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Wilf

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Posts: 124



(Msg. 76) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
Archived from groups: alt>comp>anti-virus (more info?)

benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.TakeThisOut@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.TakeThisOut@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf

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(Msg. 77) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.DeleteThis@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.DeleteThis@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf

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(Msg. 78) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
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benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.RemoveThis@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.RemoveThis@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 79) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?)

benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete DeleteThis @nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx DeleteThis @xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 80) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?)

benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete DeleteThis @nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx DeleteThis @xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 81) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?)

benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.TakeThisOut@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.TakeThisOut@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 82) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?)

benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.RemoveThis@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.RemoveThis@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 83) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?)

benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.TakeThisOut@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.TakeThisOut@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 84) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?)

benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.TakeThisOut@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.TakeThisOut@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 85) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?)

benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete DeleteThis @nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx DeleteThis @xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 86) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?)

benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.DeleteThis@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.DeleteThis@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 87) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
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benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete DeleteThis @nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx DeleteThis @xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 88) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
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benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.RemoveThis@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.RemoveThis@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

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(Msg. 89) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
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benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.TakeThisOut@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.TakeThisOut@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
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(Msg. 90) Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:35 am
Post subject: Re: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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benk wrote:
> Pete
> Thanks for the advice. I will change my antivirus prog.
> Mick
> "Pete" <Pete.RemoveThis@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:W2t2h.21317$TV3.6706@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> "benk" <xxx.RemoveThis@xxx.com> wrote in message
>> news:pls2h.61122$L.6824@newsfe4-gui.ntli.net...
>>>> First thing you need to do is drop Panda. It is a resource hog which,
>>>> from my experience, slows the machine down intolerably.
>>> Pete
>>> Thanks for the advice. My reason for asking is that my laptop is really
>>> slooow. 2 questions:
>>> - What is a better antivirus and antispyware package (either as 1 or 2
>>> programs). I need something which is reliable but quick.
>> Do NOT run two virus programs at the same time. I use F-Secure myself. My
>> personal experience is not to even run any two virus or spyware programs
>> at the same time. Conflicts can occur.
>>
>>> - Do I also need Windows Defender? (I ask because it is sitting on my
>>> laptop and I don't know much about it).
>> I use free Ad aware which is not running in real time. I do a scan weekly.
>> I also use free spybot Search and Destroy.
>>
>>> For some background, my laptop is 2 years old but I use it for simple
>>> stuff like word processing, internet. I am very keen to have it
>>> spyware-free, since I do my internet banking via this laptop.
>> Be sure to use a firewall like Comodo if you do banking.
>>
>>> Mick
>>>
>>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>>
>
>
>
Consider Kaspersky Internet Security (combined av and firewall). Very
low cpu usage, and about the best product out there (NOD32 is its only
real rival). Not cheap but you get what you pay for.

--
Wilf
 >> Stay informed about: Newbie Do I need Panda and Windows Defender? 
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