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Vista Free Spyare Help


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#1 tireman

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Posted 14 July 2007 - 11:00 PM

I have had my Vista two days now. Since my XP crashed. I know vista comes with Norton for 90 day's free, but I can not stand Norton. I used AOL's Active virus Shield on my Xp, but for some reason I can't get it to download on Vista.
It is suppose to be compatible with Vista, but I get the error that the vendor hasn't proven that it's Windows Compatible.

If there are other "good" spy ware programs out there please advise?
Much appreciated.

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Posted 15 July 2007 - 05:23 AM

Technically Vista doesn't come with Norton, although you can get a computer with both Norton and Vista. You can easily, and with understand, ditch Norton. Vista does come with a built-in anti-spyware program Windows Defender. What you then still need is a anti-virus program. There are a couple of free ones that work with Vista: Antivir Classic, AVG Free and Avast Free. Personally I am using NOD32 on Vista, which is great, but it isn't free.
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