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Forum: System Security 16 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 10,757
Posted By fullgrownnut
Yes, she did... and I just posted a major concern...

Yes, she did... and I just posted a major concern about the program... I'm sure you'll read that before you read this...

And Haha, he really scares you, huh?... well I already have that taken care...
Forum: System Security 16 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 10,757
Posted By fullgrownnut
Hello Corrine, ok now I understand... after...

Hello Corrine, ok now I understand... after further testing of the program, I kinda figured that was what was happening, but needed one of you experienced WinPatrol users to verify it... and yes, I...
Forum: System Security 16 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 10,757
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thanks Rich... yes, I'm very happy with it... one...

Thanks Rich... yes, I'm very happy with it... one thing that I forgot to mention in my last reply was that Avast (the company) has been developing antivirus since 1988... that is a LOOOOOONG time for...
Forum: System Security 15 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 10,757
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thanks Rich... just to let you know, I did some...

Thanks Rich... just to let you know, I did some research online on other message boards regarding MSE vs. Avast, and hands down, everyone says Avast is just a MUCH better free anti-virus program... I...
Forum: System Security 14 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 10,757
Posted By fullgrownnut
Hello Rich... no, that box is unchecked, which...

Hello Rich... no, that box is unchecked, which means that the scan is supposed to run whether the computer is in use or not (that's why I have the CPU usage set to 50%)...

And regarding the Sleep...
Forum: System Security 14 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 10,757
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thanks Layback... that's a good point, but just...

Thanks Layback... that's a good point, but just because I want the program to perform a scheduled scan when it's supposed to does NOT mean that I'm STILL not going to teach him the importance of...
Forum: System Security 14 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 10,757
Posted By fullgrownnut
Hi again Rich... so you're saying that if the...

Hi again Rich... so you're saying that if the computer is not on AT the time that the scan is scheduled for, it will just not perform it UNTIL next time??... so if you have a full system scan...
Forum: System Security 14 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 10,757
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thanks Corrine, I was thinking about scheduling a...

Thanks Corrine, I was thinking about scheduling a daily scan, but since you can only do one type of scheduled scan at a time, when it performs one, I prefer it to do a full system scan... I think a...
Forum: System Security 13 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 10,757
Posted By fullgrownnut
Microsoft Security Essentials Scheduled Scans

I recently posted a Thread (http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/167517-antivirus-antispyware-windows-7-a.html) where we discussed in depth the use of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware along with other...
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thank you so much :)

Thank you so much :)
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
True, I don't know what I was thinking when I...

True, I don't know what I was thinking when I made that statement because my Vista Home Premium came with Windows Defender, but I totally forgot about it since I deactivated it when I installed...
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Ok THAT is what I figured, but I wanted to just...

Ok THAT is what I figured, but I wanted to just double-check with you first... I think I have most of my questions/concerned with these two programs answered by now, and I can't tell you HOW much I...
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
OK, makes sense... thanks!

OK, makes sense... thanks!
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Since my son's computer is the first computer I...

Since my son's computer is the first computer I ever dealt with with Windows 7 (my desktop has Vista Home Premium), I did some research regarding firewall protection and discovered that it's just...
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
I DO have one more question regarding how you...

I DO have one more question regarding how you have your Scans set up... I've noticed that you do not have the box checked for "Perform scheduled scan silently from system account"... I checked this...
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thanks Golden, and YES, I did at least figure...

Thanks Golden, and YES, I did at least figure that out too on my own, and I do have those bubbles deactivated :)
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
WOW!... yeah, I SHOULD have been able to figure...

WOW!... yeah, I SHOULD have been able to figure the automatic Quick Scan out if I figured out the Scheduled Full System Scan... Ok, so you just keep adding whatever other types of scans you want, and...
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Wow, 6GB of RAM... MUST be nice!... Lol... yeah,...

Wow, 6GB of RAM... MUST be nice!... Lol... yeah, you definitely have nothing to worry about with that...

Well, I unchecked the box (with the 50% CPU usage selected), and I'm doing a test...
Forum: System Security 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thank you for letting me know that it is possible...

Thank you for letting me know that it is possible because I just figured it out myself... Lol... under the Scheduler Settings tab, I never had explored the Add button there, but when clicked, it has...
Forum: System Security 07 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thank you very much... that is VERY interesting...

Thank you very much... that is VERY interesting AND helpful... I just might install that into my own system... Lol... you guys are the best, I'm SO glad I joined this forum.
Forum: System Security 07 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thank you for the link, I will check it out...

Thank you for the link, I will check it out soon... but I was just thinking about something... when I was setting the computer up, and set the time zone, the date was correct, the system minutes were...
Forum: System Security 07 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thank you for your input... I MOST definitely had...

Thank you for your input... I MOST definitely had it set on "Full Scan"... I just checked it again to make sure like you said, and YES, it's set on "Full Scan"... when you click on "Home" and read...
Forum: System Security 07 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Hello Golden, Thank you so much for your...

Hello Golden,

Thank you so much for your reassurance on my investment with Malwarebytes, and once again for your valuable input with everything (also the others who responded too, of course)...
...
Forum: System Security 06 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Thank you SO much for this incredibly valuable...

Thank you SO much for this incredibly valuable information... I am SO glad that I posted this thread because I didn't know about Malwarebytes... since you SO highly recommended it, I actually just...
Forum: System Security 06 Jun 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,028
Posted By fullgrownnut
Antivirus/Antispyware for Windows 7

Hello there,

I've been using Windows Vista for a couple of years now in my own PC, and I just purchased a small netbook computer for my son last week, which will be delivered tomorrow or the next...
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