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Postby WoVeU » Sun Oct 10, 2010 6:39 pm

I started to pass along good info Friday. But I saw the ad here and it reminded me.

I don't like to pay for Anti-Virus or other protection for my PC! (I hate it.) And I am the only one in my huose who has never had their PC brought down from Viruses or Trojans. I run AVG's free edition and Malware Bytes Anti-Malware. But I got some Trojan the other day (man I hate USC) and both seemed to catch it, but it was back by Friday and neither would clean my PC. I am too busy to spend an hour or more with manual removal anymore so I bought Spyware Doctor. (I ran a free version for years.) It cleaned my PC in minutes (much faster than the other 2 would scan my PC, like 5 minutes) and found a bunch of other junk I hadn't cleaned up. $30 and I can use it on 3 PC's. I highly recommend it and I am not at all big on spending money on any of these sort of things!
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Re: Spyware Doctor

Postby Derek » Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:30 pm

McAfee would have stopped it....here's my bid-ness card. :lol:
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Re: Spyware Doctor

Postby WoVeU » Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:19 am

Derek wrote:McAfee would have stopped it....here's my bid-ness card. :lol:


For McAfee kind of money I'd have manually removed it! Do you need my bidna card?

(And thanks to Malware Bytes for giving me a portal to the Internet. Saved me from doing the 2 PC dance...God help me! It blocked everything, but I got into Firefox by clicking on the Purchase Malware Bytes to get in!)
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Re: Spyware Doctor

Postby Eric » Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:55 pm

I half-expected this to be a spammer until I saw you were the author of it. Say....You're not on Spyware Doctor's payroll, are you? :D

I run Malwarebytes. It usually works very well for me, although sometimes if something messes around with the registry I have to fix that myself. Spybot Search & Destroy is free I believe and works great with the registry stuff and whatever Malwarebytes may miss. Be sure to update Malwarebytes too occasionally.
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Re: Spyware Doctor

Postby billybud » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:09 am

I use Kaspersky...it has been great. I had McAfee. No problems at all since I've had Kaspersky
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Re: Spyware Doctor

Postby Spence » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:19 am

I'm not a fan of McAfee, Symantic either, for different reasons.
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Re: Spyware Doctor

Postby WoVeU » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:50 pm

Spence wrote:I'm not a fan of McAfee, Symantic either, for different reasons.


Would that have something to do with how often McAfee needs this or that, or how often it is noticeably running. And Norton being wrapped into everything like the wife and kids in your wallet?
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Re: Spyware Doctor

Postby Derek » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:53 pm

I never have these issues..of course I'm running the Enterprise version. Much different than the Home version.
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Re: Spyware Doctor

Postby WoVeU » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:59 pm

Eric wrote:I half-expected this to be a spammer until I saw you were the author of it. Say....You're not on Spyware Doctor's payroll, are you? :D

I run Malwarebytes. It usually works very well for me, although sometimes if something messes around with the registry I have to fix that myself. Spybot Search & Destroy is free I believe and works great with the registry stuff and whatever Malwarebytes may miss. Be sure to update Malwarebytes too occasionally.


Dang, I do have CRS...that is what I was looking got when I got to the net! I'd have tried that first.
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