Yes, I did read the link about sand boxing, thank you.
I found it interesting that this author advocates deleting cookies as a preventative measure. There is a setting in most browsers, as you likely know.
We could over kill and use a VM with Sandboxie and set to remove cookies when closing.
I almost bought Sandboxie way back but have not paid for any computer service yet and won't start now.
It seems if your surfing and download habits are careful, you are way ahead.
I like MBAM and defender b/c they both are in the context menu so you can scan before opening.
Is your work computer related, if I may ask and also did you used to use DOS before Windows.
When the computers converted to Windows back then, my fried was so upset because his skills were DOS related.