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post #1 of 42 (permalink) Old 08-18-04, 09:28 PM Thread Starter
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I had nortons, and the rego run out .... any good freeware around ?? recomendations??

i use ZONE ALARM, SPYBOT AND SPYWARE BLASTER as well, but feel naked without an AV!!
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ummmm free ones, umm i think theres a pretty good free one called TrendMicro house call or something like that, its apparently good stuff

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im interested in ones that people have tried. so i can compare
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ive just looked through trend micros site, looks nice, i even remember using it before thus why it came to me after reading ur post, and also i got a mate that uses it a fair bit and he only speaks highly of it, so yeah, oh heres the link

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/

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Try http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php/doc/2/.

Its called AVG and has always worked for me and my customers.

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Well I use Zone Alarm Security Suite which is firewall and anti-virus and I tihnk its great, its not exactly free though
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well im in the process of running this one
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
and i must say GOD DAMN!!!!!! ive already found 57 TROJAN KREEPER.Q virus' and 1 TROJAN NEXT.B which has the potential to kill my pc completely and send files to third parties i thought my pc was already clean. my advice is that everyone check their PC to see what they really have.
what i have isnt that bad in the scheme of things but the fact they are there is enough for me.

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yeah i was sure it was a good one

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cheers, sounds good to me ill give it a run and see..
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Trojans suck I have the trojan "Startpage.EV" and I cannot delete it, no virus scanner has been able to get rid of it and i'vce searched on the net on how to get rid of it but nothing has worked, so if anyone knows anything about getting rid of it that would be awesome Here is a link to info about it
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