Anti-virus recommendations? (mini laptop)

Discussion in 'Security and Anti-Virus Software' started by rocketdescends, Nov 30, 2008.

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  1. ahl395

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    Free: I suggest Avira or AVG Free.
    Pay: Norton Internet Security 2009.


    I fully agree. I use Norton 09 myself. But, can you post a link to that comparason please? Im trying to convince my dad into Norton, he has always hated them for some reason. So he wants to see "real" facts. ;)
    So if you have time, please post or PM me with link. :)
     
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    I've only tried free ones...I hear Avira is just as good as AVG, but I like AVG's interface better. As far as $$ antiviruses go, I get the impression Norton is redeeming itself, but I know Kaspersky and NOD32 are good. :cool:
     
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  5. Cin'

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    It's simple Avira - FTFW (For The Final Win)

    When, my Netbook arrives next week...I shall be using Avira on that, also ;) :D :cool:

    For free AV...this is the best I have ever used. ;)


    Cin ;) :)
     
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    For anyone that uses Avira free program, is a spyware scanner mandatory since Avira doesn't catch spyware?

    Or is just on demand for spyware ok?
     
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    Windows Defender should be fine for real time spyware protection.
     
  9. JWBlue

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    The problem is, I have a dinosaur for a computer (pentium 4, 1.6 mhz) and was hoping I could do without real time spyware protection in order to avoid a drain on my processor.
     
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    Just use spyware blaster then, and be smart with your browse habits.
     
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