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Old 07-16-2004, 04:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i am looking for a antivirus sofware alternative to norton. I want it to be free and extremely Light on resources.
any ideas?
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Old 07-16-2004, 05:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You can try the AVG Antivirus program I have heard good things
about it and also that it is not resource intensive But I haven't tried it myself yet but take a look.
http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php/doc/2/lng/us/tpl/v5
You will have to register to download it but that's not a big deal.

Good Luck
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Old 07-16-2004, 06:55 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yep, I use it on one box that NAV expired on, no complaints, finds all the viruses and taxes the system very little.

Highly recomended.

Best part is the price, it's free.
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Old 07-16-2004, 11:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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hmmm mcafee 8.0 .. i don know if its free or not but i have it ...! it is downloadable from a website the full version.. i don know if its legal or not...
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Old 07-16-2004, 11:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
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My vote goes with AVG,, I have set it up on NUMEROUS machines of all flavours,, and it has identified everything!!

It is Lite,, FREE,, and Works,, plus it has pretty colours,,

what more can you ask for,,

PS<< STAY AWAY FROM MCAFEE!!! IT IS GARBAGE! - kills your machine,, interferes with memory,, slows everything down,,and does NOT catch everything,,

How can I say this?? Because at my place of employment that is the antivirus that we use,, and it is Crap!! Dont even begin to talk about their EPOS venture,, its a nightmare!

cheers,,

I need a drink now,,
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Old 07-16-2004, 07:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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ill get AVG, it looks good
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