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colten155

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#1 13 years ago

i recently downloaded a spyware program called ad-aware. my aol spyware program found no spyware at all. ad-aware found 91. do u guys like that program? is aol spyware program that bad?:confused:




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#2 13 years ago

it's AOL, what do you expect?:rolleyes: Unfortuneatly they hype their stuff and it doesn't work.




Kilobyte

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#3 13 years ago

Yes we like Ad-Ware, and yes AOL's program is really that bad.

Try their (AOL) Anti-Virus. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I recommend these free programs.

AVG 7 Free AVG is NEVER wrong, though, while most others may detect a Virus when there isn't one.

Spybot Search & Destroy. Another usefull tool, the BEST, check the Tech Downloads thread..

ZoneAlarm. This prevents hackers from getting into your computer while its plugged into the internet cable.

Norton Internet Security comes with its own version of these apps, and is a Very good software bundle.

ZoneAlarm comes with a decent Anti-Virus, but I wouldn't recommend using it alone. Several other AntiVirus utilities are recommended to be used at the same time, as one ot two viruses may not be detectable by one program.




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#4 13 years ago

Microsoft's new AntiSpyware isn't too shabby.




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#5 13 years ago

For spyware I also use Webroot Spy Sweeper. I believe you might have to purchase a license though if they changed the rules for their trial version.




Homer Gonerson

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#6 13 years ago

AOL sucks... therefore anything with AOL in it, most likely sucks too.... and their "spyware"-"removal" and their "virus" "protection"... ad-aware and spybot are the best man.... i found 734 things on my moms computer with ad-aware alone......




yod@

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#7 13 years ago

adaware is a very good spyware remover , microsoft released anti spyware ? gotta try it




KrnDudeMAN::~

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#8 13 years ago

if you want no adware just get your whole hard disk wiped and just save files on a disk




rob.

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#9 13 years ago

SpyBot S&D is very good for dealing with spyware and adware.




Σl.Ðestructo

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#10 13 years ago

Yer, i just did a reinstall on my pc, and after just the basics(drivers,office,norton systemworks and firewall, all related updates) SpyBot found like 30 things, it does work really well!