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A good virus program???

By czplayer
Oct 18, 2007
  1. Hi I'm pretty sure my pc is free from any really bad viruses but i wanna make sure anyone know any good programs???
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    i meant anti virus for the title sorry
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

  3. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 872   +12

    I was gonna say that any P2P program would make sure your computer was full of viri :)
     
  4. czplayer

    czplayer TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 82

    I do have limewire but i never download .exe files
     
  5. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 595

    A few more to avoid -

    .SCR
    .BAT
    .CMD
    .COM
    .PIF
    .DLL
    .OCX
    .INF
    .INS
    .VB
    .VBS
     
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Nice list Po`Girl.

    Another few to add.

    .DOC
    .SYS
    .PDF with attachments.
    .DLL
    .ZIP
    .RAR

    Regards Howard :)
     
  7. czplayer

    czplayer TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 82

    Wow lol, I'm so ignorant....
     
  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    No worries mate. We all have to learn somewhere and TS is a good resource for that. ;)

    Regards Howard :)
     
  9. Val-

    Val- TS Rookie

    You might also note that some malware can even remove some components of the more popular anti-virus programs (ie Norton) as that is what happened with me.
     
  10. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 872   +12

    I needed an ISO of an OEM copy of Windows ME and I was using a Bit Torrent client to download the file. As it downloaded parts of the file were identified as malware by Trend Micro Internet Security, so the file does not need to be an executable to be nasty.
     
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