Re: Anti-Spyware and Add on Firewall recommendations needed
"Jason" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Well, with very feel anti-virus available for Vista (norton is eating up
> too much resources) , I am using AVG antivirus and working well with Vista
> . However, I realized Anti-Spyware part does not work with Vista and and
> it just simply shuts down the service. I have no choice by to stick with
> the Windows Defender and I am not impress with its ability.
> Any suggestion ??
Webroot SpySweeper works very well with Vista.
I've tried a number of third party firewalls, but haven't found any that are
PCTools is buggy -- it interferes with local lan connections.
Sphinx blocks TCP/IP4 connections on a sporadic basis, which interferes with
Jetico works, but slows the machine dramatically and asks permission for
every little thing - sort of a firewall version of UAC.
Unfortunately, I've gone back to Windows Firewall for the moment, though it
is only usable for incoming blocking (it supports bidirectional, but
outgoing is a pain to configure).