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30-01-2009, 03:12 PM
i have superantispyware, spyware terminator and malwarebytes.

do i need three or should i get rid of one?


30-01-2009, 03:22 PM
Those three all work fine together, NO One Antispyware program catches every thing, so having 3 wont hurt one little bit.

30-01-2009, 03:24 PM

another question, do i need to have the real time feature in ST enabled?

Speedy Gonzales
30-01-2009, 04:22 PM
Depends what it does in ST.

If its like teatimer, it can block things.

And you'll have probs

30-01-2009, 04:38 PM
yea, it warns me every time i install updates etc,

disabled it anyway

30-01-2009, 04:39 PM
I've got mine enabled, as it does protect you if something tries to install, bit like prevention is better than cure.

Only times I find it a pain, is when installing programs it sometimes pops up blocking them from installing (which its meant to do) so if installing I right click the icon in the tray / Exit (disable) - then reboot after installing the program which turns it back on (old habits die hard from 98 ) :p OR open it from the "All Programs".

30-01-2009, 04:43 PM
When using Spyware Terminator I just use its Install Mode, generally a prompt appears automatically. :)

30-01-2009, 06:22 PM
I use a mixture of Malwarebytes Antimalware, Spybot Search and Destroy and Ad-Aware along with some Firefox addons - cookiesafe and noscript.

I havent had an issue for a long, long time.