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Old 08-30-2005, 05:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Norton NO MORE. What is one of the best free antivirus programs?

Is AVG one of the best???

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Old 08-30-2005, 05:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Norton NO MORE. What is one of the best free antivirus programs?

Is AVG one of the best???

Any help appreciated.
If you go to the antivirus section of the forums, that subject comes up about once a day. Theres lot's of helpful info over there, I'm sure you'll find what you neeed.

personally, I use free AVG, it's highly recommended on these forums and it's been working good for me since I started using it, you can get it Here
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avast is a good one
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Whats wrong with Norton?
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Norton is good, Symantec is better. Either way there is no good free antivirus. The best free antivirus is probably AVG but like I said that still isn't good "best of the worst".
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What version of Symantec do you use? I use 10.
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avast free is better than a paid version of norton. I had both.

I 've had norton for years. I use to hate the " you have a virus. but we can't delete it message" . If I get a virus with avast, it will get rid of it. norton slows your computer. avast don't. avast analyzes every single thing that you do on a computer. I know of no other a/v that does that

it took norton forever, before it could scan compressed (zip, rar) files. avast alway could
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Symantec doesnt slow my pc down, but when I use Norton it does for sure.
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Sadly warez I got Norton Internet Security as a gift. So I use that. When my subscription dies I'm jumping over to symantec.

And yes Eric there is no doubt Norton hogs reasources but it gets the job done and thats that. Symantec doesn't do that and I find their detection methods faster and better also.
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Thanks for all the feedback!

Sorry, I never noticed the antivirus section on these forums
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