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Anti virus for my Vista laptop?


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#1 giblej01

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Posted 04 July 2010 - 04:53 AM

Hi Guys,

Im looking to download anti-virus software and i dont know which one to download and where from?

Can anyone give me some advice?

I surf the net about 3 hours per week just visiting regular sites like FB and hotmail.

Thanks

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#2 tg1911

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Posted 04 July 2010 - 10:27 AM

You can find several good choices to use in the Freeware Replacements For Common Commercial Apps topic.
Try out a few, and see which one works the best for you.
Just remember; only have one real-time antivirus running, at a time, as multiple AVs could cause conflicts.

Personally, I use Avira Antivir.
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Posted 05 July 2010 - 03:02 PM

There a ton of choices out there. Personally i would upgrade to windows 7 first... You will have better performance and safer surfing. On my home clients i usual install AVG with Malwarebytes. Business it dpends on them :thumbsup:

Happy hunting!




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