View Poll Results: Which Windows AV product do you use AT HOME, and why?

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  • I don't use AV - I don't need it

    6 7.14%
  • Free - AntiVir

    2 2.38%
  • Free - Avast!

    7 8.33%
  • Free - AVG 6

    20 23.81%
  • Free - AVG 7 Beta

    17 20.24%
  • Norton

    14 16.67%
  • Norman

    0 0%
  • PC-Cillin

    5 5.95%
  • Other FREE AV (please specify)

    0 0%
  • Other NON-FREE AV (please specify)

    13 15.48%
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    AVG 6 free edtion

    - its free
    - updates and scans can be automaticly done (while im in bed)
    - updates are quick, even at 56k
    - seems to work, be also keeps quiet most of the time, no false alarms
    - and its easy to use, not too bloted (sp)

    and i'll update to avg7 when its fully out

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    Last edited by oshta; 01-11-2004 at 07:07 PM.

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    o btw support for v6 of avg stops this year

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    McAfee build 9.0.10 here.

    Mainly due to the ease of subscription - £30 a year, constant updates and DAT files, and if I format my drive I just log on and re-download. Not the best user interface though, seems as though it's aimed at first time surfers.

    In fact, now I think of it... I always did like Dr Solomons

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    For home I would choose F-Prot antivirus, which provides great protection with a tiny, tiny footprint, excellent for gamers.

    To err is human. To really foul things up ... you need a computer.

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    I use Norton as it has the Personal Firewall with it also, good alround suite.

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    But F-Prot is the daddy
    To err is human. To really foul things up ... you need a computer.

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    After having problems with Kaspersky hangning my sys on boot and couldn't figure out why I now use Panda Plat Internet Sec 2005 from eBay for £15 builtin AV, Firewall and anti spyware/adware etc and use SpyBot as well for alround protection
    .: Predator :.


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    is f-prot free for home users?

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    They do a 30 day trial http://www.f-prot.com/download/home_...oad_fpwin.html

    It cost me somthing like £8.99 when I bought it.
    To err is human. To really foul things up ... you need a computer.

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    Norton Internet security 2003, fully updated.
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    ...and why people!
    To err is human. To really foul things up ... you need a computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yamangman
    ...and why people!

    Not following at all to what you are on about!
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    Quote Originally Posted by thread starter
    Which Windows AV product do you use AT HOME, and why?
    To err is human. To really foul things up ... you need a computer.

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    I see!!! Been a long day at work lol!

    I use panda cos its an all in one package and once setup correctly has hardly any sys resources Firewall does a real good job too
    .: Predator :.


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    I use AVG 7, though had AVG 6 before then. In fact all my protection stuff is free - AVG, Sygate Personal Firewall, Spybot, Ad-aware, Firefox... all works very well and never had a problem with any of it.

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