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Good source sites for secure & legal free movies and free/free to try software?

Q: Good source sites for secure & legal free movies and free/free to try software?

I thought it would be a good idea in keeping with the overall goal of this site to start a thread to give people a list of legal and secure sites for downloading free or dirt-cheap movies, music and software/games.
I believe this would helpful in terms of not just telling people not to visit/support pirating websites,
but to also give them other alternatives so that there wouldn't be a temptation to go there anyway
(And also for people like me that Don't want to steal, but also don't want to pay more than I have to)
Master list of sites for free/dirt cheap movies, music and free/free to try software:
Open Music Archive
Contains music with expired copyright according to UK copyright law, which states that the copyright expires 70 years after the author's death.
As such, some of the music may be considered "pirated" in countries with longer copyright periods.
For example, The longest copyright period I know of is Mexico (100 years after the author's death).
This guy composes his own music and gives it away for free!
Movies and/or TV
Movies and tv free with ads, or (for cost of membership) watchable without ads. 
Free for Dishnetwork users?
Not completely free, but VERY low price!
WARNING! As stated by Quietman, Many free Software Sites contain ads  or link to sites containing ads with misleading download links to potentially dangerous software!
Be sure to click the correct download link, which is usually smaller than the false link, and it's usually a good Idea to avoid clicking on links with the words "Reccomended" or "Important" next to the link.
Even if the correct download link is selected, Potentially unwanted programs (PUPs)
May be installed if you click through without opting out.
       Bleeping Computer     
Cnet Download (Wide variety of software, including games, Game demos, video and audio players, editors etc.)
Cnet installs PUPS practically as a rule unless you opt out.
Also has a utility for keeping programs up to date.
A list of unsafe/legally questionable "for free" sites would probably be helpful as well.

A: Good source sites for secure & legal free movies and free/free to try software?

That is a good question.
When I think about it Hulu does have movies.
I use Netflix.
I can use as I have Dishnetwork and can use that to be able to watch. Yup, just tested works good.
Many of the Movies channels can be watched that way.

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Hi are these 'free' MP3 sites Legal & safe from viruses etc? Any one used them?

Also which are the best sites for audio books? Any legal free ones?


A:Are These 'Free MP3' Sites Legal?

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are there any websites that you can download movies for free. preferably not wasteful of space. and brings no viruses. i dont want it to slow my pc too. my kids want to watch these disney movies like despicable me and others. idk. please help!! thanks you!!!

A:[SOLVED] Downloading free movies online free and no virus?

The movies you mention are copyrighted and as such can only be attained at ligitimate contracted sites. You are asking about illegal downloads and as such are not supported on this site.

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Just wondering if there are any free sites that allow you to download music ?
I am interested in only LEGAL sites. I am guessing that it would have to be music that is no longer copyrighted.

I did a search on Google and found some that claim to be legal but I thought I would check with Bleeping Computer for input.

Does anyone have experience in this matter ?
Thank You for your time

A:Legal Free Music Download Sites ?

If you go to you can download free music overthere, as wel as

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A:Good, FREE, OPEN-SOURCE media player

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So this site so far has been very good to me and just want to know if there is such a thing as a free internet site thats safe to upload free mp3 music? Limewire always seems to give me a virus or sumthing. Any thoughts?


A:good safe free music source for downloads (if any)

If you want to get free music that is copyright and that you should normally pay for, then the answer is no.Having said that, most record labels offer limited free downloads, such as this one.

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A:Cool FREE (Legal) Anti-Virus/Firewall Software You Can Download

I didn't realize that you already have a thread right at the beginning. I'm sorry.

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This is my Top from what you listed.

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Hi there

Why can't people be more honest on their websites -- as well as making it harder and harder to find REAL downloads without confusing extra offers / links to other programs with the real link buried deep down in an easy to miss website - I really hate the following that seems to be commonplace now -- FREE DOWNLOAD which implies FREE -- but the SOFTWARE most certainly Isn't but totally no mention of BUY / PAY on the site.

We should BOYCOTT those sites and make our feelings known --nothing wrong about people wanting to make a few bucks - especially these days with good jobs getting harder to find -but we can still be OPEN.


A:Why so much dishonesty - Free download is NOT free software

Did you not know that the world is primarily run on the basis of greed, dishonesty, deception, and BIG GREEN BUTTONS?

Unfortunately I've had reason to come to conclude it's too often true.

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Hello and welcome to TSF.

This is a malware removal forum. Perhaps you can find the information you're looking in General Computer Security and its subforums
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I'll move this topic to the General Computer Security section of the forum.

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I just ordered my first MP3 player (cutting edge, ain't I?) and I am trying to find places to download things like MP3 videos, music, books, etc., but there are so many questionable sites that I'm hesitant to download anything.

I know Amazon has some free music, but can anyone suggest any other sites with free LEGAL downloads?

I'm not into the new music, but mostly older stuff -- big band, jazz, standards, etc -- as well as audio books etc.

I've never even SEEN an MP3 video before, so I really want to try one of those as well.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

A:Where are free LEGAL MP3s available?

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A:Free (and Legal) Music Downloads

Great link, thanks

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I need some simple help as I am a novice when it comes to these things.

I have come across the website Movies Capital ( where you can legally download free movies and it is not a file sharing site.

First of all can anyone tell me if they have used this site and if it is easy to use and as good as it sounds?

Secondly if I was to sign up to this site what sort of DVD disks do I buy to burn the movies I download onto? My computer shows that my burner is DVD RW.

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3959 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 310, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 466749 MB, Free - 404480 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0C2KJT
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled

A:Free Legal Online Movie Downloads Help

Many of these sites are illegal but this one just simply
does not carry mainsteam movies.
It consists of older and unknown movies,not ones that
you would find in movie theaters.
Not worth messing with in my opinion.

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I upgraded my Free Preview Edition to Windows 8 Pro with no problems and it runs great. Of the two options it gave me, I chose "Clean Install." The Upgrade Assistant scanned my computer and said that I was allowed to upgrade. The following sources also say that it is legal:

Computerworld: "Microsoft has said that customers who downloaded and installed the free "Windows 8 Release Preview" will be able to upgrade to the paid version of the OS, but that those running the free trial of Windows 8 Enterprise RTM, or "release to manufacturing," which debuted in August, cannot."

TechRadar: " can't do a full upgrade from any of the preview versions of Windows 8; you'll need to either restore your previous version of Windows from a backup, do an upgrade that only keeps your files or do a clean installation."

Microsoft said in an FAQ posted on the company's TechNet support site. "If you have already installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview or Windows 8 Release Preview, you will be required to perform a clean install. The installation process will automatically create a 'Windows.old' folder that contains all files from your Windows 8 Consumer Preview or Windows 8 Release Preview installation." Computerworld

A:Is it legal to upgrade to Win 8 Pro from the Free Preview Edition?

I have sysimages of this machine with both Win 7 and Win 8 CP, so I should be OK either way.

I know I can u/g over W7 without issue, as that's what the Win 8 CP setup is, and I know everything works.

Can't u/g over this as it is the RTM trial...:-(

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Before I post this on an XP forum, I might need to run a reality check. To someone running XP, what does 7 have that he doesn't have?

1) gadgets--although he can get similar ones
2) Windows 7 themes
3) libraries
4) Aero--which his computer probably can't handle anyway.

If he installs the 8 Preview and sticks with the classic desktop, he gets all this. He can download free apps for everything else.

Am I hallucinating?

A:Free legal copy of Wndows 7, sort of

Your list is very superficial Vince. The important differences are under the bonnet, not the desktop. Everything has changed since XP was created decades ago! As has the hardware. Those who cling on to XP offer all manner of reasons but few are convincing for me. There are exceptions such as specialised computer-aided machine control software and the like which needs XP, but generally it seems to be a personal thing. Maybe they also like low-definition monochrome television because it does all they need?

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I need to test a DVD burner's ability to burn recorded video. The original video was recorded using a digital video recording camera.

I would like to practice using video other than the original.

Is there a free, legal site from which I can download video [ & audio would be nice ], for my testing purposes.

I am aware that this forum does not support copyright violations. I am not asking to violate anyone's copyrights.

Thanks for your help.


A:Solved: Legal, free download site needed

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I see all these movie streaming apps in the Windows app store like Movie Tube. Are these legit? Streaming movies that just came out on video free seems like a trap to me. Are these malware? Illegal? Will I get a MPAA letter from my cable co?

A:Free movie streaming apps in the app store- Are they legal?

Just did a quick check on Google for Movie Tube. From what I found Movie Tube has been sued and they lost the case. I would stay away from them. MovieTube Sued by MPAA: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know |

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Hi everyone. I am looking for a free but LEGAL trial version of Visual Communicator Pro. I am searching for a friend. He wants to check it out and see if he can eventually buy it. Thanks for any help you can give him on my behalf! I'd appreciate it!

A:Does anyone know where to get a free and LEGAL trial version of Visual Communicator?

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Hi all!

What do you think I should use as a second opinion scanner?

Until now I use ESET + MBAM. I never used EMSISOFT but I always hear good things about it

A:EMSISOFT Anti-Malware free or MBAM Free as a second opinion scanner

Why not both using MBAM and Emsisoft Emergency Kit? On demand scanners should help you to track down potential infections as possible with various tools available.

Emsisoft AM is a full blown AV but it can be experimental on other security products as combination just use at your own risk as possible.

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i need the best free / premium softwares to to Shred Files and Wipe Free Disk Space


A:need Free Tools to Shred Files and Wipe Free Disk Space

Here's a couple:[email protected] KillDiskNot sure about KillDisk, but Eraser has the option to be run in the Shell Menu, so you can right-click and select Erase, instead of Delete.

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Avast and SecureAPlus have been fairly interesting for me. Both seem to have great scanning and protection. Which would you choose?
NOTE: I have heard that SecureAPlus may have a really slow scan in the beginning. If that something you don't like that fine, Avast has a slow scan as well so I am not counting against either one.

A:Avast Free Anti-Virus 2016 vs SecureAPlus Free (Latest)

Thread Approved. Here are the official websites:

Avast Free Antivirus: Avast | Download Free Antivirus for PC, Mac & Android
SecureAPlus: Free Cloud Antivirus & Application Control for PC - SecureAPlus
@J Gamez065 If all factors are to be considered, why is the initial slow scanning ignored?

System Resource Usage
Realistic Performance Impact
Ease of Use
Graphical User Interface
Inclusive Product Features
Preferred Product and Why?


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2 things im looking for here. does anyone know of a free antivirus program that would run on windows 2000 server? and any recommendations on a free typing program that allows you to type full paragraphs? or if maybe there is a good typing program thats worth buying?

A:Free Anti-virus for server 2000/Free typing programs

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Hi, all!
With interest I have read the Emsisoft Blog article about free anti-virus vendors that bundle PUPs with them. Here, 7 out of 8 tested free antivirus suites bundle with PUPs. A bit further down the article, an important fact is stated, and I quote:

...Bitdefender Free is one of the only clean antivirus vendors that does not come with any PUPs.

I therefore would like to know: Which more free anti-virus suites than Bitdefender Free do not bundle PUPs?
Thank you very much in advance!

A:Most free anti-virus suites now bundle PUPs except Bitdefender Free?

Well, Emsisoft Anti-Malware offers a 30 days trial of their program and doesn't bundle PUPs. Emsisoft doesn't bundle any PUPs at all in fact.

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Kaspersky found HEUR:trojan.win32.generic
says it's awating re-boot, i have re-booted several times and no change.
Malwarebytes found and
PUM.Hijack.Startmenu bad : (0) good: (1) > quarantined and successfully repaired.
Avast didn't find anything
and i can not gain acces to the internet , but do see a strong signal.
can you help me out, Bleepingcomputer? did i provide enough information?
thank, you.

A:Windows 7/64-bit scanned with Kaspersky/Malwarebytes (free)/ and Avast (free)

Please boot into safemode with networking and let me know if you can connect to internet

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I'm running Zemana Antilogger Free and I would like to know if there's any benefit in also having Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Free, or does ZAL Free's SSL Intrusion Prevention module do pretty much what MBAE Free does.

The ZAL Free SSL Intrusion Prevention module does the following:
-Protects SSL (https) data pre-encryption
-Prevents Man-In-The-Browser and HTML injection attacks
-Monitors the Trusted Root CA Store for fake root certificate installations

A:Zemana Antilogger Free and Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Free?

@uninfected1 ZAL Free is compatible with MBAE, use them both

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Dell Desktop Windows Vista Home Premium

Im running AVG Free Editon as my virus protections software. I was wondering if there are any other Free virus programs that work better than my AVG Free Edition.
Im also running Windows Defender as my Spyware/Malware protection program. Are there any other spyware/malware protection programs that work better than Windows Defender?

Any suggestions appreciated,
Thank you

A:Best Free Anti-virus? Best free Spyware Malware protection?

The most problems that i find is with the info that cookies manage to send out.. as for the good old virus i can honestly say that i can blame that on Zone Labs. so i got me a virus checker and malware or cookie killer.all i can say is that you get nothing for nutin in this world. so do yourself a favor and spring for the few bucks, this i can honestly tell you, my internet provider supplies the big MAC for free and yet i prefer zone alarm.

have a good day

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Anybody know any good free movie sites?
I've found a few already but they only offer limited selections and some won't work on my PC

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I'm sorry if this is not allowed. Just want to know.

I am trying to watch a movie called Operation Mad Ball (1957). I've Googled it and I get all these "legal"websites that say free to watch and download. But every one of them wants a credit card number. Ain't gonna happen. I don't know why they need a credit card if its free. If this is legit, can anyone recommend a site that is honest? All I need is one download.

A:Free Movies

Originally Posted by milford

I'm sorry if this is not allowed. Just want to know.

I am trying to watch a movie called Operation Mad Ball (1957). I've Googled it and I get all these "legal"websites that say free to watch and download. But every one of them wants a credit card number. Ain't gonna happen. I don't know why they need a credit card if its free. If this is legit, can anyone recommend a site that is honest? All I need is one download.

I found the movie on Amazon on DVD. You've discovered that finding a true "free" movie isn't going to happen. Movies are property after all and very few give their property a way for free, and others will try to charge even though the movie may be in the public domain -- as you've discovered.

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I'm sorry if this is not allowed. Just want to know.

I am trying to watch a movie called Operation Mad Ball (1957). I've Googled it and I get all these "legal"websites that say free to watch and download. But every one of them wants a credit card number. Ain't gonna happen. I don't know why they need a credit card if its free. If this is legit, can anyone recommend a site that is honest? All I need is one download.

A:Free Movies

Originally Posted by milford

I'm sorry if this is not allowed. Just want to know.

I am trying to watch a movie called Operation Mad Ball (1957). I've Googled it and I get all these "legal"websites that say free to watch and download. But every one of them wants a credit card number. Ain't gonna happen. I don't know why they need a credit card if its free. If this is legit, can anyone recommend a site that is honest? All I need is one download.

I found the movie on Amazon on DVD. You've discovered that finding a true "free" movie isn't going to happen. Movies are property after all and very few give their property a way for free, and others will try to charge even though the movie may be in the public domain -- as you've discovered.

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I work for an Oil & Gas Attorney and I need to look at maps a lot, so I just installed Google Earth a few minutes ago for purposes of reference. It just occurred to me, though, that a lot of free software, like AVG, comes with the caveat that it must not be used on a work computer. I don't see that restriction anywhere for Google Earth, but I have an infinitesimal understanding of software legal restrictions, so I don't really know if I can or not. I do not plan to take screenshots to give to clients; I am merely planning to use it for personal reference when I draw out my own maps in a cad program.

I know this isn't a legal forum, but I didn't really know where else to ask :\ So, then, would it be legal for me to use Google Earth as long as there are no images from it distributed to clients?

A:Solved: Would it be legal for me to use the free version of Google Earth at work?

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Updated to 5.2 .

Supports AFD drives, I understand.

It works very well for me, even recovering ext4 partitions. It can make a winpe disc for you - but like most of these things, you need to d/l waik for that.

Surprisingly, it also is free for commercial use

Free partition manager download for managing your PCs and Servers.

They are doing the pro version free as well atm - tho you need to twitbook , it seems.

Giveaway of AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro Edition 5.2

A:New Aomei partition manager free - and free pro giveaway

worth getting this program - small too.

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A:Bitdefender Free Antivirus 2016 vs FortiClient 5.4 Free

What if I were to tell you, there is NO best?

What Antivirus do you currently use, and why is it important for you to know which one is the better product?

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Microsoft is forcing everybody to rethink the operating system that everybody loves to hate with Windows 8, and that includes security suite makers. Freeware faves AVG leap into the future today with a touch-friendly interface, a zippy installation, and impressively fast scans.
The upgrades are available at no cost as AVG Anti-Virus Free 2013 (download), or as a paid update to AVG Anti-Virus 2013 (download) and AVG Internet Security 2013 (download), exclusively from today.
Security vendor claims about being faster, or better, or able to protect your computer while doing your dishes, are perennial boasts. At least in the case of AVG 2013, CNET Labs has verified the company's talk about the 2013's performance gains. For our usual battery of tests, we found that AVG Anti-Virus Free 2013 actually bested an unprotected computer during the MS Office test. AVG Free completed the MS Office test in 354 seconds, while the unprotected computer took 395 seconds.
When I asked AVG evangelist Tony Anscombe about that, he explained that it has to do with how AVG 2013 performs its scans. "The new Turbo Scan checks files in the order that they're saved to the disk, as opposed to how they're saved in the file directory," he said during an interview at CNET's San Francisco offices in August.
AVG's internal benchmarks clocked "scan times up to 23.95 percent faster," Anscombe said. Meanwhile, CNET Labs' scan time results found... Read more

A:AVG 2013 Released (now with free support even for free version)

The Download Link on Cnet is not working.

Direct Download Link from AVG servers- Download (Online installer)

2013 version looks really nice and a lot of new features.

Good day.

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I was thinking of the free ZoneAlarm firewall+free Avast! Antivirus combination. What do you think? Any better choice? Thanks.

A:Need advice for free antivirus+free firewall combo

See What's the Best Anti-virus? & Free Software Firewalls for Windows 7

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I've tried ERASER, but find it cumbersome to setup and use.

Is there a better free one out there, please?

A:What is the best Free program for wiping free disk space, please?

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I have always used Avast and Comodo as my AV/Firewall combination. I find it to be very useful, and although Comodo provides many annoying popups, they are useful and informational (I would consider myself a competent computer user, though no expert).

Recently, I just wanted to see how good my combination was and if there was a better one. I found topics that said of how Avast's web shield completely bypasssed Comodo's rules. I tested this:

1) Block chrome.exe in Comodo completely
2) Check that both Comodo and Avast are updated, and Avast web shield ON
3) Open Chrome and see what happens

Results: At first I thought it was fine, was blocked. Then I tried clicking on bookmarks. would open, would open, etc. I was shocked to find that Comodo was letting these websites open even though chrome.exe was blocked!

After doing some more research, and realizing that this was a big problem, and that many solutions did not work, with avast being blamed or comodo being outdated, or even that Win 7 64 bit was limiting comodo, I tested it again with web shield OFF.

I repeated the process of blocking chrome and opened and other websites. This time all the websites were blocked!

Is there a solution where I can keep web shield on and have comodo be effective in blocking? Or do I need a new firewall?

A:Avast 7 free! AV + Comodo Free Firewall Conflicts

No one has a solution?

Offtopic: Spybot S&D or SUPERAntiSpyware? It's kind of obvious, but is spybot still horrible?

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I had previously installed NORTON SECURITY and accidentally uninstalled it. It would not open after re-installation. Now AVG free and AVAST free will not open from download. Win 7pro

A:AVG free AVAST free NORTON SECURITY will not open

first off you should only have one anti virus program installed on your computer. did you use norton's uninstall tool ? run the tool , restart , run the tool the second time.

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Ive been searching&searching&dwnloading&installing&scanning&discovering that ahh copying&pasting&typing&typing still unable to identify what part/s of this information is THE info/specs!
And where to go with them? Can someone pls HELP!
DeviceDesc: Multimedia Audio Controller
Device: IXP SB400 AC'97 Audio Controller
Vendor: ATI Technologies Inc
OEM: Toshiba America Information Systems
Manufacturer: UNKNOWN
Compatible IDs: PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_4370&REV_80
ConfigFlags: 64
HardwareID: PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_4370&SUBSYS_FF311179&REV_80
LocationInformation: PCI bus 0, device 20, function 5
Multimedia Audio Control Properties\Device status: The drivers for this device are not installed [Code 28]
Multimedia Audio Control Properties\Device Instance Id: PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_4370&SUBSYS_FF311179&REV_80\3&13C0B0C5&0&A5
Device Desc: Video Controller (VGA Compatible)
Device:Radeon Xpress 200M (RS410)
Vendor: ATI Technologies Inc
OEM: Toshiba America Information systems
Manufacturer: UNKNOWN
CompatibleIDs: PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5A62&SUBSYS_FF311179&REV_00
LocationInformation: PCI bus 1, device 5, function 0
UINumber: 13
Video Controller (VGA Compatible) Properties\Device status: This device is not configured correctly. [Code 1]
Video Controller (VGA Compatible) Properties\Details: PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5A62&SUBSYS_FF311179&REV_00\4&2C0D4F31&0&2808
D... Read more

A:Solved: is there any free driver toolkits that actually find & fix for free or..

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Securalive free vs 360 Total Security vs Panda Free

A:Securalive free vs 360 Total Security vs Panda Free

360 Total Security Essentials is all that is needed. With Avira and Bitdefender engines enabled, RAM usage is high... but only when interface is open or scanning. It will only be a real problem if user always has interface open.

Protection far outweighs the RAM usage. Plus, 360 Essentials is very user friendly.

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You always hear about not having two a/v softwares on the computer at the same time, but malwarebytes anti-exploit free supposedly doesn't disrupt most free a/v. Does anybody have any experience with the free a/v that the malwarebytes anti-exploit free works okay with? Thanks.

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