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Old 05-15-2004, 03:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i dont have an anti-virus program right now but i wish to have one. i was wondering what you guys would suggest. also, why do i hear so much about how norton anti-virus sucks? thanks
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Old 05-15-2004, 04:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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norton is a good way to filter out viruses...but after they get through, norton is a b*tch to use. It all depends on what kind of virus/spyware you get. I would suggest, highjack this, Adaware, and Pest patrol
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Old 05-15-2004, 04:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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check here

http://www.wilders.org/anti_viruses.htm

NOD32 ANTIVIRUS Version 2
PANDA ANTIVIRUS PLATINUM
BITDEFENDER HOME EDITION
COMMAND ANTIVIRUS
F-SECURE ANTIVIRUS
KASPERSKY ANTIVIRUS PRO (aka AVP)
McAFEE ANTIVIRUS
AntiVirusKit
PC-CILLIN Interten Security


not in that order maybe except for NOD32
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i think getting all that crap is over doing it....... itll probably do more cluttering then good
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id didnt mean get them all they are suggestions of some anti-virus's
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my preference is Norton as well.
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Panda is VERY good and so is the Pro Version of AVG.
The standard (free) version of AVG is also good and just about unbeatable if your on a budget....

Sophos AntiVirus is highly regarded in the business world.
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i dont have an anti-virus program right now but i wish to have one. i was wondering what you guys would suggest. also, why do i hear so much about how norton anti-virus sucks? thanks
I have heard NOD32 is one of the best. It has a higher passing rate than any other virus engine concerning ITW (In the wild) viruses. I use norton myself and it has never let me down.

You can buy norton systemworks off ebay for a great price. It comes with nortons antirivus.

Or your can buy nod32 off the nod site:
www.nod32.com
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