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Old 02-15-2007, 12:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Brand new to the world of technology, so please forgive my ignorance.

I have a laptop that is running XP, and it has Norton Internet Security. I have been reading some of the threads here and have decided to ditch Norton.

I already have Webroot Spysweeper and I plan to get AVG and Komodo.

So with that said, does anyone think getting those three products is a bad idea?

Is there anything else I need to add to my internet security? For example, is it beneficial to have multiple spysweepers or antiviruses?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 02-15-2007, 12:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That seems like a pretty good start... although you do not want multiple anti virus products. they will conflict with each other and leave you more vulnerable. as for anti spyware... i would say yes defiantly. its always a good idea to have more then one of them. i recommend spyware docter. i find it to be THE BEST anti spyware program available.
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