View Poll Results: What Virus Scanner Do You Use

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  • Norton

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  • CA

    1 3.70%
  • Mcafee

    3 11.11%
  • Other

    6 22.22%

Which Virus Scanner?

This is a discussion on Which Virus Scanner? within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; I was just wondering which virus scanner do you people use? I personally use CA eTrust....

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    Which Virus Scanner?

    I was just wondering which virus scanner do you people use? I personally use CA eTrust.
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    mcaffee and norton

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    I personally prefer Norton Antivirus.
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    I like norton a lot more the mcaffee. It requires a lot less user actions to keep it updated.

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    avg (the free version, of course )
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    I also use Norton.

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    I'm attending Drexel this fall. I downloaded Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition from their ftp sever. I haven't had any problems with it.
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    I don't use virus scanners or firewalls. I've only had 3 viri in about 5+ years - all disinfected manually, of course.
    The world is waiting. I must leave you now.

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    Norton AV 2002 on the desktop and AVG Free Edition on the laptop.

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    Originally posted by Shadow
    viri
    That's not a word!

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    Originally posted by BMJ
    That's not a word!
    Well excuuuuuuuuse me. Fine...

    > I've only had 3 viri
    "I've only had 3 electronic creepy crawlers...."

    Better?
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    >>viri
    it's spelled virii right bmj?

    i don't use any of the above, i use spybot for spyware, otherwise i've never had a virus in my 8 years of owning a windows machine.
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    Since Norton doesnt want to be nice , I use AVG, and have been using it for about a year. It gets the job done.

    If Norton worked, however, I would be using it.
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    Originally posted by Waldo2k2
    >>viri
    it's spelled virii right bmj?

    i don't use any of the above, i use spybot for spyware, otherwise i've never had a virus in my 8 years of owning a windows machine.
    You tell me

    - edit -
    In light of waldo2k2's clarification, I have edited my post.
    Last edited by Shadow; 08-23-2003 at 11:45 PM.
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    it was an inside joke between me and bannana man shadow...relax
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