Spyware, anti-virus and firewall combination

By Frenzy
Aug 25, 2006
  1. what is the best combination of products to use for firewalls, anti-virus and spyware? Im askin cos my bro-in-law has recently used spyware doctor and it said he had 500+ infections, including his current spyware program spysheriff. my bro has etrust antivirus and firewall, and at the mo spysheriff, ive got symantec corp antivirus and firewall, and AVG free edition. Thanx in advance
  2. da_head

    da_head TS Enthusiast Posts: 70

  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Tell your brother in-law to go HERE and follow the instructions exactly.

    Then, post a fresh HJT log as an attachment into this thread.

    Regards Howard :)
  4. Frenzy

    Frenzy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    hmm, from my experiences before i doubt id use Zone alarm, as it keeps askin if you want to do things everytime u click on summat, which gets annoying if you have a dynamic IP
  5. Frenzy

    Frenzy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    ive been telling him to join for ages, best helpful site ive found in ages
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I`ve got a dynamic IP and Zonealarm and I`ve never had a problem.

    You can always tell Zonealarm to remember the answer you give(tick the little box) when it asks you what you want to do. That way, it won`t keep asking you.

    Regards Howard :)
  7. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 8,945   +584

    just a nit: AVG free doesn't have the Firewall feature -- you need to purchase the PRO edition :)
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