Is a AS program needed??

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by nixie21, Dec 27, 2006.

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  1. nixie21

    nixie21 Registered Member

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    I am running:
    Nod32
    TrojanHunter
    winpatrol
    comodo fw
    spyware terminater

    I am using:
    Router fw
    spyware blaster
    firefox


    Is a AS program needed with this setup? I have not had any spyware scanner pick up anything in a couple of years so I wanted to know what people though about not running one?

    Thanks
     
  2. lodore

    lodore Registered Member

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    No real time antispyware protection is needed since you have a great setup plus real time antispyware apps are normally very heavy and bloated.
    the only think i would think of adding is a hosts file like mvps.
    you can use hoster found at funkytoad to put in the mvps hosts file and put it back to the windows default hosts file if you ever see the need.
    found here http://www.funkytoad.com/content/view/13/31/
    hoster is a very useful hosts file tool dont even need to install it.
    lodore
     
  3. nixie21

    nixie21 Registered Member

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    Thanks for the advice, added holster and mvps file....

    anyone else see the need for an AS?
     
  4. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    u do know spyware terminator is an AS, right?

    i prefer having AS for just on-demand scans, not realtime.
     
  5. ejr

    ejr Registered Member

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    Did you mean to ask if you need ANOTHER antispyware application? You already run 3 (Spyware Blaster, Spyware Terminator and Trojan Hunter).
     
  6. nixie21

    nixie21 Registered Member

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    I wanted to see if I really needed a AS in realtime, or if I can scan on demand every so often...

    Thanks
     
  7. farmerlee

    farmerlee Registered Member

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    nod32 + spyware terminator + comodo is suffcient. Install an on demand scanner like superantispyware or a-squared antimalware and you're good to go.
     
  8. Legendkiller

    Legendkiller Registered Member

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    yeah,quite true..nod32 has a damn good protection against Anti-spyware and co...but still spyware terminator will more than make-up for any lapses..
     
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