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Old Nov 02, 2002, 06:41 PM
beardedwonder beardedwonder is offline
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Question Which Virus scanner take up less resources?

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I'm currently using Mcafee virus scan 5 and have seen that they've released 7 now! I was wondering if someone could tell which virus scanner takes up less system resources, Norton or Mcafee.

Old Nov 02, 2002, 07:23 PM
420 420 is offline
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both take up quite a bit ... but IMO, nothing can beat NAV on detection.
Old Nov 02, 2002, 08:39 PM
Badidoh Badidoh is offline
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I've used McAfee & Norton
McAfee found a few viruses on my comp that Norton didn't...
Old Nov 02, 2002, 08:55 PM
beardedwonder beardedwonder is offline
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Ok so, so far it's 1-1. I just want to be careful as i don't want to go out and buy one of them and then find out that i should've got the other!
Old Nov 03, 2002, 02:06 AM
ElaineM ElaineM is offline
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I'm going to move this to the Networking and Security forum for you. They've discussed this in detail there. I prefer NAV, although it's caused several conflicts over the years, usually hunting down a registry edit on symantec [b]EXTREMELY LARGE[/b] site. Lazza has links there about great free virus scanners also. I don't know where he finds this stuff! You might need to have a look around there though as Lazza is gone now on holiday.
Old Nov 03, 2002, 08:07 AM
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Takes no system resources other than having IE open,its always updated and best of all its free.Its all I use.

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