avg 7.5 Free - Death rumours 'greatly exaggerated'?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Vladimyr, Mar 9, 2009.

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  1. Vladimyr

    Vladimyr Registered Member

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    While I'm in no way encouraging anyone to install this outdated-but-missed-by-many program, it's still being updated daily on one of my test rigs, with no popups or anything else prompting me to get rid of it.

    I wonder if they'll actually continue support until April when 7.5 Pro is scheduled for the scrap-heap?
     
  2. Pinga

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    Still working fine here too. As long as it uses the same definitions as 8.5, I beg to differ on the word 'outdated' :)
     
  3. progress

    progress Guest

    But AVG 7.5 has no spyware detection? :rolleyes:
     
  4. gery

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    Antimalware 7.5 has
     
  5. nomarjr3

    nomarjr3 Registered Member

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    I don't see anything wrong with migrating to AVG 8.5

    It's not resource extensive like what the media say.
    Try it for yourself, and you will see the improvements :D

    It also has improved detection with a built-in AS and improved heuristics.

    Sure, the interface is flashy, but it's not like it's a hassle or anything.
    And they already fixed the bug with regards to the disconnecting updates.
     
  6. gery

    gery Registered Member

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    As far as detection it is really questionable because there is not, at least not according to VB or something similar. Myself see it going downstairs a lot in respect of
    1-speed
    2-browsing
    3-healing
    and support.
    i have a licence of it and each time i install it, it gives me some hard time when it doesn't even detect some worms or simple infections from the flash drive. the free might be a better choice
     
  7. nomarjr3

    nomarjr3 Registered Member

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    I tried out AVG 8.5 Free Edition.
    So I have no complains :D
    It didn't have any significant slowdown in my old XP system whatsoever.
     
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