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Old May 13, 2009, 07:25 PM
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Does anybody here use System Mechanic Pro? I have used it for about two years and really like it. If not what are you using for your firewall, anti virus and utilities?
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Old May 14, 2009, 03:11 AM
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Old May 14, 2009, 05:52 AM
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Old May 14, 2009, 06:49 AM
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Old May 14, 2009, 07:33 AM
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Old May 14, 2009, 08:00 AM
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@OP. System Mechanic Pro sounds like one of those stupid programs that claims that it can do this and do that in order to significantly speed up your computer. If I'm correct, these programs are considered to be pretty much useless by the general computer enthusiasts.
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Firewall: Kaspersky Internet Security 8 and Linksys WRT54GSv7 with DD-WRT
Antivirus: Kaspersky Internet Security 8
Antispyware: Super AntiSpyware
Utilities: CCleaner, Driver Cleaner (rarely used), and Windows XP applications

@OP. System Mechanic Pro sounds like one of those stupid programs that claims that it can do this and do that in order to significantly speed up your computer. If I'm correct, these programs are considered to be pretty much useless by the general computer enthusiasts.
Wow! I should have asked what do you think of iolo firewall and antivrus. Is it any good? And if you wondering it does come with System Mechanic Pro.
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Wow! I should have asked what do you think of iolo firewall and antivrus. Is it any good? And if you wondering it does come with System Mechanic Pro.
Never heard of it.

I also see no need for a firewall as the built in firewall for windows is sufficient and if you want more buy a router.
For a antivirus I recommend AVG or Avast for free.

NOD32 or Kaspersky for paid.
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Never heard of it.

I also see no need for a firewall as the built in firewall for windows is sufficient and if you want more buy a router.
For a antivirus I recommend AVG or Avast for free.

NOD32 or Kaspersky for paid.
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