Archive for the ‘Antivirus’ Category


ESET Smart Security March Madness Promotion

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ESET has a great new March Madness promotion that is good through April 8th.

ESET Smart Security 6 is an all-in-one Internet Security solution with new Anti-theft feature that locates your missing laptop and gives you tools to help recover it. Personal Firewall and Anti-Phishing keep your data safe from identity theft and other scams.

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Will Installing Antivirus Help “After” Getting Infected?

Antivirus VendorsWhen I hear this question, I view it as another way for the customer to ask if they can remove the infection themselves … to save money of course. I don’t know how far into my head you want to get into this one, because the answer isn’t always a straight yes or no because it depends on many variables, such as:

  • When did you get infected? If your computer was infection-free up until the moment you really got infected, you could probably boot into Safe Mode and run a System Restore to a previous System Restore Checkpoint and then run some scans to be sure your computer is clean. Read More Here…

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How to Use the Anti-Malware Toolkit Utility

malwarebytes-anti-malware(Free Members Only) Anti-Malware Toolkit (AMT) is a freeware program from Lunarsoft that offers an easy, one-stop shopping method of selectively downloading a highly recommended collection of freeware programs to help users clean and remove malware from their computers. AMT contains many of the products recommended in my “soon-to-be-released” free “Anti-Malware Toolkit and Beyond” ebook. We’ve already done the research for you about what tools work the best, so you can spend your valuable time actually fixing your computer. Read More Here…

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Test Your Knowledge about Antivirus Programs

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Nobody like to takes quizzes, but sometimes they can point out your strengths and weaknesses about a subject.

As for antivirus programs, I can tell you that the average person will probably not “ace” this simple 10 question Antivirus Quiz.

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Is My Blue Screen Caused by a Virus or Spyware?

What is the Blue Screen of Death

Have you ever seen the infamous Blue Screen of Death, otherwise known as a BSOD, like the one below? A BSOD is a critical error that can be caused by viruses, spyware, incompatible software, and hardware failures.

Stop 0x0a Blue Screen of Death, BSOD

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Spyware Prevention – Are You Doing Your Part?

Every week, I get to see quite a few repeat customers carrying their computer into my shop again, that last came in about 6 – 12 months ago. No, they are not here for any scheduled maintenance, they are usually back because of another malware infection. Not that I didn’t fix it right the first time, but because they repeated the same habits that got them infected in the first place.

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