I recently had my harddrive wiped and XP Home reinstalled. I came to the conclusion that I had more security on my old system then I needed. I now use Nortons Internet Security and Antivirus Suite, Spyware Blaster, Spybot, and Ad-Ware Personal SE. I realize that many of you don't care for Norton, but I like it and it protects my pc on many levels. I'm hoping the others I listed above are covering the bases. I use to subscribe to Spyware Dr., Counterspy, and Ewido, but each one requires a subscription. At one point I'm sure I was overdoing my security running NIS, Spyware Dr., and Counterspy all together at one time. I like running a slimmer package of security software, but don't want to jeopardize my security. Am I forgetting any specific type of security software? BTW, I understand routers offer a certain amount of security. I use Verizon's router for broadband. Thanks for your suggestions.