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(Solved) - Which one should I choose for security

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  • Started 1 year ago by victimperson
  • Latest reply from Xhi
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victimperson
Posts: 9

I use Avast! anti virus but now I am trying to know which anti spyware/malware etc.. So what do you recommend superantispyware,spybot? I am not interested in Malwarebytes because I do not like it.

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Xhi
Xhi
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Personally I like Malwarebytes, but Superantispyware is my second choice and I feel equally as good. Spybot like many of those that were good in their early iterations has become bloated and interfering.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

MSE, SAS, MBAM, and,
http://www.filehippo.com/download_spywareblaster/

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vistamike
vistamike
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victimperson;

'I am not interested in Malwarebytes because I do not like it'

What is your justification for the above statement?

Please tell us any problems you have had with Mbam, we would be pleased to look into them

Malwarebytes is a very respected program here and the free version will suffice for your needs

In addition, with SAS and MSE as mentioned above, you should be well protected

Mike

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victimperson
Posts: 9

Well, a good friend of mine was cleaning up his friend's computer and MBAM didn't pick up anything but SAS and Spybot did. So I guess I am going with SAS.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Go with both, but don't run them at the same time. And update before you run.

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Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

Yep, The nice thing is they are like browsers. You can have many without ill effect.

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