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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Maggz, Mar 31, 2004.

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  1. Maggz

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    I lost my norton 2004 disk and i reformatted to accomodate my new motherboard. Now I need a new service to protect me. I want the absolute best top of the line antivirus provider so I thought id get some opinions on which ones are top notch. I never liked norton too much as I had problems getting updates
     
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    A lot of people like AVG it is free and does a very good job. I never seen any bad reports on AVG and the members at TSG have given the thumbs up on it for doing a very good job

    The one that I use on my home system is called F-Prot and I like it . I have been using F-Prot for 3 years and have not had one problem with updates, or keeping my system clean.

    At work I use Norton 2004, McAfee, Sophos, Norman all of these have the ups and down side to them.
     
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    AVG isnt working for me it doesnt even update. every single time i try it says im not connected to the internet firewall or not it never connects.
     
  5. joe2cool

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    At the moment we are all having problems with downloading updates, but for me it is a first.

    Generally would recommend AVG !

    The one others say is the best at the moment is Nod32 !
     
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    I am having a problem as well, also a first for me. Just a server glitch I guess. I've used Norton and it locked up my computer alot, never looked back after using AVG.
     
  8. Maggz

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    Does AVG Free provide realtime scanning and script protection online
     
  9. dr_cool_j

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    I generally use Norton
    but found 2004 way to much of a pig
    slowed my system down way to much

    I now us etrust ez armor
    works as good as norton and its FREE

    get it at my site below
     
  10. joe2cool

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    AVG Free Edition

    # AVG Resident Protection
    # AVG e-mail Scanner
    # AVG On-Demand Scanner
    # Basic Scheduled Tests
    # Free Virus Database Updates
    # Automatic Update feature
    # Easy-To-Use Interface
    # Automatic Healing of infected files
    # AVG Virus Vault for safe handling of infected files

    The AVG Free Edition is fully featured anti-virus software with the following restrictions:


    * Basic user Interface only
    * Disabled Advanced Scheduling of Tests
    * Disabled Creating of Your Own Tests
    * NO TECHNICAL SUPPORT
     
  11. melonhead

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    I fix alot of different computers and I have found that AVG seems to catch more than Norton or others. The download has been having a problem lately. However, i have found a lot of my clients mad the following error with this solution: If you are not aways connected to the internet, make sure you check that you are on before you hit the download update buttons.
     
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