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Old Jan 7th, 2011, 15:13 PM   1
amym
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Anti-virus recommendations please!


Hi -I've realised we need to get some decent anti-virus / general internet security software but don't know where to start!

Please can you recommend anything - maybe what you use yourself? Am in UK, assume that's relevant??

Ignorant Amy!



 
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Old Jan 8th, 2011, 05:31 AM   2
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I have used this for about 5 years
http://www.avast.com/en-gb/free-antivirus-download
Also use your head..dont go onto any site you think looks dodgy/asks for dodgy information.
Hope that helps



 
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Old Jan 9th, 2011, 22:07 PM   3
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We use this - well the free version, and it works very well



 
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Old Feb 19th, 2011, 15:22 PM   4
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I use that one to (AVG - the one above, can't quote due to not having posted enough stuff on here yet ), and have done for years. Never had any problems with any viruses on my computer so it's got to be working pretty well!!



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Old May 8th, 2011, 03:28 AM   5
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AVG


Cannot go wrong with AVG, used it for years, and it's free. Not as intrusive as some AV software either.



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Old May 10th, 2011, 10:40 AM   6
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i use avg for last 3 years and it has been good. try avg



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Old Aug 26th, 2011, 21:29 PM   7
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norton is the best



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Old Aug 27th, 2011, 04:36 AM   8
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http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/safe_web.html
http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/linux-security.html talks about windows as well

http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/mail_security.html
http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/surun.html



 
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Old Aug 27th, 2011, 04:38 AM   9
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(Norton is the best at using a hell lot of your system ressources.)



 
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Old Sep 11th, 2011, 21:29 PM   10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by morri View Post
(Norton is the best at using a hell lot of your system ressources.)
Sad, but true

I used to use AVG, but its popups for updates got too annoying and it felt like it was dragging my machine down.

Now, I use Microsoft Security Essentials, which is much quieter and less intrusive.

Since you're in the UK, here's the UK address for it:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/secur...s/default.aspx



 
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