Need advice, new computer purchased

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  1. Grampa Murked U
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    Can i get AntiVirus protection without paying a fee like the Norton?

    I wanted to upgrade my old computer but because it was w slim parts were few and hard to find so I impulse purchased a new one.

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    Avast or Comodo, both free, as good as if not better than Norton/McAfee and less demanding of your computers resources.

    Avast Free Antivirus - Download.com



    Comodo Antivirus - Download.com
     
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    I use comodo at Ringel's suggestion more than a year ago. Works great.
     
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    Thanks, downloading now. :)
     
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    which year???
     
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    you get what you pay for. you have to do all the updates/upgrades yourself. does it really work??? you need a lot more than just AV
     
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    I am impressed with it thus far. They have premium versions. But so far I like that when you Google it gives you trust ratings of websites before you goto them. Informative
     
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    If you want to protect yourself even further, I would install these extensions on your browser as well...

    Abine TACO
    Prefer https

    They will make your browsing quite a bit safer as well
     
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    Current. I know Avast updates continually and informs you when a new upgrade is available.
     
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    I used to use WOT but Webrep is better. WOT is mostly based on user reviews, Webrep is mostly based on professional reviews and server based history of site threats.
     

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