McAfee antivirus sucks

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  1. sstressed

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    my computer was screwing up. took it to data doctors and they found 94 viruses and removed 412 spyware and ad-ware. this is after 5 years of using this computer.

    they told me that mcAfee doesn't do a very good job and recommended that i use their anti virus software. it cost me $279.00 to clean up the garbage. that seems a bit high to me but i'm not sure and i wasn't in the mood to shop around.

    i think i'll buy some new anti virus stuff. any suggestions?

    412...:jj:
     
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    Hitman pro 3 and malwarebytes
     
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    So true; seems like McAffee is :ufacepalm:
     
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    i was using malwarebytes too. i'm not very software literate, i miss the IT staff from work. :)
     
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    Adwcleaner for a quick cleanup and malewarebytes to dig a little deeper
     
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    Holy shit.
    Try Spybot.
     
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    Switched to Mac never had a problem .
     
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    Uninstall Java and Flash (unless really needed), keep your computer updated, don't run as an Administrator, and most importantly don't install random programs from questionable sources ever. I don't even use an Antivirus but when I did I really liked Nod32 http://www.eset.com/us/home/products/antivirus/
     
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    stop clicking granny porn
     
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    :jj:

    i'm an equal opportunity masterbater! :grad:
     
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    Check out www.ninite.com. it has tons of FREE shit that is legit. You should never have to pay for antivirus, plenty of good free ones.
     
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    The only one you'll ever need.

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-download

    Fuck all that 3rd party stuff, it's a scam. This has been keeping my computer 100% problem-free for years. For free.

    It's built-in in Windows 8 and onward.
     
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    Here's a message from John McAfee himself

     
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    He's a fascinating guy

     
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    damn that's funny.
     
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    I knew this reply was coming from someone.
     
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    I've run the combination of Avast, Malwarebytes and CCLeaner for years and never had a problem.

    BTW, man they fleeced you at $279 to clean that up. I charge $25 to do it, have friends all the time bring me their computer to clean it up. Get those 3 programs and then start charging others, nice side business. :)
     
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    I can't even remember the last time I had a virus. Using no script, adblock, and common sense I have not had any problems for years.