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      02-26-2009, 07:31 PM   #1
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what virus protection do you use?

i used to use norton, then i deleted it because it was making my computer so slow.
i have not hat a virus scanner in ages and wondering what everyone else uses.

post it up!
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      02-26-2009, 07:33 PM   #2
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Symantec Antivirus Corporate.

Also, AVG is pretty good.
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i used to use norton, then i deleted it because it was making my computer so slow.
i have not hat a virus scanner in ages and wondering what everyone else uses.

post it up!
You definitely need some sort of virus protection if you're connected to the internet. AVG has a free version. Get one of them on your system and run a virus scan. TODAY !!


AVG Free AVG Free Link

ESET Nod32 NOD32 free trial link
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      02-28-2009, 10:35 PM   #4
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thanks guys!

ill try out the AVG.
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      03-01-2009, 01:07 AM   #5
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Symantec Antivirus Corporate.

Also, AVG is pretty good.
+1 used it for years.
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+2 AVG free.
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      03-01-2009, 08:41 PM   #7
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Nod32 FTW. it works well and uses very little resources. the full install package is only something like 30MB!
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      03-02-2009, 04:34 PM   #8
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I just scanned with that AVG and after 2 years with no virus protection I still don't have any virus'.
Thanks for the tips guys!
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no thread jack, but didn't want to start another thread.

have only used norton that usually comes with the compuater from factory and extended after trial ends.

since now i restored my pc, i deleted the norton that came with it. besides the AVG mentioned above, are there any other software protections i should use? spyware malware adware etc... not really techy in this kinds of stuff so someones please shed some light, greatly apreciated. or maybe should just start a new thread?
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no thread jack, but didn't want to start another thread.

have only used norton that usually comes with the compuater from factory and extended after trial ends.

since now i restored my pc, i deleted the norton that came with it. besides the AVG mentioned above, are there any other software protections i should use? spyware malware adware etc... not really techy in this kinds of stuff so someones please shed some light, greatly apreciated. or maybe should just start a new thread?

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
SpyBot Search & Destroy

Both are good at finding adware/spyware.
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^exactly what i was going to say.
i use both oh those.
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i used to use mcafee virusscan enterprise and adaware lavasoft free

but then for some reason one day they both crapped out on me- so now i just use AVG
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since now i restored my pc, i deleted the norton that came with it. besides the AVG mentioned above, are there any other software protections i should use? spyware malware adware etc...
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (for scanning)
http://www.malwarebytes.org/

AND

Spyware Blaster (for blocking)
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/

Make sure to update each one manually a few times a month.
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I'm using http://www.bullguard.com and it's great.
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avast. free registration. works pretty damn well.
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I use avast and a-squared.
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I used ribbed for her pleasure. Last thing I want is a virus!
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i use NOD 32
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Firefox with Ad-Block Plus and No-Script.

McAfee Anti-Virus (free from work)

Spybot S&D
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Using COMODO right now, had AVG before.
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