Best solution for older PC?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Zimzi, Oct 11, 2005.

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  1. Zimzi

    Zimzi Registered Member

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    Yes I know this was discussed a few times but, please, consider this topic as a kind of recapitulation of previous similar topics. :D

    What is the best antivirus solution for older PC (Celeron 800 Mhz, 256 RAM, Windows 98/Me):

    EZ Antivirus 2005 - AVG Free - Avast Free - Some other lite and free antivirus tool

    Thanks in advance and do not forget - your opinion is important! :D
     
  2. Honyak

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    If you are a reasonably safe surfer, EZ will do the trick and is very light. The others Avast & AVG, would be okay (better detection IMO) and also DrWeb (paid).
    Not sure what effect Avast would have on 800mhz with 256mb ram, probly minimal though.
     
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    EZ or F-Prot will do the trick. Just use the trials and see what you like best. Remember you can register EZ free if you're legit Microsoft Windows user :)
     
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    One of my system is celeron 400 and 126 MB ram, I run mcafee virusscan enterprise 8.0i, mcafee snti-spyware module 8.0, opera as web browser, windows SP2 and firewall, and Ad-Aware se Personal
    And thats the best security configurtaion I found. I tried the above comments before, but this is the lightest solution.
    Also Nod32 is fine but not as much as mcafee virusscan enterprise 8.0i
     
  6. Blackcat

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    Unfortunately this is not available to the majority of Home users.
    But NOD is a commercial scanner.

    F-prot for DOS or Dr Web's CureIT would be a good backup for your Win 98 system, together with the free eTrust EZ AV as your primary scanner, if you are a safe surfer. If you visit more risky sites then Avast or Antivir may be a better choice than EZ.
     
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