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Adaware and spybot search and destroy

I use adaware and also spy bot these are free online programs. Are there amy better ones that are out there and still free.

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Yessssss, sorta. Some catch some things, others catch other things. (I hate how Ad-Aware tells me I've had 200 infections when it's all browser cookies -- grrrr).

Anyway, you've got two among the most respected.

Also take a look at:
Windows Defender, from Microsoft -- comes with Vista, free for XP, automatic updates _and_ _always_ _stays_ _running_. It's not the most accurate, but because it's always running you're going to prevent problems instead of catch them.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. Just make sure you run the update before each scan.

A-Squared Free. Make sure you run the update before each scan -- and typically there's so many updates the program will have to restart itself.

Don't kill yourself with this stuff unless you're doing some really stupid stuff online. You can fire 'em up every couple weeks or something, with the exception of Defender -- get that now if you're on XP.

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I have a Asus Eee pc 1005HAB and lately ive had major problems...


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Virus normally corrupts your computer.

Go to www.trendmicro.com, and do the free scan Trend Micro's House Call virus, spyware and malware scanner and cleaner. http://housecall.trendmicro.com

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Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Avira AntiVir – Free Anti-Virus Protection
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FROM MICROSOFT 2009 -Free --Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Pop up Blocker- free
www.panicware.com

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http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

Avast- FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
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AVG- FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
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My laptop battery doesn't hold a charge and my computer runs slow


Sounds like 2 problems. If the laptop does not hold a charge, and if the adapter wiggles, more then likely, you need a new motherboard. You can call manufacturer and see what one would cost.

2nd- Runs slow. Either you need more more Ram, and or You are infected.

You might need to do a Reformat. Be sure and do a Back-up First., because you will loose everything.

If you know how to do a back-up, save all your documents, pictures and music. If not take it to a reputable computer shop to take of this. There will be a slight charge, but they will save all your important data.

Helpful Free Software below Read On. If you find any of this helpful, pls rate me. !

FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of
virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Avira AntiVir – Free Anti-Virus Protection
http://www.free-av.com/

FROM MICROSOFT 2009 -Free --Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Pop up Blocker- free
www.panicware.com


Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 -FREE SPYWARE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

Avast- FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

AVG- FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
http://www.free.avg.com

Ccleaner- FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

Malware- FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.

$ ***
KASPERSKY ***
http://www.kaspersky.com

There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there-ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 ,
I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR
COMPUTERS.!

Good Luck. If you think this is good information, please rate me.
Thanks :0)

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My daughter has a virus on her computer. I have


Since you have tried using Housecall,

Then download Spybot Search N Destroy.

Helpful Free Software below Read On.

FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

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Avira AntiVir
http://www.free-av.com/

NEW *****Somthing new FROM MICROSOFT.*** 2009 ---Security Essentials
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Pop up Blocker ** free******
www.panicware.com


*****Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 ****
FREE SPYWARE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

****Avast ***FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

****AVG ****FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
http://www.free.avg.com

**Ccleaner*** FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

***Malware**** FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.

$ *** KASPERSKY ***
http://www.kaspersky.com

There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there,

ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 ,
I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

Good Luck. If you think this is good information, , please rate me.
Thanks :0)

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Very very slow to do anything


Sounds to me, you might be infected. Be sure and Back-up everything, before you can't do anything. Here is some good information for you.

Go to www.trendmicro.com, and do the free scan Trend Micro's House Call virus, spyware and malware scanner and cleaner.
http://housecall.trendmicro.com
If you have anything, remove them.

Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. .

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Somthing new FROM MICROSOFT. Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 FREE Spyware Program
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

Avast FREE Anti-Virus Protection
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…
AVG FREE-Anti-Virus Protection
http://www.freeavg.com

Ccleaner FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

Malware FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/


$
http://www.kaspersky.com

There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there,
ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $
then get Kaspersky-- 2009-2010 , I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

Hope this helps.

Good Luck

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