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#1 OFFLINE Kay

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 02:35 PM

Does ccleaner have a virus protection for download? If not, which one do you reccommend?

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 02:47 PM

CCleaner is not an antivirus. We already have a "which AV do you use" thread : http://forum.pirifor...showtopic=17628 Posted Image
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Posted 17 May 2010 - 04:15 PM

Does ccleaner have a virus protection for download? If not, which one do you reccommend?

Most will recommend Avast or Avira of the free ones. Personally I use Avira and have done for a year or so now with no problems, though I have no experience with the newly released version 10 (I will stick with V9 till support runs out, thus avoiding any early bugs or issues the new version may have)

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 04:17 PM

...and CCleaner is not the company, Piriform is.

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 04:41 PM

Gee, is it national pedant day or something, lighten up guys and perhaps offer her the advice she came here for

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 05:12 PM

Hi Kay, welcome to the forums. I use all these free security programs:

Avast http://filehippo.com...vast_antivirus/
Mbam http://www.malwarebytes.org/
Spybot http://www.safer-net...otsd/index.html
Time Freeze http://www.wondersha...ime-freeze.html

I feel very secure, especially when connected with Time Freeze turned on. :)

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 06:27 PM

I'd recommend following the advice in Preventing Malware and Safe Computing on this forum.

Piriform software help documentation is available at: http://www.piriform.com/docs

 

Don't PM me for advice! I'll only ask you to read forum rule #15.


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Posted 17 May 2010 - 07:47 PM

Same as Kroozer's post 6 above, except using Avira on the older, slower laptop. No Spybot on the laptop, 'cause the tea timer runs heavy. Spyware blaster on both. Spywareguard on the desktop. :-)

edit: forgot the links, but they are all in that thread Andavari cited.
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