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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?

6 Answers

  • 1 month 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

  • 1 month ago

    Ummmm....the only way to be safe from spam is to NOT buy a computer or laptop

  • 1 month 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-M
    Lv 7
    1 month 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 7
    1 month ago

    spam is what you receive in emails

    do you mean malware or viruses

    if so

    run an antivirus program

    or format the machine and install a fresh copy of the operating system


  • Jesus
    Lv 5
    1 month 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

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