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post #21 of 31
Well what I can recommend is the things which I have used extensively.

First, I must say there is no such thing as "the best"

It all depends how you use your PC, what hardware you have, and your tolerance for how much memory the program takes.

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My current favorite is Active Virus Shield, by AOL. It's FREE.

Yes, I know AOL. But hey... in 4 months, I have no spyware, ad aware, or viruses.

BUT PLEASE READ about the software before you install.

Go here http://www.activevirusshield.com/ant...et_started.adp and enter your e-mail, they send you a code to register it, and take you to a page where you can download it.. And NO, I have not received any SPAM from them.

Now, as far as Reviews, read these, then make your decision.

http://reviews.cnet.com/AOL_Active_V...-32004278.html
http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/downloa...e-virus-shield
http://www.webuser.co.uk/products/AO..._3350-200.html
http://review.zdnet.com/AOL_Active_V...-32004278.html

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Now I have also used AVG. But I have uninstalled it.
Why? It seemed to me, that it took up too much System Memory, it did not catch spyware or ad aware, and viruses were not being deleted.

But, you must make that decision

Go here to download the free version http://free.grisoft.com/softw/70free...ee_432a861.exe

And read these reviews

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1759,1864594,00.asp
http://antivirus.about.com/od/antivi...gr/avgfree.htm
http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/applications...dition/434973/
http://www.winxpfix.com/Windows-Software-Page102.htm
http://cws.internet.com/article/2494-3700.htm
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I hope that helps.
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post #22 of 31
Are you saying that Monkeys only eat crackers on sundays? ***?
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post #23 of 31
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Are you saying that Monkeys only eat crackers on sundays? ***?
No way? Really?
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post #24 of 31
http://store.ca.com/dr/v2/ec_Main.En...ACHE_ID=198580

As a system builder I bundle this with all our PC's.

Its good stuff!

Here is the link to their suite's

http://store.ca.com/dr/v2/ec_main.en...t=CA&sid=40705

Or purchase here,

http://www.jlcustompc.com/etinsesu.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iamme View Post
http://store.ca.com/dr/v2/ec_Main.En...ACHE_ID=198580

As a system builder I bundle this with all our PC's.

Its good stuff!

Here is the link to their suite's

http://store.ca.com/dr/v2/ec_main.en...t=CA&sid=40705

Or purchase here,

http://www.jlcustompc.com/etinsesu.html
Do you buy single licenses for each pc or do you buy multi user licenses?
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post #26 of 31
I use McAfee, it's what came with my Dell, and I'm supposed to renew my subscription thingie but it hasn't asked me to yet.
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post #27 of 31
I use Avast Anti-Virus and Widnows Defender(just dl'ed today) and Windows Firewall, and Ive been virus free for a very long time
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post #28 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Uncle Simon View Post
I use McAfee, it's what came with my Dell, and I'm supposed to renew my subscription thingie but it hasn't asked me to yet.
McAfee's horrible, it isn't the worst but anyone who is serious about optimizing system performance while still protecting against viruses wouldn't use McAfee or Norton.
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post #29 of 31
I run no antivirus and scan with AVG once every few times I think about it...

Virus free and adaware free for long, long time. Quit dling all that pr0n and clickity click clickkity those z0mg you won t3h fr33 ps3 l1nk5. Woo, antivirus! "I'm not a stupid internet surfer. I am t3h smart. All of your security are th3 b3l0ng 2 me!"

It would sell.
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