Which antivirus do you recommend?

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Which antivirus do you recommend?

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right now I'm using (and have been using) the Norton Systemworks 2003 or 2004, which comes with Antivirus...2003 is OK, 2004 is worse & slower...

the system went blue screen this week...whole partition got wiped! and now i'm thinking about getting another antivirus...

so feel free to make the sugestions... :D
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Norton is terrible. Don't use it.

http://www.avast.com/
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I've been using this one since Feb of this year. It has intercepted about 4 risks.

http://free.grisoft.com/

In June I got a Belkin wireless router when Wifey got her laptop and not a single threat has been detected since then with the hardware firewall, XP's built in firewall, and AVG in place.

Negative is that AVG likes to do a complete software scan when I log on which takes forever, so I hung a spare HDD in my box and moved about 25gig of files I rarely use but can't live without from C: to D:.
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Post by tenchimuyo93 »

i run mcafee all in one. ive had mabye 2 things slip by it and one was my own doing. been using it since 2001~02 maybe.
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Post by KliK »

i'll try the Avast4home...and register it as a student! :D

here is why: http://www.thepcspy.com/articles/other/ ... ows_down/5

and the AVG is nothing better than Avast...so he is my second choise!
and about McAfee - it's not free of charge...
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Post by tenchimuyo93 »

yea mcafee isnt free, but................. it can be {not really legal so i wont go into that}
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Post by KliK »

just installed the AVAST...licenced it for home use...works great, for now! no slowdown of sys shown on Tualatin 1,2!

i better go legal...it's boring getting all these cracks to work!
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Post by tenchimuyo93 »

my macaffe isnt cracked, its 100% legal {except for the .iso}, its just not the way they want anyone to do it.
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I use AVG and I have a few Norton installation that I'm ashamed of :o
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a week has passed...the Avast! seems OK...
and the computer seems much faster...
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Post by InactiveX »

A new article on free anti-virus from The Inquirer here.
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I've been using Avira from a German company for years. It's not a resource hog like AVG is for you crunchers out there. I like the fact it also does root kit detection in the free version. Not a lot of free ones offer that. it updates daily. Check it out at http://www.free-av.com/

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Thanks for the tip-off Bill. I'm going to try it now.
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Post by Derek »

It's good to know that Symantec is improving their Antivirus program.

Right now I only have one installation of Systemworks 2005. The rest are all running AVG’s free Antivirus scanner.
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I find NOD32 very good for my system
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Post by kuun »

just wanna reiterate..

and spread my support for AVG

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