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When buying a computer or laptop, how do you know it is safe from spam, do you install/buy disks? Anything for advice can be helpful?
- robertoLv 62 months ago
Mcafee as a decent variety of pc cleaners,they gobble up spam too,realtime protection,,use googleys adblocker,they are ineffective when media sites like fakebook embed factchecking propaganda
- 2 months ago
Ummmm....the only way to be safe from spam is to NOT buy a computer or laptop
- Spock (rhp)Lv 72 months ago
i build a new computer and have have zero issues with anything on the HDD/SDD -- of course, in part, that's becuase formatting the drive [required] wipes out all pointers to anything that was on it when i got it
- Bill-MLv 72 months ago
This is what I do:
1. Desktop Computer: I build it my self with a Clean Install of Windows.
2. Laptop Computer: Reformat the Hard Drive and do a Clean Install of Windows. If the Laptop has the older SATA Mechanical Hard Drive I would replace it with a SSD.
The Store where I recently purchased a HP Probook did exactly that. Performed a Clean Install of Windows. This Wipes out all programs on the Hard Drive.
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- ?Lv 72 months ago
spam is what you receive in emails
do you mean malware or viruses
run an antivirus program
or format the machine and install a fresh copy of the operating system
- ?Lv 52 months ago
If your computer or laptop has not already been factory reset then you do a factory reset and it reinstalls a brand new version of Windows all by itself in about an hour