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Posted on 2006-07-11
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My os is win xp prof. and I am running PC-cillin but I was told that it does not catch spyware/adware...

Thank You, pupuli
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by:Jay_Jay70
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plenty of options - not all free

windows defender is
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=435BFCE7-DA2B-4A6A-AFA4-F7F14E605A0D&displaylang=en

adaware is not bad
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/

ewido is also good but only free to try
www.ewido.net

you should use a combination of 2 or three as no single program gets them all
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blue_zee earned 250 total points
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All you need:

To Home Users: Do you want free security programs that really works?
http://msmvps.com/blogs/donna/archive/2004/12/06/22450.aspx

Cheers,

Zee
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thank you blue zee, had to use my lap top to answer you, cause I now have a more serious problem with my desk top. Will have to ask another help question late.

pupuli
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by:blue_zee
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Pupuli,

Thank you for the accept and fine grading.

Regarding your current problem, there are so many and excellent participants in EE that I'm sure help will be there for you.

Cheers,

Zee
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