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    Default Kaspersky Anti Virus

    Anyone ever heard of or used Kaspersky Anti Virus? Claims to be better and faster than Norton or Macafee. I went out on a limb and installed it. Seems OK. I guess time will tell!

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    I would say anything is better and faster than the big names. I have used almost every brand and I have only found 1 that is any good. Try it and see for your self http://www.free-av.com/
    Oh and get the free one.
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    I did the free trial for kapersky & when it expired ti no longer works.
    Now I cant remove it to install new software.

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    This could be a dumb question, but did you goto add-remove programs. That will give you a list of programs that are installed on your system. If you can't remove it there then you are in trouble.

    I would try as a last resort: Install a real antivirus that doesn't have a time limit http://www.free-av.com/
    I have never had any problems with this and aslong as you keep it upto date you will be fine.
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    It was not in the add/remove list but i will find a way to delete it.

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    If it is starting up when the wintrash starts I would go into the starts menu>run program> type msconfig and select the tab that says startup and find it and uncheck it. That way it does not run when you start your system. If you install any other anti virus the new anti virus will trash your old anti virus as soon as you scan your system. That is why you can't run 2 at once (just so you know).

    I would also check your programs folder in c: drive and find its folder you might find the uninstall file.

    This is one of the many reasons why LINUX is BETTER.

    40,000 WIN viruses in 2007. If you or any one else is not running any security you will be infected or taken over in 15sec or less.

    Oh and I hope you have a happy holiday and a great new year.
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    AVG is another good free antivirus...
    Zonealarm is a good free firewall...

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    Quote Originally Posted by markts30 View Post
    AVG is another good free antivirus...
    Zonealarm is a good free firewall...
    I have used AVG in the past with win98-ME did not like it then and never gave it another chance.

    I do run ZoneAlarm it is one of the best out. It is very user friendly. It is also beginner friendly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick88 View Post
    I have used AVG in the past with win98-ME did not like it then and never gave it another chance.

    I do run ZoneAlarm it is one of the best out. It is very user friendly. It is also beginner friendly.
    thanks 88 I will try that and let you know.

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    AntiVirPE:http://antivirus.about.com/od/antivi.../aatpavwin.htm
    ZoneAlarm:http://www.consumersearch.com/www/software/firewalls/
    SpyBotS&D+Ad-Aware:http://www.download.com/sort/3150-8022-0-1-4.html
    The reviews are in I am not one to say I have all the answers, but my computer has been running 4-5yrs with out problems. I also have a teen age kid with 3yrs of running. I also have many other people friends and family that run these items and they have not had problems for several years.

    Well the best way to not have any need for the above items is to just switch Os's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operating_system from Wintrash to Linux
    Last edited by patrick88; 12-25-2007 at 05:40 PM.
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    I installed kaspersky in my pc but system got too slow so i removed that. my pc not supporting to avg7.5 showing 1 error, i tried much as well and avg is my favorite so what do i do?

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    I finally removed kapersky and going to try your recamendation Pat.
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by parry View Post
    I installed kaspersky in my pc but system got too slow so i removed that. my pc not supporting to avg7.5 showing 1 error, i tried much as well and avg is my favorite so what do i do?
    I would assume you are running winXP. I know sometimes removing a program in win then reinstalling it will solve some problems.

    If you are not running winXP you could be hitting the wall everybody will hit Now on because Microtrash doesn't support anything older than XP and XP is going out in 2010. Time to pay up and upgrade.
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    Pat,can change win to linux?

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    AVG is an excellent program to use. I've been running it for years now with no issues. It's also free. Another wonderful program is ad-aware , it's free as well and will remove all spyware from your system.
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