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Old 06-26-2009, 03:50 AM
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Default what anti_virus programme in the best for computer

I know that Norton might rock, but myself personally, I can't tolerate the way it uses all of my ram and slows my computer down. I use spy bot, but that isn't enough. Is there anyone out there who knows of an antivirus program that will not eat up my bank account or my computer's capacity to function at a normal rate? Thank you for your time......
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Old 06-26-2009, 09:11 PM
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The free antivirus program that I used to recommend was Avira. I still think it's a good program, but I think you might want to check out Panda's cloud antivirus product

Panda's cloud antivirus software is supposedly very light on system resources. Their "cloud" datacenter of servers keeps track of what viruses are actively in the wild and has their antivirus clients protected for them. It can also attempt to detect new viruses, which they optionally send to their cloud datacenter for analysis. Panda states somewhere on their site that they can have protection rolled out to their entire userbase for a new virus within 6 minutes or so after being reported. It still works even when you're not connected to the Internet, however it works best when connected to the net and working with their cloud datacenter.

Anyhow, I've only just recently installed this panda cloud antivirus on a few friends computers... so far I haven't had any complaints.
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Old 06-30-2009, 02:21 PM
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I use kaspersky for all my applications.
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Old 07-06-2009, 02:03 PM
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I used to use AVG. Now I use AVAST. It seems much faster, and seems to do the job. They are both free. I would recommend AVAST. ~ trade show joe
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:31 PM
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i like zone labs but thats just because it seems really easy to use and it doesnt bug me much with allerts
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Old 10-23-2009, 12:32 PM
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I use AVG Free most of the time. It's reliable, gets the job done, and doesn't slow everything down like Norton's does.

I used to use Avast but AVG seems more stable to me personally.
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Old 10-23-2009, 04:40 PM
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Norton is the worst memory hog out there I have found. Only thing worse is Vista!

I use, and have used AVG for years myself.
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Old 10-29-2009, 12:21 PM
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Yea,,, norton is a resource hog - that is why I do not use it.

Over the past 4 - 5 years I have used computer Associates and Free AVG anti-virus. Both of them seem to work pretty good..
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Old 11-07-2009, 10:48 PM
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I've used AVG for years. It's quick, very good on resources, and is free for the basic version for home users. For business use, it's priced very reasonably, and has a great catch rate. The software updates several times a day from what I've seen.
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Old 03-22-2010, 03:18 AM
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Norton is the worst memory hog out there I have found. Only thing worse is Vista!

I use, and have used AVG for years myself.
Yeah, it may keep the viruses away, but it certainly sometimes keep myself away to. It's unbearable to use sometimes when the real-time protection goes into overdrive!
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