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virus protection for PC

Postby lucious » Fri Dec 14, 2007 9:29 pm

Can anyone recommend a virus program that doesnt suck my soul out? McAfee makes my PC run like ass, and I'd like some good protection that doesn't totally invade my computer and leech its CPU.

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Re: virus protection for PC

Postby Celestial Dung » Sat Dec 15, 2007 4:40 am

I"m using Clamwin right now. So far so good.
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Re: virus protection for PC

Postby iblis » Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:08 pm

Celestial Dung wrote:I"m using Clamwin right now. So far so good.


Agreed. It works pretty well for Win32, BSD, and Linux.

AVG would be my second choice, if you don't like Clam. The 'basic' version of the software is free, and by 'basic' I mean it doesn't install a firewall, anti-spyware, anti-spam, etc.

But if you haven't already, I suggest that you try Clam
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Re: virus protection for PC

Postby lucious » Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:48 pm

Clamwin looks great, but no real time protection - I'm wondering how big of a deal that is...?
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