what antivirus do you use

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    allanb

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    :)hi all,i am just curious as to what each and everyone of you are using currently as virus protection,i am using trend micro 14 which is specifically designed for vista,as i was directed to download this from microsoft themselves it is a trial version which runs out in october.regards ALLAN:hehe:
     
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    nothing on vista. the only thing it does is slowing down the computer. on xp I use AVG because it's free. I used norton antivirus but that make the pc run sloooow.
     
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    Alsajoso

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    Awil have updated Avast! so it now works with Vista RC1.;)
     
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    Tosh

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    Run Windows Live OneCare at moment - I know its putting all the eggs in Microsofts basket - but seems very good so far.

    Tried Norton 360 beta - sloooooow!

    Tosh
     
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    Symantec 10.2.0.224 Corp version works great not as bloated as Norton 2007
     
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    Tha*Lunat!k

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    I prefer Avast, lightweight and efficient.
     
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    I use bitdefender antivirus plus. They have a new version written for VISTA. If you have the XP version, the upgrade is free. I like bitdefender a lot. Its very customizable and not as "intrusive" as Norton.

    DeeJay
     
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    Norton 2007 Is Good

    Very Nice!! (Borat)
     
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    Jason

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    Avast didnt work well at all w/ my vista ultimate x64 all kind of rights/permissions problems on files.
     
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    I'm using AVG 7.5 on my laptop, as it's 32bit. It doesn't work on my desktop, 64bit Vista. I haven't checked to see if they have an update for 64bit Vista yet, I need to do that. But I really like AVG, it's alwaus worked really well for me. If they don't have an update for 64bit Vista I'll probably give Avast a shot.

    :)
     
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    I use windows live one care. Its just a trial for now but i might pay the $19.95 for the year subscription. Havent tried out any others yet.
     
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    I am using AVG Free and I like it a whole lot better then norton.
     
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    I use trend micro pc-cillin 2007 suite. Works great in x64 ultimate.
     
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    I use NOD32. They say that their latest version also works on 64 bits versions. That's true, but it does it in 32 bit... shame.
     
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    I use Norton Security Suite 2007 with Vista 32 bit. I couple it with PC Tools' Spyware Doctor and I feel that with a hardware firewall in my router I have a robust amount of protection. Only time will really tell. Their spyware protection is less robust than other products according to Niel Rubiking, hence the addition of Spyware Doctor.

    I have 2GB memory and an AMD 4800+ CPU on an Abit A8N32X motherboard. No performance problems at all and it seems to work quite well. What is MOST astounding is that it does everything quietly in the background without the annoying questions of older generation security suites from Norton and its competitors.

    My only complaint is that there is not enough granularity in controlling some of its options. For example there are times when I want to turn off the firewall and/or antivirus for a specific install or purpose. There is no easy way to do that from the system tray.

    Otherwise, I have been recommending this product to my clients, which is a new thing for me. I have never been willing to inflict Norton on them because of rotten support, excessive resource use, and unreliable antivirus protection. They have gotten their act together and the rapidity of their response to email technical support will blow your mind. The first one is automated and not likely to hit your problem on the nail, but the second one has gotten my few requests right on the money.

    Hope this helps.
     
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    Im using Avast! free edition. always liked it.
     
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    Jason

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    Moving this to the Vista Protection forum..
     
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    I use NOD32 and it works great with vista
     
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