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What is the best Anti-virus/Anti-spyware program?

post #1 of 15
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I am currently using avast and would like to get the best possible security for my PCs at home.

Thanks for helping secure my computing world.
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post #2 of 15
I use the latest version of AVG and have yet to see a problem....as far as Anti-spyware goes....I use Spybot/Ad-aware, the combo seems to get rid of all my spy-ware fine
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post #3 of 15
Common sense. No doubt.
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post #4 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by DiagnosisDirt View Post
Common sense. No doubt.
Agreed, and run Spybot and Ad-aware every few weeks, rarely finds stuff if you are sensible with your browsing.
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post #5 of 15
Spybot and adaware for spyware.
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post #6 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by DiagnosisDirt View Post
Common sense. No doubt.
Yeah...I haven't gotten a virus for a long time... but if you want the best...it's Kaspersky.
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post #7 of 15
Nod32, less memory usage too great for gaming.

Adaware+SB for Spyware.
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Logitech G15 Corsair HX1000 Silverstone FT02 Steelseries XAI 
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by XJBluto View Post
Spybot and adaware for spyware.
Norton?

NOD32 and Adaware/Spybot.
post #9 of 15
/\\ AMEN brother
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Logitech G15 Corsair HX1000 Silverstone FT02 Steelseries XAI 
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Logitech G15 Corsair HX1000 Silverstone FT02 Steelseries XAI 
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post #10 of 15
Kaparsky and Hitman Pro. Does the trick for me.
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