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21-Jul-2012, 03:40 PM #1
looking for recommendation of anti-malware programs
I already have Microsoft Security Essentials and MalwareBytes. On my old computer I had AdAware and SpyBot, but the tech from whom I bought my current system didn't recommend having them. I am looking for FREE programs that are easy to install and run. Are there any other good (and free) anti-malware programs, or is what I have enough? (recently MalwareBytes picked up PUP.BundleInstaller.OI on my system, but it wasn't detected with a MSE scan).
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21-Jul-2012, 03:52 PM #2
MSE or Avira are still the best choices for a free antivirus.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and SUPERAntiSpyware are the anti-spyware programs we recommend the most.

SpywareBlaster is another good complement to have.
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22-Jul-2012, 10:18 AM #3
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recently MalwareBytes picked up PUP.BundleInstaller.OI on my system, but it wasn't detected with a MSE scan
Microsoft Security Essentials and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and SUPERAntiSpyware have different functions and will find different issues. That's why we recommend you install and use all 3 of them.

Get rid of Lavasoft Ad-Aware and Spybot - Search & Destroy.

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22-Jul-2012, 10:18 AM #4
SuperAnti Spyware crashed my computer. It froze up and wouldn't respond. I had to pull the power plug. Any idea why this happened?

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