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Old February 24, 2008, 05:14 PM
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I have been looking around recently for a free bundle of antivirus, spyware, malware, etc protection. Is AVG Free Edition, Comodo Firewall, Threatfire, and Windows Defender a good free bundle of tools to keep my computer protected? And would it be easy on my system resources?
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Old February 24, 2008, 05:16 PM
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What do I use?

My router.

If I'm feelng my system has become compromised then I'll run Avast/Bit Defender but thats it.
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Old February 24, 2008, 05:21 PM
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I only use AVG Free and Spybot S&D....and those two compliment each other great!! Windows Defender kinda sucks...as a resource hog....
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Old February 25, 2008, 07:10 AM
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I only use AVG Free and Spybot S&D....and those two compliment each other great!! Windows Defender kinda sucks...as a resource hog....
Exactly the same here, can't beat it in terms of free protection for your computer.
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Old February 25, 2008, 09:46 AM
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i used to use AVG, then i migrated to avast when avg pissed me off. Now i am in love with bit-defender even there paid version isn't that expensive ($30)
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Old February 25, 2008, 09:59 AM
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i used to use AVG, then i migrated to avast when avg pissed me off. Now i am in love with bit-defender even there paid version isn't that expensive ($30)
Bitdefender Free a/v doesn't do RT scanning :(
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Old February 25, 2008, 11:02 AM
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I have been using AVG for years now, I don't think I would go with anything else at this point. I haven't had a virus in many years now, but I like to have that protection there just in case.
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Old February 25, 2008, 01:29 PM
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I have been looking around recently for a free bundle of antivirus, spyware, malware, etc protection. Is AVG Free Edition, Comodo Firewall, Threatfire, and Windows Defender a good free bundle of tools to keep my computer protected? And would it be easy on my system resources?
You might try Spybot S&D instead of Windows Defender. Its a really good spyware tool, one of the best IMO. AVG is good, but I haven't used the other two programs.
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Old February 25, 2008, 05:24 PM
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If you catch Kaspersky on sale, it's around $10/PC, which works out to roughly $1/month ... Way better than anything free ...

If I were to go free, I'd probably go w/ a router (firewall), AVG/Avast!, and Spybot S&D/Spyware Terminator ...
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AVG, router and Spybot.
I all ways have hijack this on hand too.
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