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Windows 7: What's the Best Anti-virus?

24 Sep 2011   #131
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Howling Wolves your post #125 didn't work for me. Switch to J.D Old NO. 7 and everything works now.



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24 Sep 2011   #132
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Howling Wolves your post #125 didn't work for me. Switch to J.D Old NO. 7 and everything works now.

Would have done the same Layback Bear but I have to make dinner tonight for wife and I so I don't want to mess it up too badly.
Make sure you don't get behind the wheel. JD and fender bender's are a poor couple!
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24 Sep 2011   #133
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Howling Wolves your post #125 didn't work for me. Switch to J.D Old NO. 7 and everything works now.

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25 Sep 2011   #134
FranzB

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit, Linux Mint Julia, in dual boot mode
 
 

Due to things happening on another thread of this forum it would not be a bad idea to give the generally accepted definitions of virus, malware, spyware, trojans, etc.etc. Maybe here, maybe somewhere else on the forum.
There seems to be a lot of confusion or sloppy use of the terms, not only here but also on internet and by the various anti-whatever suppliers, especially by the "free" ones. As far as i can see "virus" is a subsection of "malware" and although somewhat incomplete i usually stick to this:
Defining Malware: FAQ

It seems especially important to define what the definiton of "virus" includes.
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26 Sep 2011   #135
wlz

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

I am new to all this... but a thoroughly insightful post, thank you. I first used Norton on my Windows Vista (Packard Bell) laptop and I didn't think it was up to much to be honest. It was a paid for security that I repeatedly had problems with. I soon switched to AVG. My laptop didn't take to this program at all. Everything slowed down on me and became somewhat jilted and in the end began to freeze. After some time, I switched to Microsoft Security Essentials. I also use this security program on my Windows Seven PC. I think it is just brilliant. Works perfectly for both the laptop and desktop. It seems to tick off most of the items on your check list. Again, thank you for a very informative post!
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26 Sep 2011   #136
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Here is the best solution to prevent any and all virus and hack attempts I've found.

The good thing is that its 100% guaranteed to work for everyone, without the need for any additional software.


First, Shutdown your computer.

Next, look on the back of your PC and locate a small cable that looks like the one in the picture below.
What's the Best Anti-virus?-ethernet.jpg

As illustrated, push in on the retaining clip, and gently remove it from the PC.
Please be careful you do not damage anything.

Now start up your PC and you are good to go.

No need for any extra programs, you are 100% gaurnteed to be safe from Internet nasties.
Please note, that by reconnecting this cable, you will again be vulnerable.

Hope this helps.



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27 Sep 2011   #137
Tatletz

windows 7 ultimate X64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
Here is the best solution to prevent any and all virus and hack attempts I've found.

The good thing is that its 100% guaranteed to work for everyone, without the need for any additional software.


First, Shutdown your computer.

Next, look on the back of your PC and locate a small cable that looks like the one in the picture below.
Attachment 176973

As illustrated, push in on the retaining clip, and gently remove it from the PC.
Please be careful you do not damage anything.

Now start up your PC and you are good to go.

No need for any extra programs, you are 100% gaurnteed to be safe from Internet nasties.
Please note, that by reconnecting this cable, you will again be vulnerable.

Hope this helps.



Ha-ha, this was a good one mate, I like it
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27 Sep 2011   #138
wlz

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

lol, I'll give that one further consideration.
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27 Sep 2011   #139
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.2 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
Here is the best solution to prevent any and all virus and hack attempts I've found.

The good thing is that its 100% guaranteed to work for everyone, without the need for any additional software.


First, Shutdown your computer.

Next, look on the back of your PC and locate a small cable that looks like the one in the picture below.
Attachment 176973

As illustrated, push in on the retaining clip, and gently remove it from the PC.
Please be careful you do not damage anything.

Now start up your PC and you are good to go.

No need for any extra programs, you are 100% gaurnteed to be safe from Internet nasties.
Please note, that by reconnecting this cable, you will again be vulnerable.

Hope this helps.

That only protects you from "Internet nasties".

What about USB nasties?
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27 Sep 2011   #140
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
Here is the best solution to prevent any and all virus and hack attempts I've found.

The good thing is that its 100% guaranteed to work for everyone, without the need for any additional software.


First, Shutdown your computer.

Next, look on the back of your PC and locate a small cable that looks like the one in the picture below.
Attachment 176973

As illustrated, push in on the retaining clip, and gently remove it from the PC.
Please be careful you do not damage anything.

Now start up your PC and you are good to go.

No need for any extra programs, you are 100% gaurnteed to be safe from Internet nasties.
Please note, that by reconnecting this cable, you will again be vulnerable.

Hope this helps.

That only protects you from "Internet nasties".

What about USB nasties?
It keeps them Quarantined on your HD, and prevents spread to your network
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