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Old 20 September 2007, 16:51   #31
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Sometimes the uninstaller works - sometimes it doesn't. make sure you have no other progs running and good luck.

Had a bitch of a job yesterday - machine badly infected with spyware but Norton was causing more trouble than anything else - removed Norton and a massive improvement - caused more trouble than the spyware!!!

We still use AVG and it's brilliant and free - we have NEVER had a virus get through with AVG - it doesn't slow the machine down and it's free - F secure may be good but if it ain't free why bother?

The only thing that lets AVG down at the moment is it's anti spam on server versions - that should be sorted soon!!!
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Get F-Secure. Has been rated one of the best AV and firewall programs out there, and i wont go back to anything else now ive been using it. I run it on all my machine and also run the server version. Its cheap as well. Came out very well in a recent review of PC Pro, much better than AVG and Nod 32.
doesn't this slow a pc down pretty much the same way as Norton?
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OK anyone got anything bad to say about AVG?
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OK anyone got anything bad to say about AVG?
Nope. Works for me!

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OK anyone got anything bad to say about AVG?
Yup it's FREE......
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I guess we all have our own favorite Anti virus software although I am surprised no has mentioned KAV (Kaspersky).

here are some links to the most popular ones

Virus scanners:
http://www.free-av.com/index.htm - Anti-Vir
http://www.avast.com/index.html - Avast
http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php - AVG
http://www.bitdefender.com/index.php - Bit-Defender
http://www.my-etrust.com/ - E-Trust
http://www.f-prot.com/index.html - F-Protect
http://www.f-secure.com/ - F-Secure
http://www.kav.ch/ - KAV
http://us.mcafee.com/default.asp - McAfee
http://www.symantec.com/index.htm - NAV
http://www.nod32.com/home/home.htm - NOD
http://www.norman.com/en - Norman
http://www.pandasoftware.com/home/default.asp - Panda
http://www.ravantivirus.com/ - RAV
http://www.sophos.com/ - Sophos
http://www.trendmicro.com/en/home/us/enterprise.htm - PC-Cillin/Trend Micro

For those of you who like to argue as to which AV is the best:

http://www.av-comparatives.org/ - AV COMPARATIVE SITE
http://www.pcworld.com/resource/prin...,115939,00.asp - PC World tests
http://www.virusbtn.com/ - Virus Bulletin
http://www.dslreports.com/forum/rema...5827~mode=flat - DSL Reports test thread

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I've tried Panda, Norton, AVG and had problems with all. I installed F-Secure a year ago and love it! It's user friendly and sits in the background doing it's job.

It's te Mutts Nutts for me
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I've tried Panda, Norton, AVG and had problems with all. I installed F-Secure a year ago and love it! It's user friendly and sits in the background doing it's job.

It's te Mutts Nutts for me
What problems have you had with AVG - I have installed it on hundreds of different computers - from single installs to servers with 300 users - all no problem.
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agree with COD - but being correct brought the AVGPRO 7.5 version
( i thought they stopped the free version!!)

its not the fastest scanner - but seems to pick everything up

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What problems have you had with AVG - I have installed it on hundreds of different computers - from single installs to servers with 300 users - all no problem.


... with the same license number for each one?. pretty cool- no wonder people go bankrupt. Don't have an account with Northern Rock by any chance ?

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