anti virus chang

  highside 22:18 12 Sep 2007

If I replace my AV / spyware programs with a different manufacturer how do I protect the system during the interim period where one program is removed and the other installed or can you run two together?

Thanks for looking

  SANTOS7 22:23 12 Sep 2007

The chances of you getting Virus's/spyware while you change progs is very slim (nil)..
you cannot run two A/Vs together they will cause software conflict..

  Sea Urchin 22:30 12 Sep 2007

If you are worried you could always download the new AV program and then disconnect from the internet before uninstalling the old and installing the new. But, as Santos7 says, you would be extremely unlucky to pick up an infection in the interim period, specially if you have a firewall.

  johnnyrocker 23:33 12 Sep 2007

save new one to desktop and aas advised disconnect from net and carry out uninstall and re install


  Clapton is God 10:28 13 Sep 2007

And then immediately check for definition updates for the new program

  highside 16:57 13 Sep 2007

Thanks all

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