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Tag archive: antivirus

Free Eset Smart Security Trial

Free Eset Smart Security Trial

Get a free trial of one of the best anti-virus solutions available. ESET Smart Security: A comprehensive security solution Protect your family, data and devices and explore online with confidence with ESET’s all–in-one security solution. Includes Anti-Theft protection, plus Firewall to shield your identity. A winner of PCMag.com’s award for “Most Consumer Recommended” security product,…

How do I remove a computer virus?

Remove computer virus’s and spyware with some tools from Microsoft. If your computer is infected with a virus, you’ll want to remove it as quickly as possible. A fast way to check for viruses is to use an online scanner, such as the Microsoft Safety Scanner. The scanner is a free online service that helps…

Change Microsoft Security Essential’s Update Frequency

Microsoft Security Essentials is still our favorite antivirus tool, but its update method can cause some problems. Here’s how to change the update interval with a registry hack. If you keep your computer on all day, MSE should update just fine once every 24 hours, which is certainly enough for the average user. However, if you’re…

Microsoft Security Essentials 2 Released

Microsoft just released the new version of their free antivirus software “Microsoft Security Essentials.” There are several great improvements over the previous version such as firewall integration, network traffic inspection and a heuristic scanning engine. Security Essentials has always been great at threat detection and removing virus’s, but the additional features of version 2 make it…

AVG update sends computers into limbo

On Wednesday night AVG pushed an update for its popular anti-virus product, however instead of enhancing and correcting bugs for the program, it left 64-bit versions of Windows 7 and Vista inoperable. The update (3292) when applied, asks users to reboot their computers, and upon loading up Windows again, the victims are confronted with the…

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