Re: Security overkill?

From: Robsten (
Date: 07/15/05

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    Författare Louise 2005-07-13 :
    > Win XP Pro, SP2 with MS firewall turned off. Heavy home/office user
    > with cable ISP. Use Firefox 85% of the time. Use Outlook as my
    > email/pim.

    > I'm wondering whether I really need to run the amount of security
    > software I'm running or whether it's taking too much overhead.

    > I have a Linksys NAT router. I run Sygate Pro. I run Avast with all
    > the shields active.

    > I used to run Spysweeper only when I actually wanted to scan my
    > machine every week or so.

    > I've just switched to Spyware Doctor (was this a good idea?), and I'm
    > once again wondering whether I should leave it running "on guard" all
    > the time or whether it's unnecessary use of resources.

    > Any thoughts about Spyware Doctor and is it bloated - does it use an
    > inordinate amount of resources? Is it intrusive?

    > TIA

    > Louise

    I don.t think is overkill, you could use Thunderbird instead of OE and
    use moore than one spywaredetector, I recomend two or three. Use
    Antivir instead of Avast, its better.

    And I don.t play golf

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