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Old 09-05-2016, 11:29 AM
ed.buyer ed.buyer is offline
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

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I have been happily using the free firewall software from zonealarm, which I like because it doesn't have a lot of pop ups - i find those things annoying. My friend said I should upgrade to the firewall pro - but I don't know if it's worth the money. The pro version from zonealarm is only $30 and it comes with antispywear and identity theft protection - but I'm still not sure why upgrading is necessary. Can someone please tell me if I really need the additional security software and if so, why?
you just need a good antivirus
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Old 09-07-2016, 06:47 AM
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

As a free software I like to use Avast much.
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Old 09-20-2016, 05:37 AM
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Post Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

I hate using McAfee . I am using a free version of Comodo firewall with the custom rulesets so that I can control which all software from my computer can connect to the internet. I am using a free version of Avira antivirus. Both the configuration runs fine on this computer without any performance issues.
At the office, we are using an enterprise version Norton Internet security and I recommend it as we are working in a high-risk environment.

SO the money you need to spend depends on many factors. If you are using it for home use no need to worry about using an updated security software with free versions.
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Old 10-14-2016, 11:56 AM
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

i am using simply the built-in Firewall and Anti-Virus of Windows. I think a conscious eye on suspicious email-attachments and strange Websites is more important than walling your pc 5 times. We are past Windows 98, Kazaa and eDonkey...
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Old 10-29-2016, 10:18 PM
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

thanks for the post, helpful.
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Old 01-17-2017, 02:13 AM
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

you secure your PC to perches license Antivirus and also you can use PC protection Software, Firewall, etc.
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Old 02-08-2017, 07:00 PM
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

More is better... I am really happy user of Kaspersky and Avira.
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Old 09-13-2017, 03:51 PM
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

If you are doing onnlie business, online transctions etc. then you have to aware of computrt security.

you have to safe your passwords
use 2 step authantication for your login
install good virus protection software etc
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Old 12-28-2017, 02:59 AM
Hina Williams Hina Williams is offline
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

Its a must to have an antivirus software installed in your system. There are many softwares available out there like McAfee, Avast, Nortan, etc.

But personally to have a problem free computer experience, follow these simple tips:

Things to FOLLOW:
  • Always have an up to date virus scanner running
  • Always have a firewall running
  • Install all the latest security updates
  • Use a non-IE or IE based browser
  • Delete all unsolicited emails containing attachments without reading
  • Manually scan all email attachments with your virus scanner, regardless of whether it's supposed to be done automatically
  • Copy and paste URLs from email messages into your web browser
  • Inspect links copied and pasted into your web browser to ensure they don't seem to contain a second/different address
  • Establish a regular backup regimen
  • Make regular checks of your backup media to ensure it is still good
Thing NOT to follow:
  • Use of Internet Explorer and any browser based on Internet Explorer (e.g. Maxathon and MSN Explorer)
  • Use of Outlook or Outlook Express
  • Open email attachments you haven't manually scanned with your virus scanner
  • Open email attachments you were not expecting, no matter who they appear to be from
  • Respond to spam messages, including using unsubscribe links
  • Visit questionable websites (e.g. porn, warez, hacking)
  • Poke unnecessary holes in your firewall by clicking "Allow" every time some program requests access to the Internet.
  • Click directly on links in email messages
  • Use of pirated programs
  • Use of file sharing or P2P programs
Its better to actually follow and maintain certain things as well, rather than just depending on malware protection software.
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Old 02-15-2018, 05:34 AM
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

if it is giving you everything you want then why are you thinking to upgrade it.
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Old 05-01-2018, 02:05 PM
KristienKemps88 KristienKemps88 is offline
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

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Old 06-25-2018, 05:00 AM
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

Recently I had a problem with my computer, Thunderbird didn't work so I had to convert all the files to pst to use outlook instead. You can't even imagine how much time I spent to do that, but finally, I managed to sort things out. If you want to know how did I do that, here you can read more about convertion.

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Old 06-27-2018, 09:39 AM
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Default Re: how much do i need to protect my computer?

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kaspersky works fine for me
I also use it
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