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Just wondering what the best anti-virus is on the market right now, that doesn't use a lot of resources.
    
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Nod32
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post #3 of 30
Avast Anti-Virus is free and good!!!!
post #4 of 30
Yea, avast is free and good, AVG is free and good, but Nod32 is the best and not free.
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post #5 of 30
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But will Avast do the trick??? Or should I get something better?
    
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post #6 of 30
It will be fine, I actually use Avast, I just don't want to shell out 40$ for the best because I'm cheap and have no job.
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post #7 of 30
Avast is the one of the best free one you can get

NOD32 is the best pay for one you can get
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post #8 of 30
I personally prefer AVG over avast
post #9 of 30
Thread Starter 
What is the difference between AVG and Avast?
    
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 x 320GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 (RAID 0) Samsung Lightscribe Vista Ultimate x64 / Windows XP x64 Samsung 32in LCD LNT3242H 
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post #10 of 30
The best anti-virus is no pr0n. If you got that you have to worry... never pretty much.
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