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      30th Jan 2009
If spyware is in my computer how can i identify that one.

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Run a scan if you have spyware it will show what it is?

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Can you recommend me some free anti spy wares .
 
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Have a look here...

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-2697599.php

 


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Can some one advise me:
I`ve got "SuperAnti Spyware" Which is free.
And "C.A, security center" anti virus prog. Which costs me about 30 per year. Also I have AOLs own spyware program,which scans my computer now and again. Now what I would like to know is; do these programs interfear with the running of the computer,that is can they slow it down.And have I got to many running. If so which one should I get rid of?
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Loose the AOL crap and use Malwarebytes instead imo.

Super Anti Spyware and MalwareBytes are scanners not guards. So use Windows defender for a guard that runs in the background.

Never heard of that CA AV, so cant comment on how good it is. Personally i'd go for NOD32 or Kaspersky if you wish to pay for an security suite. Antivir and Keiro if you want free. All can be found in the above link.

 


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You can speed up your pc by getting rid of all the AOL software on your pc by connecting a router or a router/modem.
In the past I have used AOL's modem through a Linskys 4 port router. Now I am using a modified BT router/modem. Never had any problems at all. No crashing AOL software or updates etc.


 

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Hi Abarbarian.

Thanks for your reply,and to everyone else.
I really do not know a lot about computers or about modems and routers,so please help me here. You say to get rid of the AOL software and it`s modem, is that right? But if I do that will I not lose AOL it self and then have to go looking for another provider? And, should I go down this path, what is a "modem/router" Where do I find such a beast and at what cost?
Am I making myself clear?
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