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Problem: AMD can't make good processors.

Solution: do something else and include it as a freebie.

Poor decision, very poor decision.
Problem: you sit in front of the screen too long
Solution: get a newer gpu and sit some more
post #62 of 89
AVG is not bad, you guys are seriously just hating. How many of you have never even used the latest version? That's what I thought. You're all hating because a previous AVG updated screwed up windows xp machines into an infinite reboot loop. Trend Micro also had two similar incidents.

Don't spout crap and misinformation. At least backup your claims with some proof.
post #63 of 89
This is like when they announced AMD 64 and said Enhanced Virus Protection
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I liked AVG back then. Even now, it's just that Avira uses less resources. But I wouldn't mind using AVG now anyway.
   
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post #65 of 89
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AVG is not bad, you guys are seriously just hating. How many of you have never even used the latest version? That's what I thought. You're all hating because a previous AVG updated screwed up windows xp machines into an infinite reboot loop. Trend Micro also had two similar incidents.

Don't spout crap and misinformation. At least backup your claims with some proof.
THANKYOU. Getting a free anti virus is better than none at all. I have used AVG for years and it has saved my bacon more than once. Just stay up with updates and everything should be fine. Also, allot of my AV/malware/spyware issues went away when I switched to Firefox from IE.
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Other than AVG trying to get you to buy the full version all the time, Its actually pretty nice. I havent had a virus it couldn't handle in a few years.
Even if i get a virus avg cant handle, it tells me where it is and i can just use a Linux live CD to boot and delete it.

I have no need for anything els. That's the FREE version.

And like the guy ^^^ said FireFox helps a lot!
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Been using Panda Cloud, which is free for like 6 months now... I don't really see the need for any other anti-virus, especially one that you have to pay for, because I find Panda Cloud pick up viruses just fine. Again, free too
     
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post #68 of 89
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Problem: you sit in front of the screen too long
Solution: get a newer gpu and sit some more
Problem: You taking his criticism of a company personally.
Solution: You'll have to work that out for yourself, I'm afraid we can't help you.

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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
AVG is not bad, you guys are seriously just hating. How many of you have never even used the latest version? That's what I thought. You're all hating because a previous AVG updated screwed up windows xp machines into an infinite reboot loop. Trend Micro also had two similar incidents.

Don't spout crap and misinformation. At least backup your claims with some proof.
No.. We're saying it's pointless for AMD to market "free AV" with their CPUs when the best AV protection out there is already free.

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Originally Posted by Obakemono View Post
THANKYOU. Getting a free anti virus is better than none at all. I have used AVG for years and it has saved my bacon more than once. Just stay up with updates and everything should be fine. Also, allot of my AV/malware/spyware issues went away when I switched to Firefox from IE.
Getting free AV *is* better than none at all. ..So I'll just download MSE or Avast! and Malware-bytes. Don't need CPU manufacturers handing out (already) free software for that.

My criticism isn't towards AVG, it's toward silly marketing.
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post #69 of 89
Avira Antivir Premium is the best AV.

Why use anything but the best?
    
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post #70 of 89
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AVG is not bad, you guys are seriously just hating. How many of you have never even used the latest version? That's what I thought. You're all hating because a previous AVG updated screwed up windows xp machines into an infinite reboot loop. Trend Micro also had two similar incidents.

Don't spout crap and misinformation. At least backup your claims with some proof.
No, I don't "use" it anymore. I did back in 2005. Personally had a trojan affect a computer at work with it installed and it did nothing to prevent infection. I've also cleaned plenty of computers that had it installed too. Obviously AVG is pretty useless but better than nothing. So is not being connected to the internet. But the real solution would be to use something like Avast and Malwarebytes.
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