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Old 02-26-2007, 04:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default AntiVirus; yes/no/which one

I used to use Norton for years untill about a year ago. So far I've been fine w/o one. I thought it hoged valuable resources from my puter. I'm building a new machine. Should I get one? Which pne do you recomend?

My puter:
CPU - INTEL Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz
MEM - 4 GB (1BGX4) G.SKILL PC2 6400
HD - 2 SAMSUNG 500GB 7200 RPM
OS - Windows Vista 64Bit
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Anti virus - Symantec 10 Corporate or AVG or NOD32
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Old 02-26-2007, 05:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Antivir Personal Edition.

It's fast, it's free, and it's effective.

It uses a LOT less resources than Norton.
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i'm kind of partial to AVG, it works quite nicely
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Old 02-26-2007, 08:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Once I get my new comp w/ ubuntu I wont need any anti-virus.Mwahahahaha!!1!one!!!!!1!eleven! But seriously, right now on my xp machine i've got :
McAffe-whole suite, decent enough
Spybot S&D- Rocks
Winclam AV- Backup if McAffe gets borked
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