Best anti virus software

  mr impatient 17:16 24 Oct 2007
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At the moment i have bullguard version 7 installed but i seem to have no control over when it scans. While it scans which normaly takes 1 hour the pc may as well be switched off as it runs so slow.Is there anything i can do to alter this. How good is bullguard compared to other software. I am even considering changing anti virus software, if so which is best and how much. Thanks.

  brundle 17:21 24 Oct 2007

Can't the scanning schedule be edited?
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  mfletch 17:37 24 Oct 2007

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  wee eddie 17:39 24 Oct 2007

You may be looking at the problem in the wrong way. The length of time taken is a factor of the size of your HDDs and the number of Files on them.

How much RAM has your PC got and what OS is it running?

  birdface 23:54 24 Oct 2007

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  wee eddie 13:14 25 Oct 2007

If you have less that 512MB RAM. That is the problem. Not your AV.

  anniesboy 13:47 25 Oct 2007

I currently use Bullguard v7. Scheduling can be set to daily/weekly/monthly as per brundles post.
When I do a full scan it takes a little over an hour but I can continue using my PC.
A quick scan takes only 2-3 minutes.
I have 1024MB RAM.
I have found the support from Bullguard excellent especially their live chat.

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