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ado-p
GOLD Member since May 2004

ado-p

Pirate Ninja
Location: Galway/Ireland

Total posts: 3882
Posted:I got one or the other or both.

Its a work computer but we dont really have an I.T. dept. as such. So when i got this thing i ran all the the spyware removers and adware removers and virus scanners i could find but im still getting some stupid pop ups from gambling sites and other annoying crap.

Can anyone recommend some freeware that might do the job?


Love is the law.

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onewheeldave
GOLD Member since Aug 2002

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: sheffield, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3252
Posted:'Hijackthis' is a very good tool for removing tough malware.

Make sure you read the FAQs and use either it's online forum or log file online checker before you use its 'fix' option.

If you just delete everything it throws up, you'll trash your system because many of them will be genuine system processes.

http://www.hijackthis.de/


"You can't outrun Death forever.
But you can make the Bastard work for it."

--MAJOR KORGO KORGAR,
"Last of The Lancers"
AFC 32


Educate your self in the Hazards of Fire Breathing STAY SAFE!

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:I just found this website which you can you use to test how good your personal firewall is.
Zonealarm has done shockingly bad! eek
Im now having a look at Jetico which recieved the highest score on the other websites tests.

ubbrollsmile


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poig


poig

marmite and nutella sandwich
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire

Total posts: 1590
Posted:I use AVG, Spybot, Firefox adblocker (only for use with mozilla firefox), spyware doctor and ewido anti-spyware. That enough?

THE hop Pyro.
(with parents)
Unowned

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:I didnt like Jetico.
It was rubbish.

Im much happier now with Zonealarm Pro again.

Oh, and before I forget:... bump smile

and.. Use this


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Sym
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Sym

Geek-enviro-hippy priest
Location: Diss, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1858
Posted:or this;)

There's too many home fires burning and not enough trees

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