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Old December 13, 2006, 07:57 AM
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Symantec Corporate edition... thank-you Waterloo ;)
Seriously?

I havn't used any of their products since WIN98se. They were getting to bloated. Are the new versions better or is there something special about that Corporate Ed.?
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Old December 13, 2006, 06:48 PM
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corporate is a barebones, no fluff anti-virus program that has nothing but the core search/definitions of Symantec.

Also, no activation and no expiry :p
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Hmm... Ok, i'll have to give it a go then. Sounds interesting.
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Great my 14 year old niece was on my computer and infected me with @ least 2 Trojans and 1 worm:(
Nice AVG fails to detect them:(, maybe it is time to find a new anti-virus program.
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I looked aroung town for antivirus for my new system hoping to try something new becasue I am so sick of Symantec and their myriad of running processes slowing everthing down, but I couldn't find any good alternatives here in town so I said to hell with it and bought norton-- I'm mad at myself for caving-- I should have ordered something online. Everything is quite noticably slower now-. Is the coporate version much leaner?
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Just in case folks can't find the link, here's several for the free edition....

http://www.majorgeeks.com/AVG_Free_Edition_d886.html
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Avast for the win :) Try it.. its free
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Well I have tried both and IMO AVG is a Little better for user friendly, I think I am going to take UNESCO advice and try Corporate ED.
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I have 3 computers - one I use specifically for downloading and surfing (its not listed in my sig) On that computer and my Blackmamba rig, I use Avast + Trend AntiSpyware 3.5 + Windows firewall + windows defender

On my Cyclops rig I don't use anything ( I used Avast + Trend AntiSpyware, but found I was shutting them down all the time before playing games, and I never had an alert from either of them) - I dont open attachments from anyone I dont know (even if I do know them I'm very wary) and I dont go to websites other than the forums I'm a member of and various computer Tech sites. Also, I'm the only one who uses my computer (Cyclops): If a guest comes over and wants to check their e-mail or whatever, they use the "Dirtybird" (my name for the House Computer)

IMHO, being careful and using common sense go a long way to preventing infections.
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Symantec Corporate edition... thank-you Waterloo ;)
It is way better than its Norton bros
Light on resources and not a hoggy picky thing.
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