Virgin Media - PC Guard

  UK-2000 16:59 07 Nov 2007

Can you please advise

Toshiba laptop - Windows Vista

I have PC Guard at home since I take my broadband with Virgin Media.

At University, I can plug my laptop onto the university network but because its not a university computer, it does not load McAfee which is what the University network uses.

The PC Guard panel still comes up.

What I want to reassure myself.

I guess PC Guard is on my laptop and every evening when I plug it at home, it gets the latest update.

When at University of anywhere else for that matter, like an internet cafe, is my laptop still protected by PC Guard which I assume is still running in the background.

I hope this all makes sense and the experts in the forum can clarify matters for me.

  stylehurst 17:11 07 Nov 2007

Probably the best way to check is to see if the anti virus & spyware are updating themselves; if so then it is probably protecting your machine OK

  UK-2000 19:37 07 Nov 2007

Hi there,

It won't update at the University because its not connected to Virgin Media Broadband.

I was wondering whether the antivirus is still working though as the PC Guard start panel comes up when you switch the laptop on.

I wonder what's the experience of other PC Guard users out there?


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