Discussion in 'Backup and Security' started by jjf, Feb 12, 2009.
Is Windows One LiveCare any good and worth having on your PC, running XP
Excellent. They offer a free trial.
Thanks, I see the free trial.
I just wanted to check first on comments like jamming or slowing the machine before I take it for a spin.
If I'm not mistaken, I believe Microsoft made the decision to get out of the Anti-Virus etc., business and are not going to be offering Live One Care anymore.
Microsoft will be offering free anti-virus software by the second half of this year.
I use Windows LiveCare and these (all free):
Malicious Software Removal Tool
Also, consider purchasing a router (which should include a firewall) for installing between your PC and "The Bad Guys" [your PC and the Web] (probably your best protection).
I've never had an "issue/problem/virus" since incorporating the above.
Your risks go up if you have other users on your PC and/or do a lot of copying/downloading from flash/floppy/PeertoPeer/thumb drives/websites.
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