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Yes, Thanks for the information it was very informative
Nope, I already knew all that you spoke of
Didnt bother to read it cause im too lazy to read ur hard work : P
August 27th, 2002, 06:34 PM
Hi There I was wondering what u people thought was the best anti-virus
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August 27th, 2002, 07:32 PM
Sophos anti-virus as used by the British Government
It's effective but stays out of the way and doesn't screw up your machine like 99% of others
August 27th, 2002, 07:44 PM
slarty is right sophos is the best and pretty much the defacto av on the internet. i tryed to convince the mis director on this fact but we wound up getting norton for gateways and on each desktop, which im very sastisfied with.
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August 27th, 2002, 07:48 PM
My vote goes to avg.
1. It's free
2. good on memory
3. has all the features that a good av program should have
4. Never conflicted with other programs unlike mcafee
5. It's free
Its not software piracy. I’m just making multiple off site backups.
August 27th, 2002, 08:49 PM
I use a Combo of Panda & McAfee at work. I used to be a hard core McAfee User, and after the issues I have been having with their firewall & virus scan software I switched to Norton AntiVirus and the free version of OutPost. So out of the three I mentioned. I would suggest:
I have some experience with InoculateIT, but I don't know where I would place that. Maybe a tie for third. These are just my opinions based on my expierence. Hope it helps.
August 27th, 2002, 09:24 PM
I use norton on my windows comps and I love it, great support, good updates, and does not use a ton of system resorces.
Ill THink of one when i get time.
August 28th, 2002, 12:13 AM
I like F-Prot the best....
out of all the antivirus programs I have tryed, but mind you I have only tryed Norton, Panda and F-Prot
Im going to try some of the antivuse programs you ppl sugested.
If someone is interested in trying F-Prot the DOS version is free for personal use at
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August 28th, 2002, 12:19 AM
I have used Norton Anti-Virus for about ten years, and has served me very well. I have also used Innocolate it, McAffee, and Panda, and I still like NAV best. Some will argue it's a memory hog, and takes over everything, but it works for me.
August 28th, 2002, 01:16 AM
I have Norton, its alright, but quite annoting. For one Trojan, itll warn you too many times. Slow to startup, but definetely beats McAfee anyday.
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August 28th, 2002, 02:51 AM
i used to use InoculateIt but they sold out to eTrust. But they have been really good. It never let a virus through yet.
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