Thursday, February 26, 2009


I ran across these freebies last fall when looking through the laborious way by constantly changing cities and then searching in EVERY city AFTER switching to it. Very time consuming. I ran across the Kijiji reader and eagerly hoped it would help me. 

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Long story short, it did! And I found 4 one month old snow tires for my Sonata at a fantastic price! Then I turned to finding the rims. Wow! I put in all the local cities within 1.5 h of home here in Niagara. Since I could not find ANY RIMS in stores, this was now CRITICAL! 

I found them too! Of course I always bid a slightly lower price but I got exactly what I needed for hundreds less than anywhere else.

You need to restrict your searches to the area you live or you will find tires or whatever YOU are looking for CITIES ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY OR EVEN INTHE U.S. I know because I did make that mistake at first! (:-)

I have also used the Craigslist reader and it works just as well as the Kijiji reader. The other products I have not tried but if they are anywhere near as good as Kijiji Reader and Craigslist Reader, they will be gems!






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I use Vipre on one of my systems. I need to restrict it to one so that I can keep testing OTHER internet security systems on the other computers that I own. I use Vipre which is much newer but comes from Sunbelt Software who Microsoft bought their original technology from for Windows Defender. Problem being that Microsoft did not keep developing it like Sunbelt does. [See left sidebar for trial copy or to purchase]

Sunbelt also owns Kerio Personal Firewall which they have now renamed Sunbelt Personal Firewall. There is a free version and a paid one. Soon I believe you will see Vipre become complete by incorporating their firewall into Vipre.

It is very inexpensive and protects against viruses in email and from other sources as well as Spyware. So far it does not have a built-in firewall. Most people don't need a firewall but it never hurts to have one even if just to make yourself feel better.People like me who have zillions of websites and blogs and are on the internet for hours every day, NEED a firewall because they are obvious targets for BAD GUYS!

I use Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 on the computer I am typing this on. It is my main system. It is so complete and stays in the background keeping my whole system secure that I use it here.

In addition, Kaspersky has the FASTEST RESPONSE TIME when a NEW VIRUS is found. Sometimes as soon as 20 minutes later, they are updating your system with the solution. Fast I like! If two days go by or even 24 hours, a lot of havoc can be created on your computer while the slow guys are trying to find a new solution to the NEW VIRUS. Do you really want to take that chance? [see banner link on left sidebar]

Other good products are BitDefender and NOD32. Unusual name, NOD32. However both products are very good. I will write about them later.