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1two3

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    Need Protection!
    « on: November 28, 2007, 07:12:58 AM »
    My Norton subscription ran out and now I need a free anti virus/sypware. Know any good ones? Also, I know it's bad running 2 anti-viruses at the same time, but what about running 1 anti-virus and a different anti-spyware at the same time?

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    Re: Need Protection!
    « Reply #1 on: November 28, 2007, 07:30:09 AM »
    It needs to be updated, but you may want to have a read through this from the FAQ...
    http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,16182.html

    I suggest getting AVG.  If you need a firewall, Comodo is my personal favorite.  For anti-spyware, I most commonly suggest Spybot - Search & Destroy and SUPERAntiSpyware (get both).  It's true that running more than one anti-virus is bad.  However, running anti-virus and anti-spyware is actually suggested.  I would advise not scanning with them at the same time, though, because that could create complications.

    For removing Norton, see here...
    http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,34939.0.html
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      Re: Need Protection!
      « Reply #2 on: December 02, 2007, 05:22:40 AM »
      Thanks.

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      Re: Need Protection!
      « Reply #3 on: December 02, 2007, 05:26:57 AM »
      Some people have trouble getting to AVG's free download. They kind of keep it tucked away. Here's a direct link:

      http://www.grisoft.com/free