Monday, May 9, 2011 6:32:20 AM
Yea, I'll probably just stick with Norton. It may be an alarmist program, but it works well and it`s free. Besides I`m a bit of an alarmist myself so I can`t hold it against it!
Monday, May 9, 2011 2:11:58 AM
I use Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware for spyware, although malware is extremely unlikely to be allowed to run on my machine anyway. I`ve never had any scanner find any malware unless I deliberately put it on my machine to test the scanner.
TeaTimer from Spybot will prevent unauthorised changes to your registry. Maybe that`s what you had before.
Caveat: Norton is notorious for clashing with other security software. Use at your own risk.
Or just stick with Norton if you`re happy with it.
Sunday, May 8, 2011 4:43:06 PM
@Angellion Thankfully I have Norton free through Comcast so they don't need to impress me! I may check out some of those programs though and see what they have to offer. I`m very leary though because I do a lot of online sales stuff through eBay and I have to have absolute security on my computer, no spyware! I used to have a beautiful program that blocked any unauthorized changes to my registry, but unfortunatley I lost that when my last computer`s battery started smoking...