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Old 05-31-2005, 04:00 AM   #51
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PC-Cillin comes with motherboards .. say no more
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Old 05-31-2005, 12:19 PM   #52
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AV's are supposed to conflict with each other if you run more than one of them at the same time, and plus, i don't wanna slow down my PC. I think i'm gonna stick with PC-Cillin. It updates quickly and easily, scans quicker than other AV's i've used in the past, and it doesn't slow down my PC, although it takes time to load-up at first. It's not got a bad rep as a AV program either, so i think it's safe to recommend. Thanks everyone for your help!
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Old 05-31-2005, 02:09 PM   #53
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I had an average PC-Cillin experience.. it didn't pick up a few viruses that norton did... it isn't that great.

I'd actually have to remove my recommendation of Norton, and just say go with Fix-It Virus scanner. It is faster. Yes it costs money to get Fix-It utilities... but believe me you get a lot of programs with it.
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I had an average PC-Cillin experience.. it didn't pick up a few viruses that norton did... it isn't that great.
really? hmmm.... when i did a test between pc cillin, norton, and mcafee, pc cillin was the only one that picked up some viruses. norton and mcafee both overlooked them. of course, it was i that did them, i used them to infect the resgistry myself just to test how affective they all were, and pc cillin came up on top.
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Listen to the title i would go for AVG, as i hate the norton, it is rubbish and doesnt collect viruses.
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Old 05-31-2005, 05:16 PM   #56
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Yes jac006, i didn't like pc-cillin and I can't recommend it at all. Pc-cillin is the average one for me at least, based on my own experience. Like here is my grade of effectiveness:

1) Fix-It Utilities Virus Scanner/Shield Pro
2) Norton Anti-Virus
3) Avast
4) PC-Cillin
5) McAfee
6) AVG

1 Being the best, and 6 being the worst.

I did tests on all of them, and it was Fix-It that managed to get viruses the others couldn't. Norton was second best. It is just for me every other one missed viruses.
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hmmm... thats wierd. what kind of tests? for me, it was pc cillin, norton, mcafee, avast, avg, and then zonealarm trial.
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well I had a few viruses saved to a floppy... and i just opened it... it seems pc-cillin just would not get a lot of them... norton and fix-it would.
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Scans fast ... hmm is it scanning correctly?
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PC-Cillin? For me, i updated it, checked the config settings, which seemed fine, and then scanned for viruses. Only took about 30 minutes.
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