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Antivirus programs?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chicks & Turks, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. Chicks & Turks

    Chicks & Turks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are some GOOD free virus scanners that aren't a virus themselves?
     
  2. SurprisingWoman

    SurprisingWoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    avast is good too
     
  4. RedStarDaddy

    RedStarDaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am using Avast! on my Windows XP image. I may have to remove Macafee from my native XP installation and install Avast! on it. It sure seems like it is a lot less obtrusive than Macafee.

    RSD
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    AVG and SpyBot. My hubby is an IT guy that those are all he will use.
     
  6. likes2grill

    likes2grill Out Of The Brooder

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  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Someone on here told me of some before, but when I went to the site my IE had a warning pop up that the site was also linked to several viruses. Needless to say, I high-tailed it out of there. I'll be getting my Norton renewed soon [​IMG]
     
  8. mjdtexan

    mjdtexan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2008
    Houston(ish)
    Quote:I use AVG free too. I also use a Glary Utilities (free also) for spyware checks and registry cleaning. Glary Utilities is awesome.

    http://www.glaryutilities.com/


    I run the Glary several times a times a day, takes about 90 seconds. It cleans up internet tracks, it has the ability to encrypt files for you, and it has a file shredder making it harder for people to recover stuff you've deleted. Its awesome

    I let AVG run by itself at midnight (it just ran) every night.
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2009
  9. kezabel

    kezabel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Avg free is all you'll need and a good anti malware program is Malwarebytes and spybot.
     
  10. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI

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