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What type of security should I use?


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#1 littleames

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 03:29 PM

I recently re installed xp. I'm looking for an AV program that won't bog down my computer or use too much CPU. I've use MSE in the past and it never found anything at all, which would be good, but then I decided to give comodo a try and it found about 18 infections first scan. After I re installed XP, I installed comodo, but it just seems like it is bogging me down. I read about people using Avast AV and Comodo firewall so I have that installed now, but it seems to have slowed me down even more and my CPU is always 7% or above when it used to be about 2%. Maybe I have them set up wrong, I don't know. Could anyone offer me a better Idea or help of any kind?

I have an HP Pavilion home edition SP3 with 504 MB of RAM.

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 09:36 PM

Please see Choosing an Anti-Virus Program.

After reading that, scroll down and read Supplementing your Anti-Virus Program with Anti-Malware Tools.
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Posted 01 March 2012 - 11:05 PM

Antivirus programs cant solve all problems. As you said you have Avast as well as Comodo Firewall, I think your problem would be ok. Noneed of other any security softwares. If you still have some problems let us know about it.




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