Windows Antivirus/AntiSpyware

Viruses can be downloaded and inadvertently spread to other computers, therefore, it is a good idea and a responsible decision to always have antivirus and antispyware programs installed on your computer.

The following programs can be installed on your computer directly from the link or MHTC can mail you a disk to use.

Programs included on the Disk:

ClamWin Antivirus

  • ClamWin is a free antivirus scanner for Windows. The default installation will only notify you if there is a virus but it will not remove it. This option can be changed in the ClamWin preferences.

Spybot Search & Destroy

  • This program is designed to remove spyware from your computer.

Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool

  • This program is designed to remove common malware from your computer.
  • Online Version (up-to-date, but may not open with certain malware).

McAfee Stinger

  • This program is designed to remove common malware from your computer.
  • Online Version

Winsock Fix

  • This program resets Windows Networking after a malware attack.

SmitFraud Remover

  • This program is designed to remove the virus SmitFraud. You will need to copy the contents of this folder to your local hard disk and restart your computer in safe mode (F8) in order to run it. Contact MHTC Technical Support if you need assistance.

Additional Windows Antivirus/Spyware Links:

Windows Live OneCare Safety Center

  • This program will perform a virus/spyware scan, check for security holes and optimize your computer.

Windows Defender

  • This program makes it harder for malicious software to install without your knowledge.
  • Available only for Windows XP SP2 and SP3.

Microsoft Security Essentials

  • This program provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
  • Available only for Windows XP SP2 or later.
  • Microsoft recommends un-installing or disabling all other security-related programs in order to use Microsoft Security Essentials. More information can be found here.

AdAware

  • This program is designed to remove Spyware from your computer.

Note: This list is not all inclusive. Additional programs can be found on the Internet by searching for Mac antivirus programs.


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