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Am currently using AVG, but the newest version installs a load on other unnecessary crap. Any other reliable alternatives?

Thanks.
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I'm assuming this is for home use?

I've used Avast for a few years, but the pop ups kept getting worse for me with that product. I've switched to Panda Free Antivirus and I love it. It stays stealthy in the background and does the job. Don't have any complaints so far. Been using it since fall of last year. I'd recommend trying Panda Free Antivirus out.
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Yep, home use.

Will give your suggestion a try. Thanks!
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I'm partial to ESET Nod32. Consistently rated as one of the best AV's, has a simple GUI, and doesn't take up much system resources.
    
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