You know the Drill, Post up your Antivirus Software

Discussion in 'Tech' started by Torx, Jan 30, 2006.

  1. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    And dont give me that bullshit "I dont need one because im smart" or some stupid shit like that. lol


    Its about time to try out a new AV. Kaspersky is what ive been using for years but its just sooo slow when it comes to scanning archives and bin/cue files for some reason.

    Im testing fre AVG, but the look of the UI is not appealing and makes me think its not very professional.. The scanning is fast, leaves about 4 processes in the background and its free. I hear alot of complaints that it doesnt have a high detection rate compared to mcafee or kaspersky...

    So post up what you use and rely on to scan those questionable "files" ;)
  2. Jamsan

    Jamsan Junior Member

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    Dont use one. I hear Avast is pretty good.
  3. Mr. Ali

    Mr. Ali Junior Member

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    symantec antiviris 10.0.0.359 (aka corp edition)

    i have 10.0.0.2 but its not worth my time to upgrade...
  4. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    Don't use one. If I did though, it would be Norton Antivirus Corp. Edition. That's what I used before. It's simple, efficient and leaves out fluff and unnecessary features. Good stuff. Small 'download' too.
  5. thadood

    thadood I Am The Black Wizards

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    I used to use Avast, then I used nod32.
  6. trs80

    trs80 New Member

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    norton antivirus corp. edition. cus i get it free through work.
  7. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    AVG free here. That and my lack of desire to download alot, keep me fairly safe.
  8. Da Lucky 1

    Da Lucky 1 New Member

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    thinking of not running any though
  9. QuickSilvah

    QuickSilvah New Member

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    PC-Cillin 2006 on the PC, none on the Mac.
  10. ShabazKillaX

    ShabazKillaX I'm an F18 bro

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    Symantec Antivirus Corp
  11. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    same here.
  12. superman

    superman ?

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  13. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    I don't use one and if I did it sure in the hell wouldn't be some norton antivirus crap!


    When I do feel like doing a scan I use kaspensky online scan.
  14. Linux > Virii

    I still dual boot the lappy, and am still naked. I'll probobly get Norton corp, or more likely, F-secure.
  15. Chainblade

    Chainblade Junior Member

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    don't use one, haven't for a long time and i don't really have problems

    f-secure is good

    i wouldn't go norton, norton is terrible

    mcaffee i haven't really tried

    i used AVG in the past, it seemed good but i agree with torx with how it *seems* unprofessional because of the UI
  16. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    yea i thinking about goign naked too..

    but theres always that zip file i download from a newsgroup or somewhere that i have to scan before using the contents.

    Thats what i liked about kaspersky. you can just turn it on whenever you want and shut it off whenever you want without the bloat and processes running in the background 24/7

    i like symantec corp because its fast and efficient. but leaved too many processes running in the background even when not in use.
  17. HoldenBurn1000

    HoldenBurn1000 Mines bigger

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    Panda Titanium, never had an issue so far.
  18. hafleystyles

    hafleystyles New Member

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    i use the new zone alarm security suite, i had notrton installed and my buddy was trying to get me to switch. so i installed ZA and it found a couple things that norton missed. so i'm convinced that it's a little better.
  19. Amazing_Creep

    Amazing_Creep New Member

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    AVG it seems to catch anything coming in. Thinking of installing Avast! Anti-virus, as it's a little more aggressive.
  20. SoulAssassin

    SoulAssassin Car Ramrod

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    Don't use anything.
  21. bbsmitz

    bbsmitz Optimus Prime

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    Symantec Antivirus Corp.
  22. superlinuxman

    superlinuxman 3D+Linux Master

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    Don't use one. i dont really use my windows work station for browing the internet or anything else but working and i leave it off the network most of the time
  23. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    I use Avast, so far happy with it. Just used it to clean someones computer when their AV was toast and Norton would not install. It was able to remove the trojans and bring the computer back to the good life.
  24. XEN

    XEN E Pluribus Funk

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    Don't use one.
  25. msgwtco

    msgwtco Divides by Zero

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    i use avg free to check suspicious files.
    Active protection is disabled though