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Help with anti-virus.
« on: June 10, 2007, 02:08:35 PM »
I am buying a new computer and I was thinking about getting Norton but I heard that it takes up to much memory. I was wondering if there is a really good anti-virus that doesn't take up to much memory and gets the job down. Other than AVG.. My hero!

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Re: Help with anti-virus.
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2007, 02:11:02 PM »
AVG is amazing.
And free.
Use that.
At least, that's my advice.

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Re: Help with anti-virus.
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2007, 02:29:46 PM »
Ok. it's just i don't know about the norton situation. Do you agree with me that it makes your computer slower. The plus side of it, is that I get it for free with my internet. Plus the firewall anti-spyware Etc...

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Re: Help with anti-virus.
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2007, 02:35:56 PM »
Yeah, ditch Norton.
Go with AVG and a different firewall (I recommend Comodo but I've heard good things about Sunbelt, Kerio(same thing?  Not sure) and Jetico.
They're free and won't slow your PC down as much as Norton, plus can give better protection.

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Re: Help with anti-virus.
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2007, 02:37:58 PM »
Thanks.

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Re: Help with anti-virus.
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2007, 06:43:19 PM »
I'd go with Calum's advice.  Even if you can get Norton for free, I still wouldn't use it.  Its protection is often subpar and yes, it does take up a lot of resources on some machines.  Most people who switch from Norton to AVG notice a huge difference.

I've heard good things about Sunbelt, Kerio(same thing?  Not sure)
Sunbelt makes Kerio, so yeah, they're basically the same thing.
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Re: Help with anti-virus.
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2007, 10:53:47 AM »
I've heard good things about Sunbelt, Kerio(same thing?  Not sure)
Sunbelt makes Kerio, so yeah, they're basically the same thing.
I thought so but I wasn't sure, thanks for clarifying.

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    Re: Help with anti-virus.
    « Reply #7 on: June 13, 2007, 11:48:07 AM »