AntiVirus. Do you use it and which one

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Which AV program do you use?

  1. McAffe

    24 vote(s)
    11.4%
  2. Norton

    54 vote(s)
    25.7%
  3. AVG

    37 vote(s)
    17.6%
  4. Panda

    7 vote(s)
    3.3%
  5. Other

    66 vote(s)
    31.4%
  6. NONE! cause I am clever

    22 vote(s)
    10.5%
  1. germanjulian

    germanjulian Back in London

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    Well which program do you use.

    I personally dont use any. Never had a virus for 2 year. I do check every now and again with f-prot DOS edition if I do have one but I never do.
     
  2. MIG-31

    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    nortons internet security 2k3......always prefer to use a av due to the occasional virus detected within one or two emails from known email address to me.

    but have only ever had one virus in 4 years infect my hdd.
     
  3. Dom

    Dom New Member

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    Norton
     
  4. GutterPunk

    GutterPunk I = Greatest Dood

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    norton 2k3 professional
     
  5. PangingJr

    PangingJr Member

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    NONE! cause I am clever :p
     
  6. mkk

    mkk Well-Known Member

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    AntiVir Personal Edition. Because it's free and at least as good as Norton.
    http://www.free-av.com/

    I've had viruses waltz straight in on the system through loopholes in IE and WinXP. Just being careful isn't quite as safe as it once used to be.
     
  7. germanjulian

    germanjulian Back in London

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    hey who changed my poll. why is the "None. I am clever" option italic suddenly
     
  8. Dom

    Dom New Member

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    Naturally. :p
     
  9. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    antiviruses software has NEVER worked for me...
     
  10. Zelig

    Zelig Well-Known Member

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    I use AVG, but haven't gotten any virus in years...
     
  11. Nacht

    Nacht ein Krieger

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    i am clever :)

    but i use avg just in case i am stupid one night :)
     
  12. Razgriz

    Razgriz Intelligence?

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    i use ZoneAlarm Security Suite.
     
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    Drakon New Member

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    i used Norton Internet Security 2004. So far so good with it...
     
  14. pr0digal jenius

    pr0digal jenius Delete Me

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    i don't use any as i'm on a router, but when i am not i use blackice
     
  15. Pman

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    i have trend micro ''internet security''
     
  16. nyar

    nyar 99fps

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    Kaspersky AV is currently the best antivirus (as proven by numerous tests). Im surprized you left it out but didnt leave out NORTON
     
  17. PangingJr

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    artificially :)

    i didn't have any AV yesterday.
    just install Nod32 for NT beta 2.011 and i think it's good at this point.
    will use it for a week and see.

    btw, pr0digal jenius, i think blackice is not an AV program?
     
  18. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    blackice is a firewall... he's saying that he uses his router... which provides enough protection of "intrusive" viruses or worms.... just as long as he's careful when downloading or veing webpages/e-mail..... and that if he doesn't have a router... and has a direct connection to the net.. he'll use blackice..
     
  19. riles9262

    riles9262 Driverheaven brewmaster

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    I use Antivir, it is free and is one of the nicer av's i've used. Effective and very easy on resources.
     
  20. PangingJr

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    i had small prob with the new NOD32, one of its program components the IMON's HTTP scanning slow down my web browsing,
    and this is becos i have 56k connection, otherwiz i think it's a very good AV product.
    so it had been removed much sooner than planned.

    Now, testing the Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2005 Beta.
    to soon to tell, but i think it will be a very good Internet Security software once it has been issued for sale at public..

    [​IMG]


    i also have the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0 being test on the other XP machine,
    friends are using it and sent it to me for a test, i've found it's also a very good AV, i don't believe it at first.
     

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