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#1 cyberpunkz

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Posted 17 November 2008 - 04:23 AM

This is my system specs
Pentium IV 2.00GHz
512 RAM
Windows XP Service Pack 3

What can be a good antivirus and a firewall too :thumbsup: for me?
Something that wont make it laggy and all..

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Posted 17 November 2008 - 05:40 AM

I use Avira Antivir Personal free, with full time guard,for antiVirus.
If you are running Vista,Windows Firewall, I read is quite OK.
I use Sygate Firewall for XP, and it works well for me. Very user friendly.
Hope this helps. :thumbsup:















#3 cyberpunkz

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Posted 17 November 2008 - 05:42 AM

Thanks...
I forgot to put that im using Windows XP Service Pack 3
Hehehe
I will try Sygate Firewall

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Posted 17 November 2008 - 05:51 AM

Sygate personal Firewall free from here. :thumbsup:
http://majorgeeks.com/Sygate_Personal_Fire...Free_d3356.html















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Posted 17 November 2008 - 09:48 PM

Avira can be downloaded from here and is what I personally use. I've heard ZoneAlarm and Comodo are good firewalls.

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Posted 17 November 2008 - 10:08 PM

Avira can be downloaded from here and is what I personally use. I've heard ZoneAlarm and Comodo are good firewalls.

Avira is a less weight anti-virus software compared to other anti-virus softwares. Since you only have 512 MB of RAM, Avira is a good choice. I've heard that Comodo uses alot of usage, so I would say Sygate would be a better fit for you if you don't want a lagging computer :thumbsup:

Never tried Sygate before, but did try Comodo. Comodo does take quite a lot of resources espically during the startup.
You might want to try both and see which one you like. Sunbelt is another firewall that is fairly good too.

Those are just some of my thoughts :flowers:

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 02:01 AM

I use NOD32, it's very lightweight. I gave up with all the BSOD's I got with Kaspersky, so I use Vista's firewall and NOD32.

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