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      11-20-2008, 01:36 AM   #1
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what is everyone using and why do you think it's the best? i've used norton in the past but it's bogs down too much.
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Nod32 is the best in my opinion.
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Nod32 is the best in my opinion.
whats so good about it?
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it doesnt slow down your computer, excellent protection and very fast scanning. I have used Norton and Mcaffee b4, both doesn't even come close to Nod32 which is made by ESET. You totally get what you pay for
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I just made a topic about a month or two ago about this. Download AVG Free 8.0. It leaves an annoying process that you can't end in the task manager (which eats up anywhere from 5,000k-45,000k of memory), but it works well. Also, download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

My comp was pretty much as close to fucked as it could get, but it's perfectly fine now.
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Oh and best part is both are FREE.^
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I have used AVG as well, its a pretty decent software. Well, you can't beat a free software for one thing :P
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i'll try out nod32 for a couple days, if i like it i'll keep it.
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Well, you can't beat a free software for one thing :P
no you can't

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wow your very fast :P
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seems alright so far
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you need to download malwarebytes too

avg only does so much
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I have Kaspersky Internet Security 2009. I got a free 3 year license. You can get one also. PM me for details.
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i'm running this nod32 now. i like it a lot. doesn't lag the computer.
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i'm running this nod32 now. i like it a lot. doesn't lag the computer.
what did i tell yea, happy that you like it
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i tried them all norton, mcafee, nod, etc.

by far the best is nod32 and f-secure. i like f-secure alot though, really doesn't lag up the comp and it is so seemless i love it.
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Keep in mind you want reasonable protection. What is light on system resources may not be the best. I have a code for Zonealarm anti-virus Pro. 1 week has passed from it's use date already. First person to PM me gets it.
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Try Trend Micro Internet Security Pro - the least footprint I have ever seen and comes with transaction protector, wireless security, etc..
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what is everyone using and why do you think it's the best? i've used norton in the past but it's bogs down too much.
Can you be more specific?

Do you want just anti-virus?

Or Anti-Virus, AntiSpyware, host firewall, intrusion prevention, and buffer overflow protection?

The fact that various brands may have a smaller foot prints, they may be faster in certain functions, etc. is relative to the functionality they offer.

For example, NOD32 A/V, is perhaps the fastest as it is written in assembly language, however, it offers the least functionality.
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Can you be more specific?

Do you want just anti-virus?

Or Anti-Virus, AntiSpyware, host firewall, intrusion prevention, and buffer overflow protection?

The fact that various brands may have a smaller foot print, be faster in certain functions, etc. is relative to the fucntionality they offer.

For example, NOD32 A/V, is perhaps the fastest as it is written in assembly language, however, it offers the elast functionality.
i've been using NOD32 since i opened this thread, i love it. runs fast and does what i need it to. i don't need firewalls and all that junk. i basically needed AV software for my downloads, sometimes you can catch a cold from some bad downloads on piratebay.
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