April 28th, 2010, 06:40 PM
What you're running is going to be fine, when the paid subscription runs out then you can switch to Avast and save some money.
A little paranoia is a good thing but don't take it too far. Otherwise you'll never turn your computer on.
ANY virus protection program can let you down, the defense against computer virii is reactive, anytime a new virus surfaces a few people are going to get nailed before the virus protection programs are updated to defend against it.
Make your backups. You can lose stuff even without malware. I lost the hard drive in my laptop this week to mechanical failure, (sounds like a chain saw), luckily I have the data saved elsewhere.
"Somehow saying I told you so just doesn't cover it" Will Smith in I, Robot
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