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Windows 7: Anti Virus AVG


06 Jan 2009   #1

Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Anti Virus AVG

I think that all the virus occured on windows vista will occur will occur on windows 7 and a bit more. So watch your chops ....

The free best anti virus that are compatible with 7 are Avast and AVG
BUT if you want a really good anti virus you should get vista kapersky or Norton(big heavy program, which will cause disturbance)


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06 Jan 2009   #2

Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

please reply
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06 Jan 2009   #3

 

Was there a question?
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07 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Build 7600
 
 

I use AVG for quite sometime
So far, no infection . . . and still free, fast and light.

Kind regards.

CatFish
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08 Jan 2009   #5

Windows 7 7000; Windows XP Pro SP3
 
 

Norton is a big No No in my books. I've had nothing buy trouble from that bloated mess of a program. Including myself ive been asked to get rid of viruses and trojans about 5-6 times, funny enough 4 of those times the computer had norton on it -.-

AVG combined with spybot Search and Destroy is my award winning key combination to a clean pc

-baMBi-
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09 Jan 2009   #6

Windows 7
 
 

I use Antivir, Spybot and a-squared. They work perfectly, and I no have virus or spyware problem.
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09 Jan 2009   #7

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bambi View Post
Norton is a big No No in my books. I've had nothing buy trouble from that bloated mess of a program. Including myself ive been asked to get rid of viruses and trojans about 5-6 times, funny enough 4 of those times the computer had norton on it -.-

AVG combined with spybot Search and Destroy is my award winning key combination to a clean pc

-baMBi-
Have you tried the Norton internet security 2009?
It will run with less resources and you do not need any other security suite alongwith it...
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09 Jan 2009   #8

Windows 7 7000; Windows XP Pro SP3
 
 

Compare results. It might be biased since i hate norton but,

Norton has a monthly subscription, AVG does not
5 years virus free with AVG, Norton pretty much failed within 6 months
Resources that AVg use < Norton's resources

IMO its clear which to have... and it has no annoying please pay now alerts -.-

-baMBi-
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10 Jan 2009   #9

Windows 7
 
 

I had Norton 360 pre-installed on my laptop. After the end of the evaluation period, I uninstall it : It broke my Internet connection and Antivir found 10 virus that Norton did not see.
I let to you guess what I think from Norton...
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10 Jan 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM x64
 
 

Avira AntiVir Premium + SpybotSD here
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