Re: Avast or Norton. Who should I trust?
On Oct 18, 1:19 pm, fatsteve <inter...@xxxxxxx> wrote:
Since seeing many people recommend Avast I decided to check it out. It
said I had a virus, Norton 2009 finds no such virus. Which program
should I believe?
Neither would be your best choice. Avast has poor detection rates and
Norton is bloatware.
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... | As I have a very decent Virus Scanner (Avast) and a good Spyware detector, ... FireWall to allow it to download the needed AV vendor related files. ... needed for each scanner you want to use, you should reboot the PC into Safe Mode [F8 key ...
- Re: Trojan? Or a false alarm?
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- Re: Help needed
... As I have a very decent Virus Scanner (Avast) and a good Spyware ... detector, I didn't suspect any virus intrusion in my computer system. ...
- Re: OT: Holy CRAP---nasty virus, worst Ive seen!
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