Re: What protection programs (viruses,spyware, adware, hardware removal, etc) do you
I would recommend keeping to only Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.4 and Adaware SE 1.06; though make sure you always keep them up-to-date. Those should be the only two you'll ever need for spyware, adware, and general malware protection.
The only other thing to get would be an anti-virus. If you cannot afford to buy one, try AVG's free anti-virus.
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