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Wondering if there would really be a difference iwth getting an antivirus software for free or paying for one. im looking for a software that can delete virus/ take virus out/ and alert me of viruses. although paying isnt sometrhing i want to do, if its worth it then i will just go with that. any suggestions?
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AVG free is one of the best anti-viruses out there.
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Just go with AVG free edition, it is the best IMO out there without paying and it does everything you need it to do. Unless of course your addicted to pr0n sites and don't know properly how to protect yourself. Then AVG free is the one for you.
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post #5 of 12
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Originally Posted by biatchi View Post
I agree.

I personally use Avast (another great freeware AV program) and have no issues on any of my computers, but if I were to go and purchase antivirus software it would be either Kapersky or NOD32.
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post #6 of 12
AVG of Avast work well. If you're a comcast customer, you can download McAfee for Free through their website.
post #7 of 12
If you use roadrunner, you can use EZ Antivirus for free. I'v had no problems with it. I also suppliment it with Zone Alarm's free firewall. Its almost as irritation as Vista, but nothing gets through unless I authorize it.
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i just don't like how intrusive AV's are, i had mcafee for a bit.........then AVG.......now nothing, lol

if you are careful and use some common sense online you shouldn't get any viruses
    
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post #9 of 12
just stop dling porn and your good to go w/o an antivirus
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Quote:
Originally Posted by darksideleader View Post
just stop dling porn and your good to go w/o an antivirus
If you are connected to the internet, you are vulnerable to viruses or trojans. To think otherwise is a gross underestimation of the people who code malicious software.

(And yes, I have picked up viruses in "normal" browsing)
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