Exterminator

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I might add ESET Online scanner to your on demand scanners and drop SAS
I would strongly consider using only one utility program and that would be WiseCare.Personally I would get rid of TUU
You could consider CCleaner or Privazer also as either one of these is usually more than enough
Consider some type of back up solution also
Config looks good though,thanks for sharing it
 
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ha14

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i used to use Oops backup and handy backup, but since Windows 8.1, I am no mre using both of them, maybe I am becoming lazy :)

VM is good thanks for your advice, but I am no longer heavily testing malware samples to check the vulnerability of my security Tools.
 

kev216

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Looks good! I would just add CCleaner to this.
Also nice to see that at least somebody is using Vipre. In my opinion an underrated antivirus that deserves more attention.
Thanks for sharing your config :)
 
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ha14

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Yes it is kind underrated, it does slow down the system when in Active protection when the option check files when they are opened or copied is Checked.
 
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kev216

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Yes it is kind underrated, it does slow down the system when in Active protection when the option check files when they are opened or copied is Checked.
Yes it is indeed not the lightest one sometimes, but still quite good compared to others like Bitdefender.
 
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Cats-4_Owners-2

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Hello @ha14. Thank you for sharing you configuration! It was interesting to hear about Vipre Internet Security.:)
I'm pleased to read you use Sandboxie too (..for obvious reasons.).:rolleyes: It is among my favorite free programs to protect against those pesky infections whist browsing about the cyber universe!:D
Another free program that's already been mentioned, CCleaner, is definitely worthwhile. Read all about it's latest version here:
Piriform News - CCleaner v5.10
(includes a link to download) If you decide to try it, there's also a portable version which we use. If you'd prefer this too, from the download page, scroll down to the bottom, then find it under "builds".;)

You use both online scanners I do (MBAM & HMP).:):)
So, when exterminator20 recommended ESET Online Scanner, I'd decided to find it for myself too, & shall share it with you here:
ESET Online Scanner :cool:
 
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jamescv7

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Choose one from your current cleaning tools, Tuneup Utilities or Wise Care as for practical reason and avoid any unnecessary software that are too much on a category.

What browser and extensions you use? Be sure to have an adblocker for ease of browsing.