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Old 02-07-2005, 01:00 AM   #1
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ok guys
ill keep it nice and simple, 2 options, norton or NOD 32
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Old 02-07-2005, 01:02 AM   #2
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Norton
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Old 02-07-2005, 01:50 AM   #3
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Never tried NOD 32, so I'll have to go with Norton.
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Old 02-07-2005, 08:01 PM   #4
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Yeah, Norton. NOD sounds wierd.
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Old 02-07-2005, 08:08 PM   #5
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Yup Norton coz i've never heard fo nor had any experience with nod!!
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Old 02-07-2005, 09:19 PM   #6
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keep em coming fellas
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Old 02-07-2005, 09:34 PM   #7
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And what happend to McAfee? I refuse to vote on this poll...... I wish I could edit it..... DAVID!! McAfee is WAY BETTER then both of those stupid programs. NOD just plain sucks, and Norton is downright annoying!!! I refuse to vote for either of them, since they both suck!
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Old 02-08-2005, 04:56 AM   #8
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i use Norton Anti-Virus, if you are looking for a good Virus scanning and you are willing to pay go for Norton. i was in my local PC World the other day and you wouldn't believe how many Symantec products they had in store.
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Haha, McAffee is the best; free with MSN Premium!
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Old 02-08-2005, 12:50 PM   #10
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McAffee, is not the best, they are rubbish.

get the No.1 virus scanner, Norton Anti-Virus
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Old 02-23-2005, 01:49 AM   #11
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Wow what options....

What about AVG or Kapersky or ever Mcaffee for chrissake!!

If you actually pay money for an antivirus, you need to go back and finish elementry school. Norton sucks and so does Mcaffee; system boggers that don't give you what you paid for. AntiVir is the best and IT'S FREE!!
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Definitely Norton. NOD32 is rubbish.
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Old 02-23-2005, 06:24 AM   #13
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hey people!
calm down, everyone is entitled to their opinion yeh?
So let them have it post your preferred virus protection, but why the hell can't ya restrain yourself from putting down other people's opinions. Its more work then shutting up and just writing your opinion.
thanks to the people who replied
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Open-Source Anti Virus filters don't have the Security of other ones.
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Open-Source Anti Virus filters don't have the Security of other ones.
And you base that statement on....?
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The fact that Virus Writers can get their hands on it. And until its Completely Bug-Free; it will be easier to get Viruses around it than a Closed version.
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The fact that Virus Writers can get their hands on it. And until its Completely Bug-Free; it will be easier to get Viruses around it than a Closed version.
I dunno about that. AntiVir catches alot more stuff on my computer than Norton does. I don't mean to be a confrontational anus but are there any documented cases of virus writers hacking AntiVir or AVG or other virus scanners? Also, freeware is not always open source but I can't seem to find anything yet to confirm whether AntiVir is or not.
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You don't try and hack the Anti Viruses, generally at least. You merely try and get around them. If you have the Source Code - its a good deal easier unless the Code is completely bugless.
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