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  • Question

  • WITH  WINDOWS LIVE CARE DO I NEED OTHER SPY WARE LIKE I.E.WEBROOT WITH ANTIVIRUS WITH

    ANTISPYWARE ?
    Wednesday, March 19, 2008 12:20 AM

Answers

  • Not only do you not need other antispyware software, you may cause a problem by installing other antispyware protection as multiple active protection programs often conflict. That can cause performance issues and unexpected system problems.

    You can use online scans as a backup, if desired.

    Several reputable free ones are:

    http://www.eset.com/onlinescan/

     

    http://www.ewido.net/en/onlinescan/

     

    -steve

     

     

     

    Wednesday, March 19, 2008 1:48 AM
    Moderator

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  • Not only do you not need other antispyware software, you may cause a problem by installing other antispyware protection as multiple active protection programs often conflict. That can cause performance issues and unexpected system problems.

    You can use online scans as a backup, if desired.

    Several reputable free ones are:

    http://www.eset.com/onlinescan/

     

    http://www.ewido.net/en/onlinescan/

     

    -steve

     

     

     

    Wednesday, March 19, 2008 1:48 AM
    Moderator
  • The free version of SUPERAntiSpyware does not conflict with WLOC since it does not use a background process (unlike the Pro version which has real-time scanning that probably would interfere with WLOC).  In the security world SAS is thought to be better than Adaware.  I use it to manually scan every now and then though it hasn't had much to do since I got Vista, lol.

     

    http://www.superantispyware.com/

    Wednesday, March 19, 2008 1:24 PM