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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #30 on: October 26, 2009, 06:20:18 PM »
I use Norton Anti-virus by Symentec.  I have used it for years and have no complaints.

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« Reply #31 on: October 26, 2009, 06:37:18 PM »
I use Norton Anti-virus by Symentec.  I have used it for years and have no complaints.

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Thank you.  I think that is the one I was using and then I let it run out. 

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #32 on: October 26, 2009, 07:12:50 PM »
I use a mac, so I am virus and anti-virus free. 

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #33 on: October 27, 2009, 02:35:52 PM »
I dumped Wins for Linux and have no problems now.    ::pray:: ::prayinghard:: ::pray::

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #34 on: October 27, 2009, 02:58:02 PM »
Two of the best free ones in my opinion are: http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm (when it's done with the scan, select "no I do not wish to be protected with Windows Live OneCare now" and it will fix your computer anyway without you having to buy the software that monitors your computer 24/7.

The other is http://www.malwarebytes.org. Both are excellent.

And yes, Charles my friend, Macs have fewer viruses usually (though I have a friend with a Mac who has all kinds of problems and my PC has been much stronger). But the reason Macs have fewer viruses is because they don't even own 10 percent of the market share. PC/Windows has 90% + of market share so obviously more hackers are going after their Windows software. PCs have to deal with far more attacking viruses than Macs. Macs can get viruses, it's just that the vast, vast majority of viruses are not programmed to Macs.


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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #35 on: October 27, 2009, 03:54:47 PM »
I dumped Wins for Linux and have no problems now.    ::pray:: ::prayinghard:: ::pray::


I tried ubuntu on a laptop that got decimated earlier this year and it was a great distro. I would have loved to install something like yellowdog or debian, but after that machine I got a gaming laptop for awhile. That one was an asus and it was nice but the battery life just sucked and the hdd ended up dying. So I ended up getting this macbook pro for about the same price. I've been thinking about doing a linux/osx install, but its works well for what it does.

And yes, Charles my friend, Macs have fewer viruses usually (though I have a friend with a Mac who has all kinds of problems and my PC has been much stronger). But the reason Macs have fewer viruses is because they don't even own 10 percent of the market share. PC/Windows has 90% + of market share so obviously more hackers are going after their Windows software. PCs have to deal with far more attacking viruses than Macs. Macs can get viruses, it's just that the vast, vast majority of viruses are not programmed to Macs.


I understand that due to the larger number of pc's that they are the easiest target. But there is also the indisputable fact that windows machines are less secure and are much easier to exploit than macintosh or linux. This is the main reason that  virus programmers and hackers primarily use linux or macs to launch their attacks, since they know the weaknesses of windows machines. Of course you can spend money to install various programs to try and protect your pc, but I would rather my machine just work and stay working.

Although I hear the windows 7 is going to change all that, but I will believe when I see it.


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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #36 on: October 28, 2009, 02:31:41 PM »
I run AVG and have had ZERO issues with it. Love it!

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #37 on: November 25, 2009, 08:31:13 AM »
Im using Avira, Im just contented with its feature and everything doing fine with my Pc for now..

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #38 on: November 25, 2009, 08:34:07 AM »



   I use Norton.  What they do other than annoy me and how they do it remains a mystery.

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #39 on: November 25, 2009, 08:35:37 AM »
My wife from time to tome uploads something onto the computer, re viruses; I don't always keep up with it. Something to keep away the moskitoes, so to speak.

Im using Avira, Im just contented with its feature and everything doing fine with my Pc for now..

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #40 on: November 25, 2009, 11:59:21 PM »
I am not into AVG anymore.  When I get time I am going to find something better.  Now AVG has popups.  It is definitely a lot more annoying now and the free edition doesn't work as well as it once did.

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #41 on: November 26, 2009, 05:01:56 AM »
What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?

I use Symantec



Seems to work like a charm

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #42 on: November 27, 2009, 11:43:18 AM »
This laptop has Norton 360, and works fine thank you.

Wife's laptop and the desktop have paid AVG and they also work well thank you.

Only issue has been the periodic upgrades (not the updates) for the AVG suites. They aren't as straight forward as they could be.

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #43 on: November 27, 2009, 02:11:40 PM »
I've been using Norton 360 for years...it has helped me many times.  I like that you can register it on up to three different computers.

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Re: What Anti-Virus Program Do You Use?
« Reply #44 on: November 28, 2009, 07:03:55 AM »
I use WebRoot but it has issues with Vista.