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Old 10-07-2004, 06:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hey question for all you know it alls....whats the best anti-virus software out there?? best protection and the whole shhpilll

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avast antivirus in my opinion, but i heard PC-cillin is also very good.

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Old 10-07-2004, 07:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I am a big fan or AVG as well as Norton. Im also a huge fan of trend Micros online virus scanner (located in my sig)
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After seeing Norton's getting uninstalled by a virus, I have been McAffee all the way.

There is a few other issue with Norton's that i don't like.

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Old 10-07-2004, 07:58 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 10-07-2004, 08:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Harper
After seeing Norton's getting uninstalled by a virus, I have been McAffee all the way.

There is a few other issue with Norton's that i don't like.
Ditto. What good is an anti-virus package if a virus is able to neutralize it? I have yet to see McAfee disabled by a virus.

Oh, and then there are the countless install/uninstall issues with Norton that really compound my frustration with their most recent editions of the anti-virus software.

Don't forget another decent anti-virus package offered by Panda Software. I have used their free online virus checker countless times to rescue customers.
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Old 10-07-2004, 03:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Sorry guys, but I can disable any anti-virus with a program, there is no 100% protection, Best bet is to use Norton AND KEEP IT UPDATED.

Panda looks nice, but dont be fooled it sux.
Mcafee is good too if your a soccer mom.
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