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#1 JacobHall

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Posted 16 August 2008 - 07:31 AM

i advise you all download and install AVG Full Internet Protection.

It is brilliant. It will scan the file you are about to download and pop-up if it finds anything malicous ect.

AVG offer 3 products.

2 of which cost but one of them is free to use.

Please visit THIS page for free trials. (All Trials 30 Days)

Download to see if you like. Very easy to use =]

And THIS page For AVG Free Version (Download.Com Server)


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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 17 August 2008 - 02:03 PM

Please bear in mind that a security program that works well on one person's computer may not work well on another person's computer. Each computer is configured differently and has a different range of software programs on it. The amount of memory a computer has, the kinds of programs, what the user likes, the user's experience, and the user's needs all have a bearing on what to use for protection.

A case in point. Many people find Windows Defender an excellent antispyware program. However, in my case, the program causes several problems. Sometimes the program shuts down. In other instances, it causes my computer to shut down, so for me that is not a good security program to have on my computer.

There are many free security programs listed here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic3616.html

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#3 jgweed

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Posted 17 August 2008 - 09:08 PM

I might point out that not all of the AVG modules, even in the free version, are currently compatible with the current version of Firefox, and getting AVG to scan Thunderbird E-mails is not a simple process. As Orange Blossom has said, not all anti-malware applications always fit a user's particular configuration or needs.
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