Anti Virus Software!

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  1. random3434
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    What is the best that doesn't cost an arm and a leg?

    Thanks!
     
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    BasicGreatGuy Aut libertas aut mors

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    Avg works well and is free, for those running Windows.
     
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    Terry Shut the $%$ Up!

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    I use Avira and it's free
     
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    free stuff :D

    I use AVG.
     
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    Having a Mac. :D
     
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    No, it doesn't. It mostly find tracking cookies, which firefox can delete automatically at close. Avira's much more reliable for real threats.

    +1 for Avira. I use it with Comodo and get great coverage. Make sure to install the rootkit detectors as well and enable heuristics
    Rob's an idiot...
     
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    Terry Shut the $%$ Up!

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    yep, got it.
     
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    goldcatt Catch me if you can! Supporting Member

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    Never had any problems at home or work using AVG. Heard good things about Avira too. Guess it depends on taste - and from what I've heard, Avira takes up less memory than AVG for those with older or lower-end machines.
    Right now I'm on the free Norton subscription that came with the PC, and it sucks. Haven't had the time to dump it and install something else though.
     
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    AVG-JOE American Mutt Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm with Bobby on this one!
     
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