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think ill got with that.

whats avg like for uninstalling. i no some anti virus's never uninstall properly like norton
AVG is pretty good. They provide a program to clean up after it (Top 2 tools, either x86 or 64bit): http://www.avg.com/us-en/download-tools

I also recommend using the free version of Malwarebytes on a weekly basis. All you need to do is run the quick scan, and it won't interfere with your AV. Most AV's are crap when it comes to detecting malware/adware.

I also recommend that you keep your plugins up to date: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/
Edited by AtomicFrost - 5/14/11 at 10:44am
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if you are like me and paranoid about the AV taking over your computer then you can just use dr. web cureit. other than that there is Avast and Malwarebytes. Dont use AVG its no longer trendy it killed itself by being bloatware.
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Norton uninstalls easy like-and with no traces, For awhile i stayed away from them-i gave them a new shot with 2011, it is by far one of the best and smoothest ones out there. Do your research befor installing something-it helps to make a choice, i will be useing norton again as long as it runs the way it does. And gives you the protection it claims and it does.
i do have norton with a mobo dvd i just got.

only thing is with norton ive always thought that its the most common AV so if i was a hacker the first thing i would do i try get around norton AV first
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http://www.devduff.com/software/top-...virus-2011.php

Like i said, do your research first. So you can atleast try one out first. There are manny reveiws out there to help. This is only one. And free is nice, but you cant ***** later if it fails.
    
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Sorry-but again-noton is one of the best protections out there at moment-but one can if they realy want get around anything, and your wrong, becuz they look for the people with free ones, becuz so manny take free now o days, and it is easyer for them to get through a half made peice of free software rather than a completed one. So who do you think they would target first?
    
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Kinda have to look at the source, and take what you read with a grain of salt.
Well then I will have to try it, everyone seems to like it.
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Sorry-but again-noton is one of the best protections out there at moment-but one can if they realy want get around anything, and your wrong, becuz they look for the people with free ones, becuz so manny take free now o days, and it is easyer for them to get through a half made peice of free software rather than a completed one. So who do you think they would target first?
i still think norton. not trying to start a argument with you its just the way i think about it.

in the uk we have a shop called pcworld and there crap and expensive. but rich and dumb normally go there and they always recommend norton. so when there on the net ordering all there expensive stuff with the gold cards along comes MR hacker and takes there details lol
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I just use AVIRA...it's free, it's good and it doesn't hog your PC.
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Well-all i can say is you get what you pay for, or dont pay for, and if you dont try out things, includeing software as it changes over the years, wich i do, you realy cant judge. Building systems for over 15 years has showen me this. And if you want more, my brothers shop just got hit on all his systems not long ago, he had noton wich i installed on his new system i built, AVG on another and trend Micro on 2 others, guess what-only one that survived was the one with norton That too is hard to dispute.

And besides-most are pretty good, just some better than others. And yes i quit useing norton a few years back-but was only saying, they made up for there mistakes-this one is a winner big time.
    
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