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whats the best anti-virus?
is kaspersky good? or panda
Edited by vtech1 - 6/9/08 at 7:46am
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Nod32 is very good I just ordered mine a few days ago
Edited by superx107 - 6/9/08 at 7:46am
    
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I've heard lots of praise for Nod32. The best free antivirus in my opinion would be Avast. AVG doesn't have realtime scanning.
 
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Nod32 is the best i've used. I also use McAfee, but it is a system process hog.
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I've heard lots of praise for Nod32. The best free antivirus in my opinion would be Avast. AVG doesn't have realtime scanning.
I personally havent used one for the last 5 years and have had no virus in that time.

I find them intrusive and annoying to deal with but I also turn off every windows security but i am the only one who goes on my rig.

On my wives computer I use Avast anti-virus. It is free and is some solid software.
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il make a vote....

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I personally havent used one for the last 5 years and have had no virus in that time.

I find them intrusive and annoying to deal with but I also turn off every windows security but i am the only one who goes on my rig.

On my wives computer I use Avast anti-virus. It is free and is some solid software.
And how do you know that you don't have a virus if you don't have anything to scan for it?
 
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And how do you know that you don't have a virus if you don't have anything to scan for it?
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so get avast?
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I use avast anti-virus for a few reasons.
1. Very easy to use and understand (not just for me but people i help)
2. Has real time scanning (download a known virus and watch it do its job)
3. updates itself with no interaction.
4. Setup is easy, all you need to do is tell them your a free user and they give you a key...thats it!
Avast has never failed me yet! I recommend it to everyone.
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can u gimme a link to avast my broser keeps crashing............
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