Recommendations for free A/V ware

  jack 10:50 12 Dec 2004
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Now that AVG is no longer Free[Skinflint me]
What are the recommendations for a replacement?
A machine that I am sorting needs replacement for trouble some Norton A/V ware.

  johnnyrocker 10:56 12 Dec 2004

i believe avg 7 has a free version? you could click here or click here

johnny.

  Graham ® 10:59 12 Dec 2004

Yes, AVG is free:

click here

  robbiehood 11:00 12 Dec 2004

Click on this click here

  Gongoozler 11:01 12 Dec 2004

I,m using Avast click here, and find it better than AVG or Norton.

  mbp 11:53 12 Dec 2004

Latest Reviews prefer Avast. AVG has been neglecting their free version badly. They could loose out in the long run. AVG's retail version is fine.

  jack 12:09 12 Dec 2004

Thank you for those
Any one kow about PANDA?

  Baslla321 12:24 12 Dec 2004

I tried Panda TruPrevent personal 2005 to compliment my Nortons but did not like it. It is 32Mb and I had trouble with the taskbar icons which kept popping up endlessly and without any control, so I uninstalled and deleted it. It is shareware and on test for a month.

  johnnyrocker 12:32 12 Dec 2004

eats shoots and leaves?;))


johnny.

  Stuartli 12:39 12 Dec 2004

As pointed out, AVG is still very much free if you don't want all the bells and whistles...:-)

Extremely efficient - just update (check) on a daily basis and configure it properly.

  fourjays 13:00 12 Dec 2004

I would highly recommend AVG paid version. It is well worth the £20, and you get updates almost daily. It runs much the same as the original Free v6.0. It doesn't interfere much with games, unlike NIS, and McAfee which manage to make a game stutter. I don't think AVG have any yearly subs either, unlike the others.

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