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Old 09-15-2005, 03:10 PM   #21
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Default Re: Virus/spyware software

I agree totally with dyserq; Norton does suck, but McAfee is even worse. So whatever you do, stay away from those 2!

If anyone wants a laugh, my cousin's mum had paid 50 for NIS '05, then decided it was rubbish (i'm not sure why, but anyway), so she went and spent another 50 on McAfee!

Anyway, my recommend AV programs are:

AVG Free
AntiVir (free)

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Old 09-20-2005, 11:02 PM   #22
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If you want to pay for an anti-virus, get Trend Micro is the best I'VE EVER SEEN. It has a firewall, anti-virus, and a little spyware detector. And they all work VERY well. There is a trial version for free at their site (30 days). Then after that to get more updates, you pay $50 for a year.

ALSO, their customer support is great and easy to work with. I highly recommend you guys trying this out.

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