Texas Wireless Internet
  Home » Support-Protection WebMail |  My Account   
Information
Home
Service Rates
Testimonials
Sign Up
Services >>
Support >>
Conditions of Use
Privacy Notice
Contact Us
Free Service
Referral Program

Refer a friend or neighbor and get a $30 credit to your account!
 
Referral Program

Support - Protection Support - Protection
AntiVirus
Spyware
Firewall
Windows Updates
Spam
Popup Blocker

 

Antivirus:

Antivirus software is available from:

  • AVG Anti-Virus (free)

  • Avast! Home Edition (free)

  • Symantec
  • McAfee
  • and others.


     

    Spyware:

    You can download free spyware protection called Ad-Aware.

    Another free spyware protection program is Spybot Search & Destroy.
    (Don't forget to download the Detection Updates.)

    Another program is Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware (Beta)


     

    Firewall:

    Microsoft Windows XP (not 2000 or below) has a built in firewall feature.
    To enable Click on the Windows Start button > Control Panel > Windows Firewall
      

    Select "On" setting:

    ZoneAlarm is a free firewall program for all versions of Windows.

    Most wired and wireless routers (hardware) have build in firewalls.


     

    Windows Updates:

    Microsoft Windows users can download the latest security patches to help protect your computer from:
    http://update.microsoft.com

    Or enable the Automatic Updates from the Windows XP control panel:


     

    Spam:

    You can setup rules within Outlook to automatically delete emails with certain words in the subject, body or from field. In Outlook Express click on "Tools", "Message Rules", "Mail...", "New..." button.

    If you are using Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 or newer you can turn on the built in junk mail filter.
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HP052429671033.aspx

    If you are using Outlook Express or Windows Mail you can block senders or messages with specific words.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2398733

    If you are using Mozilla Thunderbird you can use the adaptive filter that learns from your actions which messages are legitimate and which are junk.
    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/thunderbird-and-junk-spam-messages

    SPAMfighter is a free program to download and works with Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird.
    http://www.spamfighter.com/SPAMfighter/Product_Info.asp


     

    Popup Blocker:

    Google Toolbar is free program that has a popup blocker. It works with Windows 98/ME/2000/XP and Internet Explorer 5.5 or newer.


     

    * Free software is subject to acceptance of third-party's license agreement, terms, and conditions. Software not available for Mac or other operating systems.

  • Continue
    Tower

    Copyright © 2005-2017 Texas Wireless Internet
    Website Design by Texas Wireless Internet
    Website Hosting by Texas Wireless Internet
    Colorado Wireless Broadband
    Florida Wireless Internet