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anti virus or no

anti virus?

  • yes i always use antivirus

    Votes: 14 73.7%
  • no why bother

    Votes: 3 15.8%
  • i dont download porn, theres no need

    Votes: 2 10.5%

  • Total voters
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#1
do you use anti virus? or not, if not why. i havent had it in years but i do run adaware and spybot. if i download anything questionable i just use a online scanner to check it.

ok,ok i installed a copy of kaspersky i had that came with my mb
 
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#2
I always use antivirus, you never know when you're going to click on a rigged E-card link.
 

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#3
Free version of Avast.

Since it's free, it's not worth taking the risk

When I had a Pentium 2 (7 years ago) I didn't use antivirus, and I didn't used to download (pretty slow speed back then!) and no porn either... and I got the Chernobyl virus!
 
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#4
i use a few and do a scan with them all every so often.
 

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#5
I only use AVG, free and not bad either. lavasoft used to do a free spy-ware called ad-aware witch was another good piece of shareware
 
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#7
Use bitdefender internet securities 2008. Very happy with it, esp the new Game Mode in it for online gaming!
 
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#8
if its a free AV then why not - its not going to cost anything and may still protect you from the baddies
 

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#9
Avast! It's free and it works.
 

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#10
F-secure, you won't notice a virus killer running on modern machines, it's foolish and arrogant to think you don't require one. Even though it has nothing to do I'd better be safe than sorry.
 
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#11
I got a copy of norton corp from my dads work, and it works great. No annoying pop ups, and pretty much self automated. Much lighter on the resources compared to their commercial version.
 
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#12
do you use anti virus? or not, if not why. i havent had it in years but i do run adaware and spybot. if i download anything questionable i just use a online scanner to check it.
i dont know how to say this without being insulting so i apologize but its true.

anyone who doesnt use a "good" anti virus is a FOOL who is just asking for an infected system to cause all data to be lost
 
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#13
avast is a great free anti virus been great to me for a long time
 
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#14
do you use anti virus? or not, if not why. i havent had it in years but i do run adaware and spybot. if i download anything questionable i just use a online scanner to check it.
you may have had viruses all this time too.

viruses dont always disable your computer, the ones "kids" make do that to screw with people.

the worst viruses do there dirty work unseen and steal your credit card and bank account numbers and passwords. many times you find out about them when your credit is ruined or your bank account has been emptied. plus the risk of identity theft is another worry.
 
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#15
avast is a great free anti virus been great to me for a long time
nothing has ever gotten past avast since i started using it 3yrs ago, its an excellent anti-virus.
 

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#16
Free version of Avast.

Since it's free, it's not worth taking the risk

When I had a Pentium 2 (7 years ago) I didn't use antivirus, and I didn't used to download (pretty slow speed back then!) and no porn either... and I got the Chernobyl virus!
haha i got that too!
 
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#17
don't need it, was using avast on all my systems, never picked up anything, so i ditched it along with a lot of anti-spyware programs. only thing i run is spybot and ccleaner. i have been running that for a while on my 2 vista computers, (64 and 32 bit), but on my server i got avg installed just because it downloads so many things...
 

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#18
i usually have avg but i NEVER use it, i dont install it untill i absolutely need to torrent some "linux distros" cause i reformat my hdds too much.