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Installing part of the defender pro 2008 and got to the pc repair. it would only install part of it and would not go any further. it got to the c files and the part where it was something about shared and it would give access. then the defender froze and would not let me escape...

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I did a quick search for 'defender pro 2008' and saw tons upon tons of complaints of it causing many problems. I would uninstall the software and use something else. A program with so many bugs will probably do more damage if you install and run it.

For anti-virus I would suggest AVG Free, as it is free and works better then those big name brands with their bloated software.
Your windows firewall should be good enough for the basic PC user.
To remove spyware/malware check out another free program called SpyBot Search & Destroy.

To remove Defender, go to your Windows Control panel and click on Add/Remove programs.

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