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Old 03-21-03, 10:26 AM   #1
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Question Whats the best free virus protection software?

I have Norton but the update expiration ran out. Then the damn thing got messed up after a windows update, now I am stuck with virus updates from 2001. Are these free virus protections worth it or should I just pay the $25 it cost to update Norton for the year?

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Old 03-21-03, 11:24 AM   #2
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AVG is very very good. http://www.grisoft.com

Trend Micro's online scan is also useful.

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/hous...start_corp.asp
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Old 03-21-03, 11:44 AM   #3
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I cant tell you how much I love transformers.....I almost fell over the other when I learned there making a game. Soundwave is the real king though.

Sorry for the rant but thanks Starscream, but I figured out how to get free protection from norton doing a little deleting in the registry.......just till I buy there new version.
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Old 03-25-03, 12:49 AM   #4
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Old 03-30-03, 07:40 PM   #5
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Ive been using RAV ANITIVIRUS for about 4 months now...once the 30 trial runs out just reinstall it.
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Old 03-31-03, 11:36 AM   #6
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anything that is "FREE"..usually means that "you get what you paid for"...dont be foolish..stick with the "leader"...NORTON ANTIVIRUS....if it is screwed up, uninstall it and then reinstall it and then update it to the newest definitions.. or go buy the newest release norton "antivirus 2003".. another special note: if you ever do a system retore: disable norton antivirus first, then do restore, otherwise you may get a problem.after restore is done, reenable norton.
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AS known to us, Internet is full of peril and antivirus software is essential. The consequence of the antivirus software is the raging matter we have been of concern. I use a anti-virus software www.search-and-destroy.com, which is very assisted in preventing the viruses.
Nice marketing post. 2 posts advertising the same site... Enjoy your brief stay...
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Old 12-13-08, 07:46 AM   #8
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AVG was annoying me with fasle postives , Avast now.
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Old 12-13-08, 02:43 PM   #9
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Been using AVG for some time now. Works great, but I do re-format every year..... it's a good idea to clean out your computer for speed every once and a while.
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Avast or Antivir, but for a few bucks nod32 by eset beats then all
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I use Avira. It beat NOD32 and all of the other in virus tests. Plus it's free and the footprint is really small.
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Old 12-14-08, 02:05 PM   #12
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antivir(avira) looks interesting.... i can say AVG gives far too many false positives... a while ago it said my original Crysis DVD was infected.... i switched to Avast but i managed to pick up a virus that it did not catch... i switched to nod32 for a while... and im using kasperky now and i havent looked back...
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