Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 17th Oct 2006 01:51 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption Softpedia posted today a small review of three anti-virus software that are free to use, complete with screenshots. Consider using Microsoft's or Adaware's anti-spyware utilities too to keep your XP healthy.
Permalink for comment 172332
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[4]: Anti-virus testing
by pandronic on Tue 17th Oct 2006 07:46 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Anti-virus testing"
Member since:

maybe i am lucky!! ;)

No you're not ... you have common sense, as do a lot of people that don't need antivirus programs (myself included).

I keep an antivirus installed, but just for scanning purposes - no shields, services, email scanners or other crap like that - just a file scanner that I use every 6 month, and I have yet to have a virus.

The best recipe for staying virus free is a good firewall (I use ZoneAlarm), a browser that is not IE, don't open attachements that look odd and don't run software from warez sites. It's as easy as that.

Reply Parent Score: 3