Free computer utilities and virus cleanup tools

By Jason Hill

Below are a list of great tools to help you keep your computer clean and free from viruses.
All the programs are FREE, no adverts, trial versions or limitations.

If you do happen to have a virus, you may download, install and update the programs, then run them in the order below.
This may remove the virus and repair any problems you may have.


Norton DNS
To help protect the computer from viruses and websites containing viruses via networking.
One great way is to add the DNS settings into your router to protect all your PC’s in one go.
See my page below for more information.
http://www.jasonhill.co.uk/norton-dns-free-secure-safe
Secure DNS servers 198.153.192.1 & 198.153.194.1
To test if you are using Norton DNS you may click the link below,
http://setup.nortondns.com/


Norton SafeWeb Lite
Provides a safer search experience by warning you of dangerous Web sites right in your search results, so you can search, browse, and shop online without worry.
See my page below for more information.
http://www.jasonhill.co.uk/norton-safeweb-lite-toolbar-safer-surfing
See my Norton site report for this website jasonhill.co.uk
http://safeweb.norton.com/report/show?url=jasonhill.co.uk


Microsoft Security Essentials
Provides real-time protection for PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Simple to install, easy to use, and always kept up to date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest technology. It’s easy to tell if your PC is secure — when you’re green, you’re good.

Runs quietly and efficiently in the background so that you are free to use your Windows-based PC the way you want—without interruptions or long computer wait times.
http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/



Comodo Firewall
Award-winning firewall provides users with prevention-based PC protection that slams the door shut on viruses, malware, and hackers.
Secure DNS servers 156.154.70.22 & 156.154.71.22
http://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/firewall.php



CCleaner
Tool for cleaning your Windows PC. It protects your privacy online and makes your computer faster and more secure.
Easy to use and a small, fast download.
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner


Malwarebytes
Is a site dedicated to fighting malware. Malwarebytes has developed a variety of tools that can identify and remove malicious software from your computer. When your computer becomes infected it provides the needed assistance to remove the infection and restore the machine back to optimum performance.
http://www.malwarebytes.org/


SUPER AntiSpyware Free Edition
Is 100% Free and will detect and remove thousands of Spyware, Adware, Malware, Trojans, KeyLoggers, Dialers, Hi-Jackers, and Worms. Has unique and powerful technologies and removes spyware threats that other applications fail to remove.
http://www.superantispyware.com/


MyDefrag
Is a disk defragmenter and optimizer (a maintenance utility to make your harddisk faster)  It is freeware, no time limit, fully functional, no advertisements. Fast, low overhead, with many optimization strategies, can handle floppies, USB disks, memory sticks, and anything else that looks like a disk to Windows.
(It is recomended to run this program in safe mode if on a system disk (windows main drive) this way the program is not afected by anti virus programs or unmovable files)
http://www.mydefrag.com/


DropBox
2gb (more can be bought) of online storage for backup, file sharing, sync between PC’s and mobile access.
Dropbox backs up your files online without you having to think about it.
https://www.dropbox.com/referrals/NTExMzUwNTQ2OQ



F Backup
Is a free backup software for both personal and commercial use.
It protects your important data by backing it up automatically to any USB/Firewire device, local or network location.
The backed up data can be either compressed (using standard zip compression) or an exact copy of the original files.
http://www.fbackup.com/


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