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tylden
26-10-2005, 08:37 AM
I'm wondering if I've over protected my system. I'm on XP and I've got loaded:

Windows Firewall
Zone Labs
Adaware
Spybot
Norton AV but the sub has run out recently
AVG Free
Mail Washer
History Kill
Webroot Spy Sweeper - this on 14 day trial
and I use NetgearDG834G which says it has a firewall

This is a bit of an overkill, I think. I'd appreciate ideas on a sensible combination, and should I pay for Spy Sweeper or is Spybot sufficient

Chilling_Silence
26-10-2005, 08:55 AM
Yes, overkill :)
AVG Free
Microsoft Anti-Spyware, maybe Spybot S&D to go with it
Windows Firewall
Mailwasher.... Well ive always preferred Thunderbird.

Thats enough :)

Then again, cant hurt to be too thorough, if it _is_ working. Geez it'd be slow thou!!

pctek
26-10-2005, 12:25 PM
I'm wondering if I've over protected my system. I'm on XP and I've got loaded:

Windows Firewall
Zone Labs
Adaware
Spybot
Norton AV but the sub has run out recently
AVG Free
Mail Washer
History Kill
Webroot Spy Sweeper - this on 14 day trial
and I use NetgearDG834G which says it has a firewall

This is a bit of an overkill, I think. I'd appreciate ideas on a sensible combination, and should I pay for Spy Sweeper or is Spybot sufficient

Lose Nortons. Don't bother with Webroot.
The rest is to be commended, if more people took precautions I'd be out of work.
And no it won't be slow because only the firewall and AV are resident.