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Windows 7: How to keep hackers from turning on sharing with remote computer

2 Weeks Ago   #1
Debby

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How to keep hackers from turning on sharing with remote computer

Hi! Now and then in recent times, I find my computer turned to remote sharing, and I have to uncheck that option. I have an antivirus (Microsoft Security Essentials), and also CCleaner. I con't want to pay for computer protection. What do you suggest as being the best way to check for unauthorized activity and to stop it? I have a windows 7 Lenovo Laptop Think pad computer.


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2 Weeks Ago   #2
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN
 
 

Good free Anti-Virus Anti-Rootkit Anti-ransomware, Good free Firewall, or enhancer for Windows Firewall.
Turn Windows Firewall into Powerful Firewall With TinyWall - Techmixer

And a plethora of my recommendations:

My recommended AV’s, malware scanner, adware scanner, pup scanners
Avast Free this is what I use, Anti-virus.
BitDefender Free Edition don’t use but highly recommend
Malwarebytes Premium (it’s a free 30-day trial) If you utilize the free trial, it includes MB anti-exploit & MB anti-ransomware & will remove the standalone versions that you can obtain and install through the below links.
Malwarebytes Free this is what I use, one of the best all-around scanners, period.
BitDefender free, don’t use, but highly recommend, there is also a paid version.
SuperAntiSpyware free, this is what I use, there is also a paid version that runs real-time.
ADWCleaner Malwarebytes recently purchased from Tools.lib, available on both websites
HitmanProx32 scan is free, and one time trial virus removal, you can use Revo Uninstaller
to remove it and trial cookies if it finds malware to remove, then you can use the trial again.
HitmanProx64 scan is free, and one time trial virus removal, you can use Revo Uninstaller to remove it and trial cookies if it finds malware to remove, then you can use the trial again.
Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit this is what I use, real-time exploit protection, drive-bys, ssl injection, etc.
Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware this is what I use, real-time ransomware protection.
TDSSkiller this is what I use, rootkit scanner.
VirusTotal online multi-AV scanner. If you download the app, it adds entry to right-click context menu. You can right-click on the file you wish to scan, and a couple clicks sends the file to them for analysis

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