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Windows Vista Rc1 Anti-virus Software


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#1 J_pyro_C

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Posted 17 September 2006 - 07:20 PM

ok i want to know if anyone knows if avg or kaspersky has antivirus for windows vista yet?
If not then what would be a good secondary choice for the time being?


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Posted 18 September 2006 - 06:58 AM

I've used the TrendMicro beta on previous builds with good results.
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Posted 18 September 2006 - 03:18 PM

ok ill try that.and thanks.

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 03:27 PM

Just installed it on build 5728 and it went on smoothly. I did get an error message about it not being able to shutdown the Windows Firewall.
My browser caused a flood of traffic, sio my IP address was banned. Hope to fix it soon. Will get back to posting as soon as Im able.

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 10:01 PM

avast works perfect with vista 5728 i had no problems installing it go to www.avast.com and download the free home version one thing i like about it is its good and free

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 11:38 PM

http://www.avast.com/eng/avast-antivirus-a...dows-vista.html

check out this web site i installed it built 5600
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Posted 28 September 2006 - 09:29 AM

Thanks for the info! The TrendMicro beta expires on October 31. I'll switch to Avast! :huh:
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Posted 18 October 2006 - 07:26 AM

yes as soon as i put vista back on ill put on avast for sure as i am currently running it on my windows xp computer...


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Posted 18 October 2006 - 08:07 PM

well i have installed vista and have put avast on my computer.thanks for your help about antivirus software on Vista.

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Posted 19 October 2006 - 09:09 PM

avast is running perfectly no bugs.everythings running perfectly.
does zonealarm work with vista?

Thanks,
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Posted 20 October 2006 - 11:52 PM

and what about AVG?does it run fine with Vista RC1 ive read the article saying that it does on beta 2 but you have to install a patch,do i still have to install that patch on RC1?

(sorry about the quad post lol)

Thanks,
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Posted 21 October 2006 - 11:16 PM

well sorry for being impatient but I need an answer, please.avast uses a lot of memory compared to AVG and I use to run AVG so I would please like to know if it works on RC1?

Thanks,
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Posted 22 October 2006 - 05:56 AM

Some people have reported success at installing AVG on Vista - I'm not one of them! :huh:
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Posted 22 October 2006 - 02:36 PM

so it didnt work for you or you just havent tried?

Thanks,
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well anyway im going to try it.

Edited by J_pyro_C, 22 October 2006 - 02:35 PM.



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Posted 23 October 2006 - 05:42 AM

No, it dodn't work - nor did any of the others. The only one I'm able to get to work consistently is the Trend Micro beta.
My browser caused a flood of traffic, sio my IP address was banned. Hope to fix it soon. Will get back to posting as soon as Im able.

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