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Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. AntiVir's detection is all the way up there with the best.In the latest on-demand tests at the AV-Comparatives, AntiVir was runner-up to AVK, and only by 1/10 of 1 percent. But this is a very sophisticated infection. SpySweeper is a very effective program and may have cleaned it all up, but no one program can keep up with everything and you may still have some things to get weblink

I'm now trying to decide how to revamp my security apparatus. cleaners go, I'll probably go with a very conservative one called EasyCleaner. Hope this helps! All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

It's to the point where many people can't get through the day without turning to the Internet to get things accomplished. What is the problem here - does NAV look for particular programs on your computer that perform virus detection functions and want to uninstall it even when it is not running This new security suite is big and cumbersome, and extremely sensitive, blocking legitimate programs from running. If you make it a habit of updating the first time you turn on your computer each day, it would be a small price to pay for the protection afforded you.

It's hard not to feel like the best products available warrant payment, and I certainly do want the best. My ony response was that they would contact me within 48 hours. After you mentioned Antivir Premium as a choice for a paid antivirus, I went ahead and researched it online. Hope this helps.

However, when I close Adobe and thereafter proceed to shut down my computer, I usually get an application error of the sort that follows:ADOBE ACROBAT: ACRORD32.EXE-APPLICATION ERROR.....The instruction at BLANK referenced Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: spysweeper versus norton...which shall i buy (if any)? There is also an alternative called Foxit reader that is much smaller and faster. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/spysweeper-versus-norton-which-shall-i-buy-if-any-226126/ Toys 2000-Present Toys 1982-1998 G.I.Joe: Other Scales MOC MISB collecting Variants International Pre-production GI Joe items Misc.

The free trial versions of both have now expired. This might sound funny, but I still run one of Trend Micro's older ones periodically, just to see if it goes all the way through. Thanks to its network of end users, Cyberhawk is learning constantly, and everyone in the network benefits from this in real time. As long as code can be decompiled, it can be exploited by a programmer or software engineer with malicious intent.

spysweeper 5.2 w/ sophos antivirus included, plus ZoneAlarm firewall.3. These two were Norton and AntiVir. Are you kidding me? Norton is too widely-used, and the #1 target.Neither ZoneAlarm nor Comodo have dynamic packet filtering, and are vulnerable to worms.

Posted: 22-Nov-2012 | 8:36PM • Permalink Thanks for the replies, gumboman Replies are locked for this thread. have a peek at these guys Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Off Topic Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums YoJoe.com and Board Related YoJoe.com and Board Related Topics Forum Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Why would you buy your Antivirus. Same for SuperAntiSpyware.

And finally, looking back at the on-demand tests, there were only two products that detected 10 out of 10 polymorphic viruses. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Many people in this forum use avast and/or by roddy32 / January 2, 2007 7:27 AM PST In reply to: sorry..one more question Well, AVG is probably the most widely used amongst the freebies, and I do know there have been viruses created that target it specifically. http://zenproject8reviews.com/anyone-familiar/anyone-familiar-w-act-9-0.html I am NOT saying it is better than anything else but it works for ME.

The reason it is called Winogonhook is because it usually affects a registry key that loads the trojan as part of Windows Explorer, the shell of Windows itself that starts when I also tried the cleaner built into VCOM System Suite 7, and it crippled a bunch of applications once it was uninstalled. So far no problems with conflicts and I think that NIS is doing it's job of protecting my system.

Funny thing is, it kind of stands as a contradiction to my own advice.

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Avast, Ad-Aware, AVG, Spybot are all better than commercial alternatives in may test on several hundred computers. That said, I encourage you to run online scans from time to time. AVG detected 3%. http://zenproject8reviews.com/anyone-familiar/anyone-familiar-with-this.html Anyone use SpySweeper regularly?

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time. BOOM! Viruses are generally targeted at certain groups of people, and are mostly gone by the time most AV vendors release signature updates for them.

As an added bonus, it works as a portable cleaner as well.In any case, a good idea when messing with your registries is to back them up with Erunt.Whenever you can One example is IM. or do as much as time musters. Finally, for a registry cleaner, I was told to use a free program called "RegSeeker".

gumboman peterweb Guru Mobile Master Norton Fighter25 Reg: 17-Apr-2008 Posts: 17,040 Solutions: 576 Kudos: 2,911 Kudos0 Re: Norton Antivirus conflict with Spy Sweeper? They beat out most freebies in almost all cases.