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Hey everyone I've got a windows 2000 Pro box sitting in front of me and the guy doesn't have any av on it. what are a few of the current AV's that will still support this legacy OS.

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I reinstalled a few months ago a Win2K on the laptop of a friend and I recall trying quite a few AV in virtual machine until I found one that actually worked. This is what I used: Ad-Aware Now it has an AV module which is not very intrusive and can be tuned-down quite a bit since attacks on Win2K should be quite rare.

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Why Windows 2000 still?

Why not check out Linux at this point?
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I reinstalled a few months ago a Win2K on the laptop of a friend and I recall trying quite a few AV in virtual machine until I found one that actually worked. This is what I used: Ad-Aware Now it has an AV module which is not very intrusive and can be tuned-down quite a bit since attacks on Win2K should be quite rare.

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Why Windows 2000 still?

Why not check out Linux at this point?
because the guy wants to hang onto it for a while longer. it belongs to a customer i'm just removing the "attacks on Win2K" that are suppose to be rare.lol malware bytes had over 600 file (key logger, Trojan, root-kit). they guys actually told me yesterday when i picked it up that in the next month or two he was going to buy windows 7 for $150 and install it on the machine... P3 gen Celeron, 384mb ram. NOT GUNNA HAPPEN. if it were up to me id take it to the rifle range.
 
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