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Old 07-09-2007, 10:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I've got a new HP laptop with Vista Home Premium. It came with a 60 day trial of Norton Internet Security. Well about 35 days into the trial the email scanner stops working. The manufacturers website led me to a patch to fix the problem. It didn't work. I ended up unistalling Norton and am now using AVG Free with Windows firewall. It's working ok but about have the time I log on to windows AVG shows an error saying email scanner is not funtioning. All I have to do is enable it through the avg control panel. Can anybody tell me why Vista keeps doing this? Also could anyone recomend a good security suite. thanks....

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Old 07-09-2007, 11:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I am not sure that avg is completely vista compatable. I know on my vista system it blue screened the computer . I had to go into safe mode and remove it manually. I would recommend trend micro.

they are a good antivirus and they are fully vista compatable. but you have to pay for it

also avast may work with vista. that has a free version

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AVG is compatable but doesnt fully work. The email scanner hasnt functioned at all. Despite what they have said. Avast fully works with Vista and is free.

Eset has a Smart Security Beta out there that is fully VIsta capable and can do what you seek. It is well worth it as well. I run it on my machine and have had no problems with ti at all.
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