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    Anti Virus Program

    Shortie861 Jun 27, 2011

    1. Shortie861

      Shortie861 Administrator Staff Member

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      What Anti Virus program do you currently use?

      I am currently using Avast free for home use which is great and has protected me so far for the good few years I have been using it.

      How would you rate the anti virus you use?
       
    2. APS

      APS Administrator Staff Member

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      Spyware Doctor + Anti Virus have legal registration for use on 3 computers.
      It does the job perfectly.
       
    3. Gamrpro

      Gamrpro Chat Addict

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      When I was on PCs I used AVG Free Edition for the past 4 years. I'm now on Macs and I don't need any anti-viruses. So...I'm pretty happy!
       
    4. fiona1964

      fiona1964 Chataholic

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      I used AVG Free Edition and have used it for years and have had no problems which I am happy about
       
    5. shopy99

      shopy99 New Chatter

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      i'm using Panda Cloud Antivirus, it's a free edition of Panda anti-virus, but the best thing about it, it that it doesn't require an update, and it uses almost no ram memory, and i've been using it for 1,5 years, it never let me down, i had no virus problems.
       
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      Does it not even update it's virus database ?
       
    7. shopy99

      shopy99 New Chatter

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      it's really tricky how it works, it's has a server or something like a cloud where all the information is stored, and your panda finds an virus it sends the information to the cloud, and from there other users can get the information and this is why its so good, it collects information world wide with all the viruses.:confused:tar:
       
    8. Shortie861

      Shortie861 Administrator Staff Member

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      That sounds like a really good anti virus :) alot of companies are using what they call 'The Cloud' nowadays to store such things as to prevent so much space being taken up on any kind of technology.
       
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      shopy99 New Chatter

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      well i said i have no problem with it, it doesn't use any ram, it has the option of quarantine it doesn't just delete your file :party: you can recover your files if you choose to, and different from other is when they mean it's free it's free not just like 2 options from 15, if you want to buy it to go pro all that is extra is advanced protection and VIP Technical support whatever that means.:bigboulay:
       
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      Fluffybunny New Chatter

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      I've been using AVG since I first started using computers years ago. Works 100% fine for me and does updates in due time.
       
    11. zararina

      zararina Chat Addict

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      I am using Avira anti virus. I just downloaded it for free in the web. My firewall is also activated and so far, it was enough to guard my PC from viruses. I was just using it at home.
       
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      I am using AVAST full version and also got the Advanced System care software. I have had no issues with virus so far having those on.
       
    13. TheMightyEddy

      TheMightyEddy New Chatter

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      I use Nod 32. It's cheap and it is so far the best I've ever used.
       
    14. Marc

      Marc Crazy Dave FTW!

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      Currently, I'm using a paid subscription of McAfee. So far, so good.
       
    15. roxfan003

      roxfan003 Shy Chatter

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      I use Norton. My dad gets it free for up to five computers with his cable service so I mooch off of him. My husband has a Mac so he doesn't need antivirus software.
       
    16. Castle

      Castle Getting There

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      I use Avira. It is free and does a decent job. No complaints
       
    17. Castle

      Castle Getting There

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      Avira. No complaints either, however, the Panda cloud interests me now. I might try it.
       
    18. Ikram45

      Ikram45 Getting There

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      I used to have Kaspersky before the license expired. Now I just have Trojan Remover which is very good and you just need to run a quick scan weekly.
       
    19. shadowscorpion

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      I use Avast anti-virus (free version) past few years. Its automatic update and keep my PC safe. Working fine up-to now!
       
    20. karoshio

      karoshio New Chatter

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      Up until recently I never bothered with an anti virus. I really never have needed one, I still don't really but I did download malwarebytes because a friend said it's good and I was quite surprised to how much I like it.

      It definitely is a slowing of the computer one when scanning but well worth using.