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Old 02-02-2013, 11:14 PM   #11
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Microsoft's version is free, and no worse than the scam norton, or Mcafee
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I stick with Avast. It is free and doesn't junk up a system like norton and macaffie. AVG isn't up to par anymore I've cleand up to many computers for friends that had AVG and got bit.
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I've had all the big name antivirus programs. Everyone of them let me down.
Someone in the know told me to download Microsoft Security Essentials. I did, and haven't had a problem since.

And it's free!!
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:47 PM   #14
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So, was this a "lubricated" Trojan or a plain one?? Did it come in a three pack or a dozen???
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I stick with Avast. It is free and doesn't junk up a system like norton and macaffie. AVG isn't up to par anymore I've cleand up to many computers for friends that had AVG and got bit.
Yeah I highly suggest Avast! as I have used it for years and it always does a great job. I would avoid McAfee and Norton, too many people have issues with them and they are the first things to be removed from my new pc's when I get them. Plus, Avast! is free, though if you really prefer to upgrade there is a version you can buy. Though, my outfit has never required an upgrade.
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I got the same thing here and the only thing that removed it was roguekiller
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I have a bad mental picture of something sticking to your puter screen

Never had a problem with malware.
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Alright, I'm confused. I thought trojans prevented a virus. :0
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Alright, I'm confused. I thought trojans prevented a virus. :0
I does as long as it doesn't have a hole in it
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I've had free Norton Security Suite through Comcast for a few years now and have had no issues. Hated Norton many years ago as it was a complete system pig, but they seem to have made it much more efficient and slimmer. McAfee has tanked.

My company also recommends SuperAntiSpyWare over or in addition to MalwareBytes. MB missed a trojan on my laptop once and SASW picked it up right away. I guess there's nothing perfect.
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