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Requesting suggestions on AV & Firewall software?

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#1 spc3rd


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Posted 02 September 2011 - 05:42 PM

Good evening,

Recently, an acquaintance suggested I try using Agnitum's Outpost Free software. Presently I use Avast! AV (free), and PC Tools Firewall Plus (free) [as well as MBAM Pro]. Thus far, the combination seems to run quite well.

The question I was going to pose was to be as follows:: Would it be more advantageous to just utilize the Agnitum Outpost AV Free (since it is both an AV and also has a firewall), rather than having to use Avast! AV + a separate firewall (PC Tools)?

However, despite a significant number of "views" of this post...it appears there isn't much interest in responding to it. Since I am unable to delete the post, I will just withdraw it from any further consideration by the forum here.

Thank you to those who took the time to at least view the post.

Edited by spc3rd, 02 September 2011 - 09:22 PM.


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Posted 02 September 2011 - 11:16 PM

You ask a common question for which you will receive varying opinions and recommendations. Please see Choosing an Anti-Virus Program.
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