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Topic # 14785 20-Jul-2007 09:11
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1. kaspersky free av
2. comodo BOClean
3. comodo firewall

all of them FREE! yeaaahhh. any opinion?

note: i could not find any software forum

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Reply # 78926 20-Jul-2007 09:32
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Avast



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  Reply # 78929 20-Jul-2007 09:42
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kaspersky update every 2 hours! if im not mistaken kaspersky has the fastest response compared to other anti virus. this free kaspersky uses same database as the paid customers.

spyware + adware are covered too!

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Reply # 78971 20-Jul-2007 12:29
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freitasm: Avast. And common sense.



avast free edition?
common sense is a bit hard if someone else is using it too. also, some of the sites i go usually full of trojans/malware! hahaha.....

the best antivirus afaik is nod32, bit defender etc (latest av-comparative) . but the most important is the virus signature file. how frequent is Avast update their virus signature file? avg free only update only once a day. kaspersky update every 2 hours.

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  Reply # 78975 20-Jul-2007 13:00
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freitasm: Avast. And common sense.


I agree with Dylan, Avast & commonsense together are pretty good...

Why not run a Virtual PC with Linux for any risky browsing you do. Get it running the way you like, then save a copy. Anytime you want, revert to the original saved Virtual PC, and bam - any problems are gone. 100% free solution too... and nice n' geeky.









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  Reply # 79006 20-Jul-2007 15:40
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tonyhughes:
freitasm: Avast. And common sense.


I agree with Dylan, Avast & commonsense together are pretty good...

Why not run a Virtual PC with Linux for any risky browsing you do. Get it running the way you like, then save a copy. Anytime you want, revert to the original saved Virtual PC, and bam - any problems are gone. 100% free solution too... and nice n' geeky.


i agree with you. i would love to do that. but it will be worth it if i have desktop. currently i only have my acer tablet pc (almost 3 years now) and used to have ubuntu and windows tablet pc running on it. when i have two os, i use AVG free on windows and only use windows for certain things . then i screw my boot record, unable to revert that but manage to save my data. now, i am too busy with my study, cant be bother to spend so much time on it. but yes, i agree with your suggestion.

thanks.

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  Reply # 79015 20-Jul-2007 19:11
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Kaspersky is good, I used to use it, but its a little more resource hungry than Nod32 which I currently use (also excellent).

I have no experience with Avast, but it seems like people who know what they're doing like it.




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Reply # 79032 20-Jul-2007 21:36
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freitasm: Avast. And common sense.



10/10 common sense

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Reply # 79051 21-Jul-2007 04:56
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Totally off-topic, but I can't think of 'Avast' without remembering this BASH quote...

Spin: arrrr, pirates of the south west
Spin: thar be large pipes o'bandwith near ye'ol univarsety.
Pirate: yearg, ye may be an ta somethan thar.
Spin: what say ye we pull yonder USB hard disk longside yonder NMSU puter and begin tha lutin and plunderin.
Pirate: yearg. The master done gaved me a testin machine with a grand ol CDR.
Pirate: Avast!
Pirate: MP3s off the starboard bow!
Spin: stere clear of ye porn pop ups rollin in from tha east.
Pirate: I have mah trusty Opera browsa to help me fend em off.
Spin: encrypt the data holds, batton down thar security patches, argh thar be spyware abound.


Courtesy of http://www.bash.org/?9081



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  Reply # 79094 21-Jul-2007 12:56
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NZtechfreak: Kaspersky is good, I used to use it, but its a little more resource hungry than Nod32 which I currently use (also excellent).



I have no experience with Avast, but it seems like people who know what they're doing like it.


there is no FREE version of NOD32 right? i agree that eset has the best anti virus so far. it is quite expensive tho ;-p

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  Reply # 81229 6-Aug-2007 02:46
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nakedmolerat:
3. comodo firewall


Does this work with vista 64bit?


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  Reply # 81231 6-Aug-2007 06:17
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hellonearthisman:
nakedmolerat:
3. comodo firewall


Does this work with vista 64bit?


Version 2 doesn't, no, which is a shame

Version 3 is being tested and when it's released it supports compatibility with Vista.

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