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What Is the Best Free security Protection for my computer?

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    What Is the Best Free security Protection for my computer?

    Hi, I would like some opinions about the best Virus Protection,...I am running Vista basic Home, 32 2gb ram 1,8ghz proc and 130gb HD.... I have Microsoft security Suite right now, but I know that is not enough...I Had Noton and it was not up to par..It Slowed My computer down and ate up my resources...I could not do anything during scan...Also I did a cfs /SCANNOW tonight and it said there was some damage or corruption...Anyway to help remedy the situation...I dont want too many fix it software on my computer slowing it down...I just want better computing exoerience on the web and watching video files....

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    Re: What Is the Best Free security Protection for my computer?

    OK I'll start with the basics, Microsoft Security Essentials, Avast, or Avira for your anti-virus.

    Virus, Spyware & Malware Protection | Microsoft Security Essentials

    MalwareBytes Anti-Malware for malicious software.

    Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download

    QFX for anti keyloggers

    QFX Software - Anti-Keylogging Software and More

    If you use Firefox there are a lot of add-ons that can do more as well.

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    Re: What Is the Best Free security Protection for my computer?

    Dont forget programs like win patrol and secunia. They are not anti virus or anti malware, technically, but they are awesome supplements. One will tell you when security is out of date. The WinPatrol will notifiy you if something unauthorized is making changes to your computer. Its awesome

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    Re: What Is the Best Free security Protection for my computer?

    K thanks ilikefree and rich. I will copy and paste your replies into my ongoing tech file I am building for future ref, so I dont have to keep logging on evewry 10min while im in the middle of things.....

    You guys are great people.. I wish I could see you guys to thank you in person.......

    Hope it is ok I sent you my pic and my wife and my parents and sister who live in Darwin NT Australia
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    I need to update my pic... I clipped my hair about a month ago.....

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