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    Looking for Anti Virus Software Recommend

    My lappy has a virus which keeps turning off Windows update and buggering up my firewall settings.

    I am currently using BitDefender after moving away from Norton (although I never had a problem with it)

    Can anyone suggest a good antivirus software?

    Thanks for any help forthcoming

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    Avast!
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    Yeah Free AVG is a good one, low memory footprint and integratres into Outlook ... and even better it's free

    http://free.grisoft.com

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    Avast!
    I also use Avast on a recommendation after a re-install and no problems so far (9months)
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    I've been using Avast for ages, fantastic so far.

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    AVG seems to have significantly lower detection rates, particuarly when it comes to compressed files, than the best of the commercial AV scanners.

    I'd suggest Kaspersky or F-Secure.

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    I tried avast, but I didn't like that fact it took an extra 10secs to open Outlook, becuase of it's splash screen. If there was a way to turn that off I couldn't find it. So I went back to AVG.

    P.S. I have not had any virus problems so far with AVG, but then again, I am usually pretty sensible about web pages viewed and e-mails opened.

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    AntiVir! I prefer it to AVG...

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    said it before and ill say it again and again and again, again, again, you get the drift right?

    Nod 32

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    nod32 its easily the least obtrusive and its got one of the best detection rates!


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    another nod 32 user here otherwise the free avg!
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    NOD32

    Cause its the very best. No diggedy no doubt
    Check my project <<| Black3D |>>
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    Hmmm... seems NOD32 is getting a bit of praise. Is there a free trial for it? How much does it cost?

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    there is a free trial available here. and its 23 pound a year, here

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    Well worth every penny too
    Check my project <<| Black3D |>>
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