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TeamCasey
05-20-2005, 04:23 PM
My Norton Anti-virus will expire soon. It's about $35 a year.

Thought I'd do some window shopping.

Any others out there that you guys recommend?

GIK
05-20-2005, 04:39 PM
AVG (free): http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php

savafan
05-20-2005, 04:48 PM
AVG (free): http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php

I use AVG also, and it works great. Why pay for what you can get for free?

Reds4Life
05-20-2005, 04:48 PM
AVG (free): http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php

Werd.

I hate Nortons, it's a resource hog. I've been using AVG free for a few years, no problems ever.

Spring~Fields
05-20-2005, 08:56 PM
My Norton Anti-virus will expire soon. It's about $35 a year.

Thought I'd do some window shopping.

Any others out there that you guys recommend?

If you renew online through the live update, Nortons is cheaper than buying over the counter. At least last year it was.

Ravenlord
05-21-2005, 05:27 AM
AVG is Adam Dunn. Norton is Juan Encarnacion.

KronoRed
05-21-2005, 05:32 AM
Yeah but Norton does the sac fly thing ;)

TeamCasey
05-21-2005, 07:55 AM
AVG is Adam Dunn. Norton is Juan Encarnacion.

:laugh: That settles it.

GAC
05-21-2005, 09:29 AM
Like they said... Go AVG TC. I did on the kid's computers, and it works great.

LoganBuck
05-21-2005, 12:36 PM
FYI, I just reupped with Norton a month ago. I will say this if you are comfortable with your current version, you will be really happy with Antivirus 2005. It is much less annoying and it is better about blocking worms, spyware, adware, and malicious code. I am happy with the new Norton product. Also as a current subscriber they will cut you a nice break on the new version.

Free products are always a good place to start.

GAC
05-22-2005, 08:18 AM
I kept having internal problem errors within Nortons that basically disabled it. I would then get a message from Symantec that I needed to uninstall then re-install Nortons. After about 5-6 times of this happening I dumped it.

My cable company know provides us with free AV/Firewall protection through F-Secure, which is out of Finland. It's ranked in the top 5 in security around the world.

TRF
05-22-2005, 10:40 PM
AVG is the engine that McAfee runs I believe. There new virus definitions usually come out about an hour earlier too.


Can't beat free.