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Old 12-31-2006, 05:42 PM   #1
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Hi i have an old toshiba t2130cs laptop which has some sort of pentium cpu running at 75mhz with 16Mb ram and a 520Mb HDD. I would like to know if there is any type of anti virus software that would run on this old laptop. as i think AVG free is too demanding.

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Old 12-31-2006, 05:51 PM   #2
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you dont need an antivirus....just be safe. and use firefox
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Old 12-31-2006, 05:57 PM   #3
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does firefox run on them specifications.

I still would like some sort of anti virus protection aswell just to be safe
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Old 12-31-2006, 06:07 PM   #4
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dont worry. ive been running without an active antivirus for like half a year now and nothing happened.

and whoops lol it wont run on it. neither will avg

http://free.grisoft.com/doc/5469/lng/us/tpl/v5
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don't worry about a antivirus just have a good firewall and your set.
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ive found this site for less demanding antivirus but you have to pay for them all!!!

http://gladiator-antivirus.com/forum...&mode=threaded
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well, i wouldn't worry about a antivirus for that old of a computer
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i wouldn't mess with AV software on that old PC. I don't think many programs would run on it anyways as far as antivirus goes. You could give AVG free edition a try but there's no need since the computer is old. just use a firewall and you're set.
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unless your dowloading u dont need any thing and i dout your doing any thing with that lap top exsept surfin the web
my suggestion sell it on ebay and buy a new laptop for 100 bucks thats brobly got a 20 g hard drive 256 ram and xp on it
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unless your dowloading u dont need any thing and i dout your doing any thing with that lap top exsept surfin the web
my suggestion sell it on ebay and buy a new laptop for 100 bucks thats brobly got a 20 g hard drive 256 ram and xp on it
LOL ya I'd have to agree with you. Basically a 75mhz computer with 16mb of ram is a giant calculator. Finding programs that run on those specs will be rather hard.
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