antivirus

Mcafee to AVG

Dear Computer Lady, I have Mcafee now and would like to use AVG free download. Do I have to take out Mcafee? On the AVG page, there are a lot of options. Which one should I use? Thank you, Paul

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Additional Signatures

Dear Computer Lady, I have Emsisoft Anti-Malware program installed on my computer. Whenever an online update is available, the update process took quite a while to download the update termed as “Additional Signatures”. Could you please explain what is “additional signatures” in this case. Thanks! Liew

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Free Antivirus

There are still a couple of free antivirus programs, but, I would think twice before I depended on only free antivirus programs to protect my computer.

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Preventing Viruses

Dear Computer Lady, How do I prevent virus’s and get rid of one? Thanks, Tracey

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Empty the Virus Vault?

¬†Dear Computer Lady, I have a question that I can’t seem to find the answer to. When I run a full scan on my computer and it puts threats or virus in my virus vault, when asked, do I want to just delete or empty the virus vault? Also, what is the difference? Thanks for […]

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Free Malware Protection

Dear Computer Lady, Do you provide your clients a pathway to the AVG free software? Also, I consider Ad-Aware and Spy-Bot to be essentials, as well as Malbyte’s Anti-Malware software. Have you used any of those? It has allowed me to stop paying for Norton Anti-Virus and the other pay protectors. Thanks, Don

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How To Remove Antivirus Soft

Dear Computer Lady, I run WindowsXP. My anti-virus and anti- spyware is CA. Have been using this for several years, recently renewing my subscription. About two weeks after I renewed, on booting up one AM, my system was completely locked down. A small window stated my system was infected with a virus.. In the meantime, […]

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Keep Your Computer Secure

Dear Computer Lady, I have been having a few problems with my computer lately, and the guy at Best Buy said that all I need is an internet security suite like Norton or McAfee. Those programs are kind of expensive, how do I know if they are really worth it? Anne

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Antivirus 2010

Dear Computer Lady, My computer has been overtaken by home antivirus 2010. I am having trouble removing and refuse to pay anyone for removal. Any ideas of how to remove and more importantly any ideas of who to contact to complain about this company. These are not just aggressive techniques to sell product. They have […]

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Is AVG Effective?

¬† Dear Computer Lady, Based on your recommendation, I installed AVG a couple of years ago. I read in the latest Consumers’ Reports issue the only reference to AVG is that the free version is as effective as the lowest rated on its list. Nowhere else was AVG listed. I expected to see it up […]

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