Anti Virus for Win 98SE

  john bunyan 19:44 01 Mar 2009
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My old laptop is still on Win 98SE. I had AVG 7.5, but today, stupidly, I downloaded AVG 8 Free, Uninstalled version 7.5, then at the end of a long installation was told that AVG 8 does not work with Win 9x. Can (Skidzy or others) someone suggest an anti virus free that works with Win 98SE? I cant find a way to get AVG 7.5 back, as there is no restore point in Win 98SE.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:50 01 Mar 2009
  john bunyan 19:53 01 Mar 2009

Many thanks - will follow it up. JB

  DieSse 20:35 01 Mar 2009

Avast is better, and they are compatible with Win98 (even back down to Win95) in their latest version, which has to be a plus point.

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  john bunyan 21:37 01 Mar 2009

Thanks - will have a look. Up to now I have used AVG 8 on my desktop, so have got to know it, my criticism is that in the last month I have had two bouts of false positives, which caused difficulties. I may try Avast on the laptop with a view to switchin both to it.

  rdave13 21:46 01 Mar 2009

Will vouch DieSse's recommendation of Avast Home.

  john bunyan 08:30 02 Mar 2009

OK - will try it on laptop and then consider changing desktop to it.Thanks to all.

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