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Old 10-15-2007, 02:40 PM   #1
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does anyone know a good free one because my computer is almost dead . It takes it like 5 minutes to load the web page and just about the same time to do anything with it. So i want to try and clean it or sumthing so i can atleast use it till i get a new one.
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grisoft.com has a decent freebie. Also grab spybot seek and destroy.
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go to www.download.com and get AVG Free Edition......I think it works great
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You need somthing for spyware/maieware also one program wont do it. I run two on mine.
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alright thanks guys. ill try some of them when i get home from school today.
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I'd go straight to Sonoma'* suggestions.

Even though I suggested AVG and Spybot
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You may want to run this freebie from CCleaner.

http://www.ccleaner.com/
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Also Ad-Aware 2007 is free from www.download.com to take care of adware/malware problem.....run these two programs I suggested at least every other day if you surf the net alot.
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