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Windows 7: Five small and essential apps to armor your PC

04 Jun 2010   #1
echrada

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Five small and essential apps to armor your PC

By Lincoln Spector

Protecting yourself from the criminals of the Internet shouldn't cost you a fortune. In fact, it doesn't have to cost you anything.

Firewalls and antivirus programs can't do all the work of safe computing small, targeted utility apps that encrypt your files, keep your passwords safe, and clean up your PC add to your protection.

I have five of these small security apps that I wouldn't want to do without. Chances are you could use them, too; if not now, then someday.

What's even better they're free.

Five small and essential apps to armor your PC


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04 Jun 2010   #2
kucing13

 

thanks for the link echrada..so far im using 3 of them. True crypt,superantispyware and zip password
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04 Jun 2010   #3
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Great read and good advice... Thanks echrada!
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04 Jun 2010   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Thanks Echrada, I just put SAS on a USB and am running a scan "as we speak".
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04 Jun 2010   #5
echrada

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You're all welcome, glad to have been of some help.
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04 Jun 2010   #6
malexous

Arch Linux 64-bit
 
 

Good information, thanks!

I personally have no need for any of them.
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04 Jun 2010   #7
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Except for the last item, pretty good information. He's a bit behind the times as far as online forums. Most have left Trend Micro's HJT behind.

Quote:
What do you do with that report? Nonexpert PC users should post it to one of the many online forums frequented by knowledgeable good Samaritans who, hopefully, can help you with your problem.
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04 Jun 2010   #8
kucing13

 

ah..that reminds me Corrine. I used to use HJT but never send the log file to the web for analysis.. Considering im lazy
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