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Best Virus scan to buy...???

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What do you guys/girls think is the best Virus Scan utility on the market today, and if you can provide a link that would be sweet too...

Hope this is in the right place...Thanks
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I personally like McAfee solely because I get it for free through my school but for another reason:

My computer used to be slow as crap, restart, and I used to have Norton's. I had all the updated info but it never picked up any virsuses. I heard about the free McAfee through school and lone and behold I had 20 viruses and McAffee picked them up and Norton's didn't.

It's up to you, but I prefer McAfee
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AVG Free......the best, plus its free. Even Computer Shopper rated it really good..
http://free.grisoft.com/softw/70free...ee_385a729.exe
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post #4 of 9
Get AVG Free. You get everything that you get with McAfee without the price tag.
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i recommend avg too. free and a good standard. and i think i have a fairly decent pc and i had serious problems with norton. for example having to shut it off while gaming!
    
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post #6 of 9
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Thanks all thats the one I went with...
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post #7 of 9
AVG is great...Avast is ok...Nod32 rox, but nto free....mcAfee sold out..and Norton was never any good
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glad to be of service
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post #9 of 9
get NOD32...hands down THE best antivirus out there...guaranteed, they have at least 2-3 updates PER DAY, and its flawlessly awesome.
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