PC Tools free Anti Virus

  JYPX 00:02 23 Mar 2007
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This one is new to me. PC Tools produce both Spyware Doctor and Registry Mechanic so this might be worth looking at if you fancy a change!
click here

  Les T 00:36 23 Mar 2007

Thanks for that, i'll bookmark it.

  flyboy 20:51 26 Mar 2007

JYPX
Thanks, Downloaded for trial.

  Probabilitydrive 21:23 26 Mar 2007

A word of caution. users of PC tools SD version 5 are having considerable problems with this updated version.click here
I upgraded from version 4 to 5 and it nearly wrecked my system.

Regarding SD 5 and Anti Virus:I cant avoid thinking that PC Tools anti virus feature is some kind of afterthought which-judging version 5-does not instill confidence.

  JYPX 01:11 27 Mar 2007

Probabilitydrive - I was not aware of the
problem with Spyware Doctor 5 so your comment
is welcome. Having used Spyware Doctor 4 and many versions of Registry Mechanic I have a lot of
faith in this lot so I very much hope this is a
"blip".

  Britmex 07:41 27 Mar 2007

Having problems since my update to Version 5.Abnormal disconnects, computer hanging.Never 1 problem with version 4.My computer is AMD 4400 with 2 gig ram so should be up to it.Am going to reinstall version 4.

  p;3 10:23 27 Mar 2007

those of you who are trying this one out,what is it like?

  Belatucadrus 13:04 27 Mar 2007

Huge RAM requirements, makes Norton look lean and racy. Also locks up browsers at inconvenient moments.
click here
I have posted a link to it on my website, but it's such a clunker next update I'm removing it.

  iscanut 13:27 27 Mar 2007

Sorry to hijack thread, but in view of above comments, I too have had problems with SD ver 5 and have uninstalled it and use another product. If you look at the link to the PCTools forum as shown by Probabilitydrive, I have had same problems when closing down SD screen. Their Help Desk Tech Support was no help !

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