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Old 06-26-2006, 01:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Whats the best antivirus program for 256mb ram?

Would AVG work better than Norton on a low end computer such as Dell Dimension 2400?
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I would probably say CA's anti virus is pretty good but AVG and Anti-Vir might be even better for a system with less memory. What operating system are you running?
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Im running Windows XP Home Edition
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nod32. nuff said
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wait a minute? wasn't LADUDE2005 the person going on about norton 2006 being amazing in another thread? then bad mouthing talldude for recommending AVG?

highly peculiar...
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norton is junk. it's a resource hog and it doesn't delete most viruses. american swear by it, because they don't know any better and norton owns the market, but that's starting to change
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I agree with you EricB although the only thing that i don't agree with is the corporate edition of norton. Many of these programs like AVG and Anti-Vir are awesome anti virus programs but in a small bussiness or corporate enviroment they can't offer as many features as nortons corporate edition. Their other products are horrible though.
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avast! 4 Home Edition is a good and free antivirus, and it run fine on low end computers.

http://www.avast.com/eng/download-avast-home.html
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I agree with you EricB although the only thing that i don't agree with is the corporate edition of norton. Many of these programs like AVG and Anti-Vir are awesome anti virus programs but in a small bussiness or corporate enviroment they can't offer as many features as nortons corporate edition. Their other products are horrible though.

none of the symamtec products (including corporate edition) are better than nod32.
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nod32 is very good, although I like to try and use more than 1 antivirus I have 3 running at the moment, and I found nod32 would collide with other anti viruses.
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