Lets See, Antivirus, Anti-Malware, Firefox...Did I Miss Something

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  1. zpro

    zpro Registered Member

    Mar 4, 2009
    Had Major issues, with the Kids setup regarding virus, and malware- spyware...etc..etc..etc !!!

    Decide, to wipe all 3 computers using dban-nuke, and re-install, windows xp on two, and vista on mine.

    First: All 3 Computers are running Firefox as browser.

    Firefox (extension)
    1. WOT (for the kids)
    2. Noscripts

    (if I miss some firefox extra security, privacy extension what else is needed?)

    Second: All 3 Computers are running as follows Antivirus

    Avast! Home edition is main AV

    ON-Demand Anti-Virus
    • Bitdefender 10 (freeware)
    • A-Squared Free (freeware) ( have Start Scanner, turn off)

    Third: All 3 Computers are running as follows Anti_Malware

    On-Demand Anti-Malware
    • Malwarebytes (freeware)


    Fouth: All 3 Computers are running as follows Spyware

    On-Demand Anti-Spyware

    • SuperAntiSpyware (freeware)

    So, enclosing I been instructing them to scan using 3 software right click, to see if the software .exe or anything passes.

    Also, set them up on OpenDNS, and restricted allot of access to the net.

    If I still need something else, or miss something, or if something else is better, please advise.

    Major Thanks!
  2. Less

    Less Registered Member

    Dec 24, 2008
    u may want to add a firewall..... free version of Online Armor or Comodo (just the firewall)

    another good application is iCore....http://icoresoftware.com/index.html

    kids can log in through the Virtual Accounts...

    lastly..... do a back up image of all your computers...
    it pain enough to wip, and re-install OS, drivers etc....
  3. vijayind

    vijayind Registered Member

    Aug 9, 2008
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