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If you want a free Antivirus - this seems to be a complete listing

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If you want a free Antivirus - this seems to be a complete listing

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Re: If you want a free Antivirus - this seems to be a complete listing

Interesting.... and nice to know that I am using  "THE number one" !.....  Cheesy
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Re: If you want a free Antivirus - this seems to be a complete listing

Diferent reviews here ,, http://anti-virus-software-review.toptenreviews.com/  too many reviews leave differnet AV as the best
another review here http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372364,00.asp
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Re: If you want a free Antivirus - this seems to be a complete listing

Plenty of free AV programs out there, I just wish there were more free, and decent, firewalls to be had. I was a ZA user since its earliest releases, but recently had to bin it because it interfered severely with my bt client (well, that pushed me to bin it, it's been cranky for a while now - since being bought by CheckPoint). With great regret I am using Comodo, which I detest for its insane complexity and default setting of just letting everything connect to the internet. If you want to change that you have to get a degree in computing.
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Re: If you want a free Antivirus - this seems to be a complete listing

Trouble is AV is only as good as the person using the PC.
I installed the same security programs on my PC & laptop as well as SWMBO's and my daughter's.
I have never had an infection yet both SWMBO and my daughter have. In SWMBO's case so severe a complete windows re-install was required.
Why? Because neither had bothered to update the database files or even run a scan for many months, if at all.
SWMBO has learnt her lesson and now does weekly scans.

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Re: If you want a free Antivirus - this seems to be a complete listing

You mean that they relied on an antivirus without automatic updates  Crazy
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Re: If you want a free Antivirus - this seems to be a complete listing

Nope, but no antivirus software will catch everything: Malwarebytes, Spybot help and these don't have auto-updates in the free versions.

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