Ok in order to keep your machine clean you will need to have an active
Antivirus Software, a Firewall, and some Malware Protection. You can
add other things such as Hostfiles, and special tweaks to be even more
secure but for this guide let's just stick to the basics. I would also
recommend that you uninstall any current antiviruses and other malware
software before installing any of the suggestions. Just in case of
Personally I use a nifty little program called Revolution Uninstaller
to uninstall my programs.
It tends to get more of the left over keys that the default program
uninstaller misses. Anyway here is a list of suggestions which should
help keep you secure.
Be sure to verify that Windows Update
and Windows Firewall are Enabled
and try to keep your software up to date as much as possible.
: Comes with both antivirus protection and antispyware
protection and is probably the easiest to use.
: Probably the best heuristic
scanner of all the free AVs on the market.
: Very good scanner, but requires you to register it for FREE
once a year.
: Amazing definitions and a great
: Great scanner and immunization
helps protect from future infections.
: IMO The best scanner on the
: Adds prevention settings to your
Updated May 24th, 2010
© 2010 Jaquis Tudou