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Postby spantell » July 17th, 2008, 11:10 am

Anyone have a recommendation for antivirus software? I hear that some (like Norton, which I used to have) can really slow your system down.
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Postby vine311 » July 17th, 2008, 11:50 am

I use Kaspersky anti-virus. It's free and it's worked pretty well so far. I haven't noticed any system slowdown after install.
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Postby Jon Bolden » July 17th, 2008, 12:31 pm

I'm AVG till the day I die!
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Postby LisaJackson » July 17th, 2008, 3:55 pm

I work at an IT place. They recommend AVG and Symantec. And AdAware for spies.
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Postby bradisntclever » July 17th, 2008, 5:41 pm

Jon Bolden wrote:I'm AVG till the day I die!


I feel like the quality of AVG has decreased a lot over the last year or so.
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Postby Jon Bolden » July 17th, 2008, 6:02 pm

bradisntclever wrote:
Jon Bolden wrote:I'm AVG till the day I die!


I feel like the quality of AVG has decreased a lot over the last year or so.


You may be right actually. I only use a windows box at work and I use AVG there. But I use mostly macs so I wouldn't have known if it went down hill.
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Postby mcslionhair » July 8th, 2011, 10:27 am

I use Bitdefender and Spy-bot Search and Destroy, they do the trick pretty nicely. For those time when you actually do get infected Malwarebytes is a solid program to help you out
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Postby Spaztique » July 8th, 2011, 4:08 pm

As one guy put it, common sense is the best antivirus: don't go to untrustworthy sites, disable javascript unless you really need it, don't press "Yes" or "Agree" to any unexpected downloads, and so on.

I never used antivirus software, and I've had one of my computers running for seven years before switching to a new one, and it still works.
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Postby Rev. Jordan T. Maxwell » July 8th, 2011, 4:11 pm

that makes it VERY difficult to look at porn, though...
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Postby bradisntclever » July 8th, 2011, 4:16 pm

This all happened because a spambot bumped the thread and Quinn replied to it. If you'll notice, the question is from 3 years ago.
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Postby mcslionhair » July 8th, 2011, 6:43 pm

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Postby Edward7 » September 28th, 2011, 8:08 am

AVAST FREE is good antivirus.
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Postby B. Tribe » September 28th, 2011, 9:06 am

bradisntclever wrote:This all happened because a spambot bumped the thread and Quinn replied to it. If you'll notice, the question is from 3 years ago.


Edward7 wrote:AVAST FREE is good antivirus.


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