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hey guys since ive been having problems with my pc cillin and erased it today i have been looking for some free anti virus and was just wondering if this was any good considering its free and all
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works fine for me. For free anti-virus many people use AVG free, or AVAST.
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AVG free is one of the best you can get, regardless of the fact that it's free. You are actually better of going with AVG free than some of that bloated expensive crap like Norton and what not. AVG is small, clean, simple, streamlined and does exactly what it's made to do without hogging any resources while it does it.

So yes, AVG is the way to go.
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AVG is better for Real time scanning it doesn't bog down your pc, Avast is good for removing viruses but is laggy
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cool thanks alot guys, avg it is then
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Originally Posted by Comfortably Numb View Post
AVG free is one of the best you can get, disregardless of the fact that it's free. You are actually better of going with AVG free than some of that bloated expensive crap like Norton and what not. AVG is small, clean, simple, streamlined and does exactly what it's made to do without hogging any resources while it does it.

So yes, AVG is the way to go.
well said
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one thing to note about AVG. it will no longer be free starting next month I believe. So, I along with many others will need to switch antivirus software
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one thing to note about AVG. it will no longer be free starting next month I believe. So, I along with many others will need to switch antivirus software


Not true, i just upgraded to 7.5 for FREE. There are little links under where they want to pay for the newer version.
    
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Not true, i just upgraded to 7.5 for FREE. There are little links under where they want to pay for the newer version.
He means they will be discontinueing the Free editiion next month which means.

No updates
= VIRUS ALERT!!!
    
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He means they will be discontinueing the Free editiion next month which means.

No updates
= VIRUS ALERT!!!
Is this on their website? That they're not going to be free anymore I mean.
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