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08-15-2006, 11:47 AM
i need to install internet protection since i uninstalled norton.
avg or bit defender?
please i need a recommendation.
08-15-2006, 12:39 PM
You uninstalled Norton? Did your subscription run out?
Personally, I usually get the newest version of Norton AV in the new year's Norton Systemworks Premier package and just keep it rolling. So far so good with them for me.... :D
08-15-2006, 12:45 PM
I gave Norton the boot off my system a couple of years ago. It was just becoming to much of a performance hog. I've been running Panda with pretty good success (Platinum 2006 goes for $15 at either geeks.com or surpluscomputers.com, I don't remember which). I like having a firewall with outbound detection.
If you're looking to go the free route, AVG has been pretty good. For a firewall, you could use ZoneAlarm free or Comodo (http://www.comodogroup.com/).
08-15-2006, 07:30 PM
I'd run AVG (http://100-downloads.com/download.php?p=51) and Windows Defender (http://100-downloads.com/download.php?p=32) (assuming you're running 2K or XP) along with Spyware Blaster (http://100-downloads.com/download.php?p=38).
Windows Defender tutorial (http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/support/howto/download.mspx)
Spyware Blaster tutorial (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial49.html)
AVG Free Reference Guide (http://free.grisoft.com/softw/70free/doc/avg_fre_ref_en_71_5.pdf)
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