Microsoft have produced some Beta spyware which is downloadable from their
website. Not sure how good it is.
Also the Google Toolbar seems very effective to block popups.
----- Original Message -----
From: "davensal" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Sunday, February 20, 2005 5:28 PM
Subject: Re: Anti-virus suggestions?
> Personally I use Mcafee, I find it very good. I pay annually by direct
> debit. Updated automatically very regularly -plus advisory emails re
> threats. It detects virus and trojans/worms. You subscribe for what you
> vis a vis Virusscan, Firewall.
> I also utilise Adsubtract and Adaware to prevent intrusive ad programmes.
> think Adaware is free and Adsubtract has to be purchased for a small fee.
> Dave Hayward
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nick Corcos" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Sunday, February 20, 2005 4:30 PM
> Subject: Anti-virus suggestions?
> I know that strictly this is *not* one for the list but since it's clear
> there are numerous helpful computer experts among you, perhaps you'll
> indulge me? Can anyone please recommend a simple to use but up to date
> *cheap* and *effective* anti-virus program, that is *EASY TO RENEW*!! I
> been using Panda Titanium which has been fine, BUT trying to renew it for
> the 2005 version has become an exercise in total frustration. I'm
> to think it would be easier to write my own program. They do not supply it
> on CD-ROM, and the download is many meg of data. Thanks Panda, but some of
> us still actually *don't* have broadband. So I plan to abandon it and
> afresh. Many thanks in advance,
> Nick Corcos.