Articles tagged: antispyware

How Do I Remove Malware that Blocks Downloads

Some malware goes to great lengths to prevent you from downloading, running, or applying a fix. I’ll tell you what steps to take.

What Security Software Do You Recommend? Basic Protection in Four Steps

My recommendations for specific security software and techniques to keep your computer, and yourself, safe.

Do I Need More than One Anti-malware Tool?

It’s tempting to think more is better when it comes to anti-spyware and anti-virus software and firewalls. In reality, too many can cause trouble.

What’s the Best Anti-virus?

There just isn’t a best… and knowing that will (hopefully) lead you in the direction of safe internet practices.

Do I really need to uninstall these programs to update my anti-virus?

When you install a new anti-malware tool on a machine that has similar programs already, you may see a warning about possible conflicts. Basically, you have three choices to continue.