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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-21-2005, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
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Anti-virus software?????

I have norton anti-virus software and I am getting a reminder that my live update subscription is about to run out. My question is: should I just renew my script. w/ Norton or is there other anti-virus software out there that I should go with? I'm not up on all the lastest and greatest.

I havent had any trouble with viruses that I know of w/ norton.

BTW, I'm running XP home edition .

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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-21-2005, 10:55 PM
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I like AVG Antivirus. They have a free version too.
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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-22-2005, 08:16 AM
 
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www.grisoft.com download the free version of avg it is awesome.

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Another vote for AVG Anitvirus.
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-22-2005, 12:31 PM
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ive used AVG for at least a year and a half and it has kept my computer virus free. I also use Adaware to get and keep spyware off my computer. They work great for me. I dont like norton cause it seems to restrict and slow down every computer its on. Other than that it is a pretty good antivirus too.
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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-22-2005, 12:35 PM Thread Starter
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ok....thanks for the inputs guys, I just didnt want to spend money in the wrong. I will check out AVG. I also use adaware and spyware blaster, seems to work pretty well on the spyware.

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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-22-2005, 07:01 PM
 
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Microsoft also has a pretty good FREE spyware program that you can download here:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...e/default.mspx
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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-23-2005, 12:23 PM Thread Starter
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thanks for the input......appreciate it.

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I just installed avast. After using Norton on my computer since Day One, avast found 3 Virus'. So Avast has my support.

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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-06-2005, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
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I just installed avast also and it found alot of viruses, I have norton 03 on my machine and I tried to un-instell norton and it gives me some message saying tha it cant be un-installed because of one of nortons programs, so I have to figure that out and I should be go to go.

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