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Old 11-18-2007, 07:35 AM   #1
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AVG invite me upgrade to their "internet security", whatever that is, they say it protects against spyware spam & hackers, I already have spybot & Microsoft protection etc, would the upgrade work OK, or would it clash with these?
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Old 11-18-2007, 07:42 AM   #2
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Hi Brookfield, good to see you back. I have not heard many positive reports about AVG anti-spyware, I use COMODO BOClean, Spybot, A2 Free and Ad-aware, and have no problems. Is the AVG Internet Security free?
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Old 11-18-2007, 07:43 AM   #3
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It may clash with those other two although spybot is not real an antivirus solution, just detects spyware trojans when you run it
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Old 11-18-2007, 07:57 AM   #4
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Thanks T-MAN, I'm glad to be back!!, yes it's the free one, d'you mean that if I click "upgrade" it may not be available with the free version??, I've had that for three years now, & it works fine.
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Old 11-18-2007, 08:54 AM   #5
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spybot is great, detects registry changes.
i did not realise they had free internet security, im sure you have to pay...
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Old 11-18-2007, 09:19 AM   #6
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Maurice, I have a personal dislike about all the AVG line of software. They're not the best service out there.
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Old 11-18-2007, 11:08 AM   #7
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Interesting. I've been running AVG Free for years now without a hitch. Works great for me.

I'm not sure if their internet Security suite would clash with what you're already running. You would have to read the FAQ at their site to learn more about it.
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Old 11-18-2007, 01:26 PM   #8
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Yeah, it'll ask you to upgrade, give you a trial, and then ask you to pay.
Just stick with the free
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Old 11-18-2007, 01:39 PM   #9
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Yeah, it'll ask you to upgrade, give you a trial, and then ask you to pay.
Just stick with the free
Thank mate, I will then
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AVG anti spyware isn't too bad and doesn't conflict with other programs but the anti virus isn't all that great. It's good if you don't do much on your computer, but if you're going to pay for an anti virus then I'd say buy NOD32 or something good.
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