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Old 12-10-2007, 10:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Please recommend me some free antivirus software for XP. I haven't been keeping up on anything having to do with Windows for a couple of years now.

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AVG Free Advisor - AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition
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avast! antivirus software - computer virus, worm and Trojan protection by ALWIL Software
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So which one of these two would be better for a slow-ish computer (XP w/ 256 MB of RAM :amazed: ) ?


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get Avast, i never notice it draining any resources from me. I got a 2.8ghz P4 with 512mb ram. Its 100% smooth and awesome for me.
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I run avast on a 600mhz, 256mb ram computer.
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So which one of these two would be better for a slow-ish computer (XP w/ 256 MB of RAM :amazed: ) ?


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I actually recommend AVG as well. Use it on all my family's machines (older ones) and it consumes *very* little resources. Does an excellent job too.
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Avast runs fine on my old computer (P4 2.4GHz and 256MB ram)
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I'll go with AVG, I use it on older computers and it runs fine
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