can i run both AVG and Norton antivirus ?

  danny0001uk 11:47 04 Oct 2003



  Proxy worm 11:48 04 Oct 2003

i think theyn will conflict!

  GANDALF <|:-)> 12:02 04 Oct 2003

There is no point running both and Norton will probably conflict. Personally I would just run AVG, it is free and I've put it on a lot of computers in the last year. Most viruses are annoying but will not cause untold damage. They are easy to get rid of and AVG is as good as any.


  Belatucadrus 12:02 04 Oct 2003

Some Anti virus progs will coexist reasonably well, others will create havoc and can clash and badly destabilise the system. In short not a good idea as the potential consequences far outweigh any benefits you may get from two tier cover.

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  The Sack 12:16 04 Oct 2003

the question is:

Why would you want to?

  pj123 12:28 04 Oct 2003

Both these antivirus programmes do the job admirably. But as you have to pay an annual fee for Norton updates and AVG is free including updates I know which one I go for.

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