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Old 03-05-2006, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi, i currently have the AVG free anti virus program... and now its not working because i think they discontinued it. So... Does anybpody know any good FREE antivirus program that doesnt contain spywares, trojans,. worms, viruses... Thanks!

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Old 03-05-2006, 03:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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in my opinion theres no good free antivirus , anyway other free antiviruses are avast/antivir/clamwin , as far as i know they didnt discontinue the free version, please define "not working", if you cant run it or the resident shield dont work no more or you cant get it to update then your pc is most likely infected by some spyware. if thats the case then scan online on these sites:
also get hijackthis http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
click "do a systemscan and save a logfile" and when done open a thread on the hijackthis section http://www.techist.com/forumdisplay.php?forumid=126 and copy & paste the log

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Old 03-05-2006, 03:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i got avg on all my machines and it works fine they didnt discountinue anything
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Old 03-05-2006, 03:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Check out that Software Megathread. It has many options. But i have to agree with Jeremy that there is no Great "Free" AV. They are good but i have found payed ones that are better.

But of the free i have found Avast! to be among the best personally.
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