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Posted by William

During your computer travels, you will find many things that can harm your PC an cause slowdowns or even crashes. We at WikkedWire have provided you with the tools that WE use to keep our computers running like new. We suggest you download these tools and run them once a week along with you anti-virus program.. Here are some of them:

ADWARE / MALWARE / SPYWARE

Download ad-aware6.

(Run at least once a week, or more)

Download Spybot Search & Destroy

(Run at least once a week, or more)

VIRUSES / TROJANS / WORMS

Norton Anti-Virus
AVG Anti-Virus

(Should be run 24/7)

These two anti-virus programs provide REAL-TIME protection and email protection. Don't use any programs that do not have those options.

Just to be sure, also check your computer with TrendMicro's free virus scanner.

(Run at least once a month)

NETWORK ATTACKS / PROBES / PORTSCANNING

Norton personal firewall
XP built-in Firewall

(Should be run 24/7)

*** Ready to test your firewall for open ports? Click here and here.