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Discussion in 'Security Configuration Wizard' started by truoc, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. truoc

    truoc New Member

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    Other Utilities used/installed:
    CCleaner
    Revo Uninstaller free
    Filehippo Update Checker
    Secunia PSI
    Panda USB vaccine (autorun disabled)

    Firewall: NIS2012
    Router: Firewall enabled with allowed only wireless mac addresses for connectivity
    DNS: OpenDNS

    Toolbox in USB:
    Ccleaner
    HijackThis
    Rkill
    Kaspersky TDSSKiller
    Hitman Pro
    Malwarebytes free
    Superantispyware portable
    GMER
    Norton PE
    Emsisoft Emergency Kit

    Boot Disks:
    Norton Bootable Recovery Tool, Kaspersky Rescue Disk, Dr. Web Cureit! Live CD

    Setup seems to work well, but NIS2012 subscription will be running out soon and I don't think I will be renewing so open to any and all suggestions for replacement combo's as well as feedback on my current setup.
  2. DiabloBlack

    DiabloBlack Regular Member

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  3. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    Very nice setup. ;)
  4. ocsi

    ocsi Regular Member

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    Idem what I say here:"truoc's "other" pc":
    "Very solid config. I do not think you need Panda USB vaccine."
    ;)
  5. truoc

    truoc New Member

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    It's been a little while, but I thought I'd update my setup to get some feedback again. Thanks.

    *UPDATED*

    Computer literacy skills: Intermediate
    PC security risk to infections: Medium
    Operating System and any Service Packs: Windows 8 Pro
    Architecture: 64 bit
    User Account Type: Standard
    Real-time protection: avast! 7 free
    Second-Opinion scanners: Hitman Pro
    Malwarebytes free
    Superantispyware free
    Primary Web Browser: Google Chrome 23 (Adblock, LastPass)

    Mozilla Firefox 17.0.1 (Adblock Plus, HTTPS-Everywhere, LastPass)

    Internet Explorer 10 (Albine tracking protection list, Easylist tracking protection list, Fanboy tracking protection list, LastPass);


    Other Utilities used/installed:
    EMET
    SpywareBlaster
    Zemana AntiLogger Free
    WinPatrol Free
    CCleaner
    SlimCleaner
    SlimDrivers
    Filehippo Update Checker


    Firewall: Windows Firewall
    Router: Firewall enabled
    DNS: Norton ConnectSafe

    Toolbox in USB:
    Ccleaner
    HijackThis
    Rkill
    Kaspersky TDSSKiller
    Hitman Pro
    Malwarebytes free
    Superantispyware portable
    GMER
    Norton PE
    Emsisoft Emergency Kit

    Boot Disks:
    Norton Bootable Recovery Tool, Kaspersky Rescue Disk, Dr. Web Cureit! Live CD
  6. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    For Windows 8 :

    Looks quite good. Only thing I say is add the other addons.

    Browsers Plugins :
    This are a few plugins that will make your live more easy and comfortable:
  7. Huracan

    Huracan Administrator MalwareTips Staff

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    If you Full Edit your first post, you can the update it with the new details.

  8. truoc

    truoc New Member

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    Ah I did not know that. I apologize for making a new reply with my updated stuff.
  9. MrExplorer

    MrExplorer Well-Known Member

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    Why not using NIS 2013
  10. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    Because he's using Avast?
  11. truoc

    truoc New Member

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    I could use Norton Security Suite 2013 which is provided free of charge from my ISP and while it is a solid program I have a few reasons why it is not my main AV at the moment. One being that for some reason on Windows 8 the Action Center reports that Norton isn't turned on when in fact it is protecting the system. I have posted about this on the Norton forums with no luck in getting it resolved. It doesn't nag me about it, but I'm kind of anal in the fact I want my stuff to work, work right, and have zero issues when it comes to that. Another thing is that I have 5 computers in the house and I'm also anal in the sense that I choose to have the same security product on all 5 computers. One computer is a MAC and I cannot run the free version of the Norton Security Suite on the MAC. My ISP does provide a free version of Norton for MAC, but it is really outdated so I choose not to go that route. Nothing wrong with Norton it is just that my quirky mannerisms get in the way and Avast is a solid product for me at the moment. Subject to change at any time though! :p

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