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debout
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Extra software programs like SuperAntispyware and Malwarebytes, do i still need them?

Hi,

I am using McAfee Livesafe on my computers, and i am a satisfied customer,....no problems.

But i want to do a fresh install on my Dell machine.....it has become a little bit "dirty" and i want a new start.

Last year i installed Superantispyware and Malwarebyte, just to be safe.....i thought.

Now i ask myself....is it really necessary? Or is it "overkill" ??

Can you give me an advice?

Do a fresh install and install these programs again? Together with my McAfee program?

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Re: Extra software programs like SuperAntispyware and Malwarebytes, do i still need them?

                 As long as your McAfee Software is Current /Active/Up to date. It is not necessary to have to re-install Malewarebytes (Free)/Super Anti-Spyware..should you choose to remove to clean up disk space. They are a "Compliment" to your McAfee Software.

                  In addition, if your McAfee Software is functioning properly. You can still simply (Uninstall) programs you deem unnecesarry/taking up disk space, with out doing a clean Uninstall/Reinstall of McAfee. However, if you still wish to do a fresh install.

                     Just Make certain you remove from your Control Panel/Programs Features First/Restart. The run the Latest MCPR Tool/Restart

                     How to uninstall or reinstall supported McAfee products using the Consumer Products Removal tool (MC.../Restart

                  

                    Then of course go to your individual account and re-install.

             

All the best,

Regards,

Catdaddy

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Re: Extra software programs like SuperAntispyware and Malwarebytes, do i still need them?

Thank you for the information.

I uninstalled the two programs en i am going to use quickclean more often. McAfee is up to date, so lets see how things go!

Thanks!

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Re: Extra software programs like SuperAntispyware and Malwarebytes, do i still need them?

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              You are quite welcome.   It is great to see one whom keeps the maintenance up on their machines, In some cases is "Rare". So can we consider this thread Correctly answered? As you surf the web and such, you may find these articles most informative:

                I might add, You may wish to periodically run these (2) Superb Programs.

                McAfee Stinger (Read how to use) and delete afterwards.For it is updated daily.

                McAfee Getsusp Tool (Please remember to add your Email Address before scanning)

                You can obtain these Superb Tools and more here
                 

All the very best,

Regards,

Catdaddy

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