sites that breed malware....have at least one good antivirus and at least one good antispyware program...use a firewall...use common sense
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Also make sure that everything is up to date, try updating at least once a week to make sure you have the most recent stuff and some programs come with a live update kind of thing such as windows. Make sure this is enabled if you have the feature. But besides that everythign else has been said :tazz: But y won't you consider using Opera or firefox, they truly are good browsers. Firefox for one gives you the freedom and costomizing pretty well everything, and comming out with new updates, unlike IE that updates thier browsers like once ever year or two. However the new IE could change all that.
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The reason that I do not like to use firefox is because it does not support acive x which makes it hard to view different things over the internet.
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I use Avant browser. its basically IE but with tabbed browsing, popup blocker, ad blocker and some other stuff. i dont know how secure it is though. its never given me problems.
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