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Old 03-06-2005, 10:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I im building a computer and i dont want it to loose all of its performance capabilities due to spyware once i get it online. What are some good anti-spyware programs and where do i get them for cheap?
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The ones I use are not really pro-active, but scan-and-remove.

AdAware and Spybot. Spybot does immunize your system against a bunch of stuff, though.

be sure to put on a good firewall and AV.
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There is a section specifically for spyware questions. This doesn't belong in overclocking or PC modding. Moving it there
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dont use Internet explorer!!!!!!!!!!!

use mozzila firefox www.getfirefox.com
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