AV resource question...

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by SimonCC, Sep 13, 2005.

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  1. SimonCC

    SimonCC Registered Member

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    DR.web and f-protect - which is the lighter? I am considering installing on of these on my girlfriends laptop. Its only 600mhz with 256 ram and so I want something very very light - she was using antivir but the update function was starting to annoy!

    thanks,

    Simon. :D
     
  2. ronjor

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    Do you mean F-Prot? Dr.Web or F-Prot are very light.
     
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    DrWeb & F-Prot are the lightest AV's i have ever tried, so you are considering the right ones, it will be down to personal taste. :)
     
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    hehe, I mean f-prot, for some reason my brain insists its called f-protect! Ok so both are good then, I gather that the differance in resource usage is marginal then...
     
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    Marginal. Give them a try. :)
     
  6. SimonCC

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    will do, thanks for the advice everyone. :cool:

    Simon
     
  7. SimonCC

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    Just d/l the trial of f-prot and its great - deffinately nice and light! However, I just checked the AV-Comparatives and it says that f-prot does not have any dialler protection, this worries me a bit. Any comments?

    S.
     
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    If the laptop is used for business, it probably shouldn't be a concern. If used to download software or music files, etc, it might be a concern.
     
  9. SimonCC

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    ahhh!! Knew it was to good to be true, think im gonna check out dr.web then
     
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