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Antivirus/firewall stuff

Postby Matthews » Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:59 pm

Ok all you computer techies we have , for years I've been using Avira with no probs whatsoever but the last 2 updates (this latest one especially ) have made my poor pc painfully slow and even crashes IE, any suggestions for a more reliable one ?
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Postby mike » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:13 pm

AVG is free and has worked fine for me for a few years now.

http://free.avg.com/gb-en/homepage

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Postby pamw » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:14 pm

Up to June 2011 AVG worked fine on my work PC laptop. This was the full version that work had a paid licence for. Then the 2011 AVG update went on and it slowed it down soooooo bad when doing a full check - could be up to 30 minutes before the it was anything like useable. I've now switched it off completely. Our technie at work agrees that for anything on NT the last couple of AVG updates have been abysmal and although it used to be our work's standard product we don't use it anymore. Not sure what we are using now though.
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Postby legin » Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:54 am

Microsoft security essentials
its free and doesn't slow you down

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Postby nicks90 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:33 pm

if you bank with barclays online - you can get full kapersky for free. not had any problems with it for the last couple of years.
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Postby Bo » Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:38 pm

legin wrote:Microsoft security essentials
its free and doesn't slow you down

I concur, I have installed this on countless machines without a single issue.
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Postby repton » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:07 pm

I've used AVG Free for years without any problems.

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Postby Matthews » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:08 pm

Cheers chaps I'll give it a go.
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A bit late I know but Microsoft essentels gets my vote also

Postby Zedman » Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:36 pm

A bit late I know but Microsoft essentels gets my vote also
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Postby Bo » Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:23 pm

Even later reply from me, following some realy good write ups, I've moved all of our systems to Avast. It has a free version and in tests whooped MS Security essentials ffor virus detection.
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