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#27
with internet you need some good antivirus , and there is something which is most viruses not work on vista , xp died quick without antivairus
 

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#28
What are you people doing to get sick? I only do maybe if im lucky 1 or 2 times a year and hardly any bad ones...last bad one maybe 2 years now?

Not like I haven't downloaded either.

I really really want to know how you are getting infected.....do you do windows updates? do you torrent that much(even then I never have gotten sick...)? Where did you get your last one at? really!
 
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#29
What are you people doing to get sick? I only do maybe if im lucky 1 or 2 times a year and hardly any bad ones...last bad one maybe 2 years now?

Not like I haven't downloaded either.

I really really want to know how you are getting infected.....do you do windows updates? do you torrent that much(even then I never have gotten sick...)? Where did you get your last one at? really!
Yup I am in the same boat. I reformat every 3-6 months and I never have viruses. Maybe a few when I scan but I don't really keep up with the updates..
 

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#30
I'll run a scan it will be months...U people have seen how I run this machine stuff everywhere....

NOTING I'll install another one noting. It's crazy! because everyone talks like they catch stuff A LOT.
 
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#31
The last viruses is had in my pc was like 2-3 years ago... on my gaming rig a NEVER use av programs and on my internet rig i use Kaspersky but it's not enabled all the time
 

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#32
goodness gracious, where did u get all of that virus? :twitch:
 

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#33
haha i betya 90% of viruses are from anti virus companies.
 

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#34
haha i betya 90% of viruses are from anti virus companies.
I swear it's MS have so for years.....I think they make them to break pirated soft and then they spread like roaches.
 
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#35
Lots of pron would be my guess.
 

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#36
You should all run Linux. (preferably Ubuntu :toast:)
 
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#37
What are you people doing to get sick? I only do maybe if im lucky 1 or 2 times a year and hardly any bad ones...last bad one maybe 2 years now?

Not like I haven't downloaded either.

I really really want to know how you are getting infected.....do you do windows updates? do you torrent that much(even then I never have gotten sick...)? Where did you get your last one at? really!
+1, I haven't had a virus in over 5 years and I'm heavy into pron and torrents :laugh:

It's all about knowing how to use your PC. I own a PC business and it astounds me the crap people have on their computers and they wonder why half the shit doesn't work or they have viruses...
 
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#38
You crazy? Surfing any website without an antivirus is like fucking a hooker without a condom :shadedshu
Dude how many times are you going to use that same line?
 

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#39
You crazy? Surfing any website without an antivirus is like fucking a hooker without a condom :shadedshu
I just had to laugh at that. I think Ill put it in my Sig as a quote. :roll:

I use Nod 32 AV and if they get it working, Ill have Threatfire too. It doesnt work on 64 bit systems right now though.
 

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#40
I havent had an infection in awhile. Its been a good minute though.
 
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#41
I havnt either shouldnt say anything though as ill most likely get a virus later tonight now that i have lol.
 

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#42
what we need is a real protection :laugh:

 
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#43
Dude how many times are you going to use that same line?
Until everyone gets the point and uses NOD32 :toast:

Or basically until "I think I have a virus, yet I have no AV" or related threads are a thing of the past.
 

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#44
I have Kaspersky, but I never turn it on. I only use it occasionally for an on-demand scan of a suspicious download or file and the occasional system scan. The protection is never on at all. I haven't had a virus in years, and I surf a lot of porn and torrents. lol. It's all about knowing what sites you can trust.
 

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#45
I have Kaspersky, but I never turn it on. I only use it occasionally for an on-demand scan of a suspicious download or file and the occasional system scan. The protection is never on at all. I haven't had a virus in years, and I surf a lot of porn and torrents. lol. It's all about knowing what sites you can trust.
more like just keeping a low profile.
 
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#46
Linux is good for browsing/watching porn sites. No need for an antivirus/antispyware/anticrap to safely browse them either ;)
 
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#47
Haven't had a virus since SP3 , then got a nasty virtumonde infection over the weekend- totally random while browsing innocent websites. Nothing I had could take it out (including nod32 and my manual removals... I just couldn't find all of it... so many files....). Malwarebytes' anti-malware got rid of it in the end. Better than spybot and adaware in my opinion- and I used to love them.
 

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#48
I run avast. Works very well for a freeware. I've been surfing for a lot of years and have not ever had a serious virus. Guess I've been lucky. ;)
 
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#49
:eek: "My computer keeps running slow, I don't understand...." :shadedshu
The number 1 statement, I don't download anything, I NEVER watch porn... :laugh:

Anyways, Avira also has a TON of false positives in testing...

But either way 150,000 is insane, most I have ever pulled is like 65k.

Antivirus, I'm a Kaspersky/Nod32 guy.

Personally I run Nod32 or nothing at all.
 
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#50
i like avast and spybot.