(We all need a tool) Updated 2018-03-24
The following tools have a reputation not only for being very good, but also FREE!
Never download ANY software unless you know it's free.
Best to run CCleaner or ATF Cleaner FIRST (Select All/Empty Selected),
Second, run Emsisoft
|Antivirus (use ONE of these)|
|Online anti-virus/spyware scanner|
Comodo (rated #1)
|Firewall Port Security Check||
Shields Up(click Proceed, then Common Ports)
|Spam Blocker for pop mail|
(mixing UPPER/lower case+numbers+symbols is best)
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