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anyone out there tried Arovax AntiSpyware...? if so how good is it...?

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ewido Anti-Spyware 4.0.0.172

SITE DOWNLOAD

file size: 8.01 MB

This setup contains the free as well as the paid version of ewido anti-spyware. After the installation, a free 30-day trial version containing all the extensions of the full version will be activated. At the end of the trial, these extensions will be deactivated and the program will turn into a feature-limited freeware version. The purchased license code can be entered at any time.

Features of ewido anti-spyware

NEW Completely renewed user interface

NEW Possibility to create exceptions

NEW Shredder for secure file deletion

NEW XP Antispy

NEW BHO Viewer

NEW LSP Viewer

Heuristics to detect unknown threats

Scanning and cleaning of the Windows registry

Support for NTFS-ADS scanning

Daily database updates

Patch proof by using strong signatures

Analysis tools (startup, connections and processes)

Intelligent online-update

Scan inside archives

Secure detection and deletion of DLL-Trojans

Generic crypter detection through emulation

Generic binder detection

Free E-Mail Support

Automatic Clean Engine

Quarantine for suspicious files

Multilingual User Interface

Additional features of the Plus-Version

NEW Scheduled scans

Real-time monitoring of the entire system

Memory Scan detects active threats

Self-protection at kernel layer guarantees gapless monitoring

Automatic online-update

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ANTIVIRUS

- Avast! Home Edition (disabled)

ANTI-MALWARE

- Windows Defender BETA 2 (disabled)

FIREWALL

- Outpost Firewall (Free)

BROWSER

- Firefox

EMAIL

- Thunderbird-cum-Gmail

MISCELLANEOUS

- CCleaner

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Can anyone recommend me a firewall? Outpost stuck when i start it up, ZoneAlarm break my connection quite a number a time, Kerio has become a Paid software...Need new options :(

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Kerio still has a freeware option. Firewalls

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my new list

ANTIVIRUS

- Comodo AntiVirus 1.1 BETA (waiting waiting... ;P )

ANTI-MALWARE

- Windows Defender BETA 2 (waiting waiting... ;P )

FIREWALL

- Comodo Personal Firewall 2.0

nice :P

Kerio still has a freeware option.  Firewalls

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but is the older version...

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My slightly newer list 9including non-security stuff), not that much though, recommended to everyone:

Antivirus:

eTrust EZ Antivirus - FREE ONE YEAR TRIAL

Powerful antivirus that uses very little ram, but is still highly efficient.

http://www.my-etrust.com/microsoft/

Firewall:

ZoneAlarm Pro/Free - PAY FOR/FREE

Sorts out many things automatically for you, and is much more configurative than other firewalls. I prefer the Pro version, it has more features, but you can get the FREE version, which is still the best free firewall around.

ZoneAlarm Pro:

http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/cata...amp;lid=nav_pro

ZoneAlarm FREE:

http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/comp...=GB&lang=en

On-Demand Anti-Spyware:

Spybot - Search & Destroy - FREE

One of the boldest and best Anti-Spyware programs around, comes with many useful tools, and has a unique system of scanning for bots.

http://www.spybot.info

Ad-Aware SE Personal - FREE

Very good, sometimes lists things other things don't, simple inter-face.

http://www.lavasoft.com/support/download

Spyware Blaster - FREE

Stop spyware and adware from being downloaded in the first place, but it isn't real-time, it just blocks certain sites which are known to contain spyware/adware. Just be sure to keep it up dated and to always click block all know issues after updating.

http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

Disk Cleaners:

CCleaner - FREE

This is by far the best cleaning program around, I used to use it a lot myself, but the issues scanner can cause major problems if it deletes the wrong thing (as do all Registry Cleaners), so use the cleaner, and that alone.

http://www.ccleaner.com

Disk Defragmenter - Included in Windows

Keeps your PC running smoothly, run once a month.

Unzipper/Compresser:

PowerArchiver - PAY FOR

PowerArchiver 2006 offers hundreds of features, yet remains easy to use, small and fast. Novice users will find a familiar interface complete with tutorial and detailed help, while more experienced users can take advantage of full Explorer integration, multiple encryption methods and advanced compression algorithms.

http://www.powerarchiver.com/

Office Suites:

Open Office - FREE

Like Microsoft Office (it will open up Microsoft Office files as well, as well as many other Office Suite types), but free, and with some better features!

http://www.openoffice.org

Codecs:

K-Lite Mega Codec Pack - FREE

Brillaint program, replaces Quicktime, Real, DivX ect, which are very bloated programs, and also has loads of other codecs as well - allows you basically to watch any video file, including DVDs!

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/K_Lite..._Codec_Pack.htm

PDF Readers:

Foxit Reader - FREE

Far better than Adobes PDF reader, no installation required, tiny application (not even a program its so small) but just as good (if not better) than Adobe's PDF Reader feature wise.

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php

P2P Applications

uTorrent - FREE

Best P2P ever, no installation required, tells you what type of files you are downloading, so if you're careful you can always avoid viruses. To understand how it works read "A beginner's guide to BitTorrent" under Guides on the site below:

http://www.utorrent.com/

Miscellaneous Applications/Files:

Tweak UI - FREE

"This PowerToy gives you access to system settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default user interface, including mouse settings, Explorer settings, taskbar settings, and more."

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloa...ppowertoys.mspx

Unlocker - FREE

Read the site to understand - well worth having for techs!

http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/

Tweak Guides - Tweaking Companion PDF file - FREE

Contains tweaks for both optimum peformance and appearance for your PC. Well worth getting and going through.

http://www.tweakguides.com/TGTC.html

PC Appearance Applications:

XPize - FREE

Replaces old icons that Microsoft have overlooked, and makes the appearance far better, just be careful when installing the extras, I personally only have the Custom Icons, Royale VS and Cursors ticked under Extras. Oherwise, leave everything under Files, and UXTheme Patch ticked.

http://xpero.msfn.org/

Wallpapers/Themes (FREE):

http://www.joejoe.biz

http://www.socksoff.co.uk/

In reference to other popular programs, and why I haven't listed them:

Firefox - a very good browser, the best alternative to IE, but I found that there were too many pages that weren't displaying properly in it, and all the great features that Firefox has will be released in the new IE7 anyway this winter.

TuneUp Utilites - same reasons as CCleaner on the registry cleaner, but the other utilites are great, though Tweak UI (above) replaces many of its features.

Ewido - adds a service to your PC which I find very annoying, and having too many anti-spyware programs can cause major conflictions 9a recurring problem that I had in the past), which is why I only recommend the two scanners above and SpywareBlaster.

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Updated list:

Anti-Virus:

Avast 4.7 with all updates.

Firewall:

Outpost Professional 4 - all plugins disabled except Attack Detection. Experimenting currently with what I need and what I don't need. (Task manager reports current Mem Usage of 4,500k. This is not an accurate reflection of how much RAM or system resources it takes up.)

Malware Prevention:

SpywareBlaster - fully updated.

CWShredder 2.19

Ad-Aware 1.06 - all updates.

Spybot 1.4 - all updates and Immunization applied.

ewido 4 - rarely used.

Other assorted tools I use to clean computers at work.

Extra tools:

Process Explorer - beats Task Manager any day.

Autoruns - better management than msconfig.

Zip Management:

7-zip - covers every type of compressed archive out there.

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After a long time I have come down to the best of the best (feel free to discuss!) programs for your PC, including cleaning and security.

Antivirus:

eTrust EZ Antivirus - FREE ONE YEAR TRIAL

Powerful antivirus that uses very little ram, but is still highly efficient.

http://www.my-etrust.com/microsoft/

Firewall:

ZoneAlarm Pro/Free - PAY FOR/FREE

Sorts out many things automatically for you, and is much more configurative than other firewalls. I prefer the Pro version, it has more features, but you can get the FREE version, which is still the best free firewall around.

ZoneAlarm Pro:

http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/cata...amp;lid=nav_pro

ZoneAlarm FREE:

http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/comp...=GB&lang=en

On-Demand Anti-Spyware:

Spybot - Search & Destroy - FREE

One of the boldest and best Anti-Spyware programs around, comes with many useful tools, and has a unique system of scanning for bots.

http://www.spybot.info

Ad-Aware SE Personal - FREE

Very good, sometimes lists things other things don´t, simple inter-face.

http://www.lavasoft.com/support/download

Spyware Blaster - FREE

Stop spyware and adware from being downloaded in the first place, but it isn´t real-time, it just blocks certain sites which are known to contain spyware/adware. Just be sure to keep it up dated and to always click block all know issues after updating.

http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

Disk Management:

CCleaner - FREE

This is by far the best cleaning program around, I used to use it a lot myself, but the issues scanner can cause major problems if it deletes the wrong thing (as do all Registry Cleaners), so use the cleaner, and that alone.

http://www.ccleaner.com

Disk Defragmenter - Included in Windows

Keeps your PC running smoothly, run once a month.

File Un/Compression:

PowerArchiver - PAY FOR

PowerArchiver 2006 offers hundreds of features, yet remains easy to use, small and fast. Novice users will find a familiar interface complete with tutorial and detailed help, while more experienced users can take advantage of full Explorer integration, multiple encryption methods and advanced compression algorithms.

http://www.powerarchiver.com/

Office Suites:

Open Office - FREE

Like Microsoft Office (it will open up Microsoft Office files as well, as well as many other Office Suite types), but free, and with some better features!

http://www.openoffice.org

Codecs:

K-Lite Mega Codec Pack - FREE

Brillaint program, replaces Quicktime, Real, DivX ect, which are very bloated programs, and also has loads of other codecs as well - allows you basically to watch any video file, including DVDs!

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/K_Lite..._Codec_Pack.htm

DVD Essentials:

AnyDVD - PAY FOR

AnyDVD works in the background to automatically remove the copy protection of a DVD movie as soon as it´s inserted into the drive, allowing you then to rip the movie onto your harddrive. You can also remove the RPC region code, thereby making the movie region free and viewable on any DVD player and with any DVD player software.

http://www.slysoft.com/en/anydvd.html

Nero 6 Reloaded - PAY FOR

"Whether you’re an expert or standard user, Nero 6 Reloaded makes completing your digital media projects a breeze. Combine your creative and technical skills with various tools to take you beyond the ordinary rip & burn." Nero 7 Premium appears to be veyr problamatic for most users, so I reommend Ner 6 Reloaded.

http://www.nero.com/nero6/eng/Nero_6_Reloaded.html

PowerDVD - PAY FOR

A simply, efficient DVD player, with all the features that are needed.

http://www.cyberlink.com

PDF Readers:

Foxit Reader - FREE

Far better than Adobes PDF reader, no installation required, tiny application but just as good (if not better) than Adobe´s PDF Reader, feature wise.

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php

P2P Applications

uTorrent - FREE

Best P2P ever, no installation required, tells you what type of files you are downloading, so if you´re careful you can always avoid viruses. To understand how it works read "A beginner´s guide to BitTorrent" under Guides on the site below:

http://www.utorrent.com/

Tweak PC Programs:

Tweak UI - FREE

"This PowerToy gives you access to system settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default user interface, including mouse settings, Explorer settings, taskbar settings, and more."

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloa...ppowertoys.mspx

Tweak Guides - Tweaking Companion PDF file - FREE

Contains tweaks for both optimum peformance and appearance for your PC. Well worth getting and going through.

http://www.tweakguides.com/TGTC.html

Miscellaneous Programs:

Unlocker - FREE

Read the site to understand - well worth having for techs!

http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/

Everest Ultimate Edition - PAY FOR

EVEREST Ultimate Edition is an industry leading system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for enthusiasts PC users, based on the award-winning EVEREST Technology.

http://www.lavalys.com/products/overview.p...d=3&lang=en

Paint.NET - FREE

A brilliant Paint program for those who want a decent alternative to Photoshop, but want it to be free, have good features, and easy-to-use (especially for those that have been used to MS Paint).

http://www.getpaint.net/index.html

PC Appearance Applications:

XPize - FREE

Replaces old icons that Microsoft have overlooked, and makes the appearance far better, just be careful when installing the extras, I personally only have the Custom Icons, Royale VS, Logon Screen, Shutdown and Logoff Screen and Cursors ticked under Extras. Oherwise, leave everything under Files, and UXTheme Patch ticked.

http://xpero.msfn.org/

Wallpapers/Themes (FREE):

http://www.joejoe.biz

http://www.socksoff.co.uk/

In reference to other popular programs, and why I haven´t listed them:

Firefox - a very good browser, the best alternative to IE, but I found that there were too many pages that weren´t displaying properly in it (you also have to re-download all plugins and stuff), and all the great features that Firefox has will be released in the new IE7 anyway this winter. The only thing IE7 won´t be able to compete with is that Firefox is more secure, but it won´t display everything properly. Up to you.

TuneUp Utilites - same reasons as CCleaner on the registry cleaner, but the other utilites are great, though Tweak UI (above) replaces many of its features.

Ewido - adds a service to your PC which I find very annoying, and having too many anti-spyware programs can cause major conflictions 9a recurring problem that I had in the past), which is why I only recommend the two scanners above and SpywareBlaster.

Any questions on anything? Please ask, I can also help fix problems on PC's as well....

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I gave up on eTrust back when they started to miss viruses with the latest defs. Even really old viruses.

My key issue with ZoneAlarm (including Pro) was that it would often have issues blocking things, even not blocking the right items. Reporting things as malicious and doing nothing about it, and the infamous resource issues. Sucking up a lot of resources to do things a basic freeware firewall can cover with ease.

My gripe with Windows defrag is that it's a very old version of Diskeeper Lite (Freeware) that Microsoft licensed for use. You can however get a free version of Diskeeper Lite from the Intel website.

Go here: http://www.intel.com/design/motherbd/software/idu/

Download: "Full Version - Intel Desktop Utilities v2.1.9.66 [EXE 88.9 MB]"

Unzip the File.

Navigate your way here: IDU_2.1.9.66\3rdparty\Diskeeper

Install and enjoy. :D

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I gave up on eTrust back when they started to miss viruses with the latest defs. Even really old viruses.
I have nver noticed this problem. Thing is the only other decent AV is Avast, but that has caused lots of problems on PC's I have installed it on, so I don't use it.

My key issue with ZoneAlarm (including Pro) was that it would often have issues blocking things, even not blocking the right items. Reporting things as malicious and doing nothing about it, and the infamous resource issues. Sucking up a lot of resources to do things a basic freeware firewall can cover with ease.

It always blocks things perfectly, no problem whatsoever. Malicious? Are you talking about the anti-spyware? I rarely use it, but it always seems to work whenever I have used it.

My gripe with Windows defrag is that it's a very old version of Diskeeper Lite (Freeware) that Microsoft licensed for use. You can however get a free version of Diskeeper Lite from the Intel website.

Go here: http://www.intel.com/design/motherbd/software/idu/

Download: "Full Version - Intel Desktop Utilities v2.1.9.66 [EXE 88.9 MB]"

Unzip the File.

Navigate your way here: IDU_2.1.9.66\3rdparty\Diskeeper

Install and enjoy.

I'll look into that. I just don't want more services/startups being added to my system.

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My gripe with Windows defrag is that it's a very old version of Diskeeper Lite (Freeware) that Microsoft licensed for use. You can however get a free version of Diskeeper Lite from the Intel website.

Go here: http://www.intel.com/design/motherbd/software/idu/

Download: "Full Version - Intel Desktop Utilities v2.1.9.66 [EXE 88.9 MB]"

Unzip the File.

Navigate your way here: IDU_2.1.9.66\3rdparty\Diskeeper

Install and enjoy.

I'll look into that. I just don't want more services/startups being added to my system.

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i set the diskeeper service to manual... everytime i want to defrag my HDD, i turn it on... a bit troublesome... but better than leaving it... eating up KBs of resources... for nothing...

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Security/Disk Managment Essentials:

eTrust EZ Antivirus - FREE ONE YEAR TRIAL

Powerful antivirus that uses very little ram, but is still highly efficient.

http://www.my-etrust.com/microsoft/

ZoneAlarm Pro/Free - PAY FOR/FREE

Sorts out many things automatically for you, and is much more configurative than other firewalls. I prefer the Pro version, it has more features, but you can get the FREE version, which is still the best free firewall around.

ZoneAlarm Pro:

http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/cata...amp;lid=nav_pro

ZoneAlarm FREE:

http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/comp...=GB&lang=en

Spybot - Search & Destroy - FREE

One of the boldest and best Anti-Spyware programs around, comes with many useful tools, and has a unique system of scanning for bots.

http://www.spybot.info

Ad-Aware SE Personal - FREE

Very good, sometimes lists things other things don´t, simple inter-face.

http://www.lavasoft.com/support/download

Spyware Blaster - FREE

Stop spyware and adware from being downloaded in the first place, but it isn´t real-time, it just blocks certain sites which are known to contain spyware/adware. Just be sure to keep it up dated and to always click block all know issues after updating.

http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

Firefox - FREE

Browse the Web with confidence - Firefox protects you from viruses, spyware and pop-ups. Also includes much faster browsing, tabbed browsing, auto updates, intergrated search, and much more. Enjoy improvements to performance, ease of use and privacy. It's easy to import your favorites and settings and get started. Download Firefox now and get the most out of the Web.

http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

CCleaner - FREE

This is by far the best cleaning program around, I used to use it a lot myself, but the issues scanner can cause major problems if it deletes the wrong thing (as do all Registry Cleaners), so use the cleaner, and that alone.

http://www.ccleaner.com

Disk Defragmenter - Included in Windows

Keeps your PC running smoothly, run once a month.

General PC Essentials:

PowerArchiver (Un/Compression) - PAY FOR

PowerArchiver 2006 offers hundreds of features, yet remains easy to use, small and fast. Novice users will find a familiar interface complete with tutorial and detailed help, while more experienced users can take advantage of full Explorer integration, multiple encryption methods and advanced compression algorithms.

http://www.powerarchiver.com/

OpenOffice Suite- FREE

Like Microsoft Office (it will open up Microsoft Office files as well, as well as many other Office Suite types), but free, and with some better features!

http://www.openoffice.org

K-Lite Mega Codec Pack - FREE

Brillaint program, replaces Quicktime, Real, DivX ect, which are very bloated programs, and also has loads of other codecs as well - allows you basically to watch any video file, including DVDs!

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/K_Lite..._Codec_Pack.htm

Foxit (PDF) Reader - FREE

Far better than Adobes PDF reader, no installation required, tiny application but just as good (if not better) than Adobe´s PDF Reader, feature wise.

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php

Tweak UI - FREE

"This PowerToy gives you access to system settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default user interface, including mouse settings, Explorer settings, taskbar settings, and more."

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloa...ppowertoys.mspx

Tweak Guides - Tweaking Companion PDF file - FREE

Contains tweaks for both optimum peformance and appearance for your PC. Well worth getting and going through.

http://www.tweakguides.com/TGTC.html

DVD Essentials:

AnyDVD - PAY FOR

AnyDVD works in the background to automatically remove the copy protection of a DVD movie as soon as it´s inserted into the drive, allowing you then to rip the movie onto your harddrive. You can also remove the RPC region code, thereby making the movie region free and viewable on any DVD player and with any DVD player software.

http://www.slysoft.com/en/anydvd.html

Nero 6 Reloaded - PAY FOR

"Whether you’re an expert or standard user, Nero 6 Reloaded makes completing your digital media projects a breeze. Combine your creative and technical skills with various tools to take you beyond the ordinary rip & burn." Nero 7 Premium appears to be veyr problamatic for most users, so I reommend Ner 6 Reloaded.

http://www.nero.com/nero6/eng/Nero_6_Reloaded.html

PowerDVD - PAY FOR

A simply, efficient DVD player, with all the features that are needed.

http://www.cyberlink.com

Recommended Miscellaneous Programs:

Unlocker - FREE

Read the site to understand - well worth having for techs!

http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/

Everest Ultimate Edition - PAY FOR

EVEREST Ultimate Edition is an industry leading system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for enthusiasts PC users, based on the award-winning EVEREST Technology.

http://www.lavalys.com/products/overview.p...d=3&lang=en

Paint.NET - FREE

A brilliant Paint program for those who want a decent alternative to Photoshop, but want it to be free, have good features, and easy-to-use (especially for those that have been used to MS Paint).

http://www.getpaint.net/index.html

uTorrent - FREE

Best P2P ever, no installation required, tells you what type of files you are downloading, so if you´re careful you can always avoid viruses. To understand how it works read "A beginner´s guide to BitTorrent" under Guides on the site below:

http://www.utorrent.com/

Recommended PC Appearance Programs:

XPize - FREE

Replaces old icons that Microsoft have overlooked, and makes the appearance far better, just be careful when installing the extras, I personally only have the Custom Icons, Royale VS, Logon Screen, Shutdown and Logoff Screen and Cursors ticked under Extras. Oherwise, leave everything under Files, and UXTheme Patch ticked.

http://xpero.msfn.org/

Lclock - FREE

LClock is a very simple program that makes the Windows' clock look like a Windows Longhorn Clock. LClock also comes with a simple but configurable popup calendar that opens when the systray clock is clicked. No more double clicking on the clock just to view the calendar in the "Date and Time Properties" dialog box as well as additional features suggested by users of LClock.

http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=157465

Wallpapers/Themes (FREE):

http://www.joejoe.biz

http://www.socksoff.co.uk/

In reference to other popular programs, and why I haven´t listed them:

TuneUp Utilites - Same reasons as CCleaner on the registry cleaner, and many of it system tweaks are erroneous.

Ewido - Adds a service to your PC which I find very annoying (why should it be needed for anti-spyware?) , and having too many anti-spyware programs can cause major conflictions 9a recurring problem that I had in the past), which is why I only recommend the two scanners above and SpywareBlaster.

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Laptop:

Windows Live onecare - AV, Firewall

HJT

CWShredder and all the tools for specific infections

Windows defender

MVP Hosts file

SPywareGuard

Windows firewall

AVG Antispyware

Firefox 1.5.07

Tune up

CCleaner

Registry Mechanic - 1 year free

Windows tune up :love: if that counts...came with WOC.

Desktop:

McAfee Personnal Firewall Plus

AVG Free antivirus - for me it finds more things than avast and norton.

AVG Antispyware - Formarly Ewido

HOSTS file

Spyware blaster

Ad-aware

Spybot

Firefox 2

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Router

FirstDefense ISR - Instant Recovery Software

Primary Snapshot - Kaspersky 6.0

- Kerio 4.2.2

- Winpatrol

- BufferZone 2.10 (Beta Tester)

On Demand - Ewido 4.0

- A-squared

- SuperAntispyware

Test Snapshot - AOL AVS (Kaspersky 6.0 minus some options) Excellent Freebie and No AOL spam.

- Comodo

- GeSWall

- Winpatrol

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Antivirus:

None really.

Sometimes I use ClamWin Antivirus, but never loaded in the background.

Sometimes I use AVG Free too, but never loaded in the background.

Anti-spyware:

Lavasoft Ad-Aware.

Firewall

Standard Windows built-in. iptables is what makes me horny though.

System cleaner

CCleaner.

System hardening

Security & Privacy Complete 2

xpy

Other software I use is 7-Zip, Mozilla Firefox (+Adblock NoScript), Mozilla Thunderbird, OpenOffice.org

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Revised list (all freeware):

Resident Antivirus

AVG 7.5 Free

On-demand Antivirus Scanners

ClamWin 0.90.2.1

Mcaffee A.V.E.R.T. Stinger

Avast Software Cleaner

On-demand Malware Scanners

AVG Anti-Spyware Free 7.5

A-squared Free

HijackThis! 2.0.2

A-squared HijackFree

Realtime Antispyware

Comodo BOClean

SpywareBlaster

On-demand Spyware Tools

CWShredder

AboutBuster

HSRemove

Kill2Me

AdAware 2007 Free

On-demand Rootkit Detection

RootkitRevealer

Sophos Anti-Rootkit

System Monitor

WinPatrol

Firewall

WinXP SP2 Built-in

Cleaners

CCleaner

EasyCleaner

HDCleaner

Miscellaneous

FirelogXP - Reads XP Firewall logs

Who's Connected? - Reveals programs that are connected to the internet

Xpy - <edit> Forgot, I deleted Xpy after Ewido (now AVG AS) added the function I was using it for.<end edit>

Browser

Firefox

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