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Quick Reference Guide

- How to use Cleanup, Advanced Windows Care, Malware bytes & AVG.


- HOBO's Helpful Hints Newsletter -
Fall 2008 

*** Essential Downloads for Computer Security, Virus & Spyware protection ***

Use these tools for checking/removing Spyware & keeping your system protected

Highly Recommended (Click to download)

*** Suggestion: *** Download and Save these files to the C:\Utilities Folder and install from there.
If you need any help downloading or installing these contact info@hobocomputerservices.com.

CCleaner is the number-one tool for cleaning your Windows PC. It protects your privacy online and makes your computer faster and more secure.

Removes Temp files - Caution it removes link history, so bookmark/Save your favourites. It flushes your old temporary files away.

3) Advanced System Care (ver. 6.0)
Diagnostic Analyzer - helps protect, optimize, clean, and repair your computer and Registry.


4) Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (ver.
Used to combat tough spyware

Click here for Malwarebytes Quick Reference Guide

Click here for latest Version from Malwarebytes org site  

5) AVG Free Download (ver. 2013)
Best Anti-Virus Program - Highly recommended Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware Software **** - Protect your email and surfing from virus infection.


6) FBackup
FBackup is a free backup software for both personal and commercial use. It protects your important data by backing it up automatically to any USB/Fire wire 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.

8) Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller

A rootkit is a program or a program kit that hides the presence of malware in the system.

A rootkit for Windows systems is a program that penetrates into the system and intercepts the system functions (Windows API). It can effectively hide its presence by intercepting and modifying low-level API functions. Moreover it can hide the presence of particular processes, folders, files and registry keys. Some rootkits install its own drivers and services in the system (they also remain “invisible”).


5) Zone Alarm- Firewall Software (Free Version)


Other Useful Links

1) NiNIte - The place to go to download your favourite software - without all those tool bars.

2) Norton/Symantec Removal Tool

3) PC Decrapifier - Get rid of Trial ware on new computers

4) AVG Utilities
Note: If you experience troubles installing AVG - running these utilities may help. Use with caution and contact the HOBO if you need assistance.
 AVG Removal Tools     MS 2005 Distribution AVG     AVG Reset Access

5) Other HiJackThis Hoster TDSSKILLER

6) Remote Support - TeamViewer



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