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Hi all, I have my PVR running it's Internet connection through my main rig. I have NAV 2005 on the main rig. My question is, do i need to install Anti-virus on my PVR as well since all traffic will go through the main rig? The only thing it goes on line for is the T.V. listings, Folding and windows updates. All other Internet activities are done on my main rig. Thanks for your input.
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i prob wouldnt bother. course i dont even run AV on my main rig so go figure.
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Hi all, I have my PVR running it's Internet connection through my main rig. I have NAV 2005 on the main rig. My question is, do i need to install Anti-virus on my PVR as well since all traffic will go through the main rig? The only thing it goes on line for is the T.V. listings, Folding and windows updates. All other Internet activities are done on my main rig. Thanks for your input.
I would install NAV just to be on the safe side. It is exposed to the internet and its traffic and it is possible for it to contract a virus.
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So then the information is not scanned when it passes through my main rig?
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no i dont think it would be. a hardware firewall/AV would do this but cost some loot
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