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Windows 7: What security setup do you have?

06 Feb 2010   #241
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

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My Advice: Remove Spybot.
Ok. After removing spybot, do i need another alternative to replace spybot?
Probably not.
FWIW - Have you UAC on?
Have you a router firewall?
I have UAC disabled and don't have a router firewall. Where can i get a router firewall?
But i'm using a normal adsl cable modem. My internet is connected through home network (local area connection) . Not using wireless.


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06 Feb 2010   #242
Udidwht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

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MSE
Malwarebytes
Spybot
Windows firewall
Trojan remover
Panda usb vaccine

My Advice: Remove Spybot.

It's not a good idea to run TWO AV scanners side by side. Avast or MSE? One must choose only one or the other but not both. As for Spyware scanners they are exempt from this. I second replacing Spybot as it's detection rates aren't what they used to be. The same with Adware. The two best right now (in terms of spyware) are SuperAntiSpyware & Malwarebytes.
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06 Feb 2010   #243
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Udidwht View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by D3ftOn3Z View Post
MSE
Malwarebytes
Spybot
Windows firewall
Trojan remover
Panda usb vaccine

My Advice: Remove Spybot.

It's not a good idea to run TWO AV scanners side by side. Avast or MSE? One must choose only one or the other but not both. As for Spyware scanners they are exempt from this. I second replacing Spybot as it's detection rates aren't what they used to be. The same with Adware. The two best right now (in terms of spyware) are SuperAntiSpyware & Malwarebytes.
I only have one AV running in the background which is MSE. Malwarebytes is used to remove malware. I still haven't dump spybot though. lol
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06 Feb 2010   #244
smarteyeball

 
 

Still living dangerously.

Win defender (because i forget it's there)
Win Firewall
Avira Free (residential scanner off. Nag screens /spalsh screen removed )
Malwarebytes (when I get around to installing it )
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06 Feb 2010   #245
Greg S

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Router
Windows 7 Firewall Control Plus
Malware Defender
AppGuard
UAC (Highest Setting, provide password)
Software Restriction Policy (Disallowed All, Including Admin)
Data Execution Prevention (All Programs and Services)
Hitman Pro (On Demand)
Comodo Time Machine
Win 7 Built-in System Image
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09 Feb 2010   #247
chrysalis

windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

I have just had to disable the restricted sites part of spywareblaster, it was causing a laggy right click menu in my IE.
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09 Feb 2010   #248
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I just run Norton 2010 Security Suite for the active scanner.

And once a week I run Malwarebytes but its never found anything ... other than 1 false positive.

So either it isnt working properly at all, or Norton is doing a really good job. One or the other.
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10 Feb 2010   #249
markymark69

windows 7 Home Prem x64
 
 

im running microsoft security essentials - malwarebytes - windows firewall, works for me!! i used to run Kaspersky AV which was good untill microsoft brought their free AV out. I know, what a cheap skate!! lol
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10 Feb 2010   #250
Tatletz

windows 7 ultimate X64 bit
 
 
What security setup do you have?

I am with BitDefender Total Security 2010, UAC is on. No problems at all, it doesn't slow my computer and although costly I have complete piece of mind. Before I was using Windows Live One Care as having Vista at the time. Since it's not supported in Windows 7 I decided on BitDefender.
BTW strongly recommend this product, it's considered to be the best on the market.
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