Buy an antivirus #2

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by kloshar, Feb 4, 2004.

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  1. kloshar

    kloshar Registered Member

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    OK, LowWaterMark
    that wasn't fair. Don't lock the thread again.

    And the question: Have you already buy an antivirus software? Which one, how much did it cost, where did you buy it?

    Lamers: this isn't place for you. We will DELETE every post connected with cracks, serials ...
     
  2. meneer

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    I bought CA Etrust EZ online. Why? Good scanner and the cheapest commercial product with good VB100% results (very low renewal rates too).
     
  3. optigrab

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    I bought NOD32 online from ESET. Can't recall exactly the cost (~29US?). I also like and use F-prot DOS (free) and Bitdefender free. Have McAfee on office laptop, though I didn't choose it or pay for it.

    May I ask how this info is interesting, kloshar?
     
  4. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    I have 3 AVs for which I purchased licenses- F-Prot, DrWeb, & EZ. I also use AntiVir-PE, which is free.
     
  5. kloshar

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    I wanted to make that forum interesant. You all have lot of experiences with a-v programs so I was wondering how many of you did already buy one. Don't be angry.
     
  6. the Tester

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    I buy my security programs off-line(thru postal mail).

    Last year I bought RAV, KAV Personal 4.5, and Dr.Web.
    Each time I purchased a license thru a US partner(reseller).
     
  7. Detox

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    I'm still an AVG user but I hope to purchase NOD32; maybe this year.
     
  8. solarpowered candle

    solarpowered candle Registered Member

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    My first year online I purchased MC Afee .
    second year KaV Lite
    This year Im trying e Trust promo (free)
    Next year I may purchase AVK Pro
     
  9. Peaches4U

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    Hi Kloshar ... I currently use AVG by Grisoft [free version} and that combined with ZoneAlarm Pro which has a Mailsafe feature which works like a charm - gives me all the protection I need for my purposes. Added to this security a bit of common sense when it comes to attachments & surfing, proper configurations, and I am sailing along like a sailboat in the wind without incident. ;)

    http://www.gifs.net/animate/sailboat.gif
     
  10. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    I am currently useing mcafee and bitdefender free But I have just installed linux and I will look around and see which on I want for that. I purchased mcafee online and the linux antivirus is free from several vendors.
     
  11. Here whe go again....

    just download a serial or crack from a warez site, and it will give you awsome soft for free !!

    Mickey
     
  12. LowWaterMark

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    Oh, come on Mickey. :rolleyes:

    Is that all you are about, stealing software? That's really too bad. A lot of people work hard to produce products they can sell, which in turn helps them live out in the world, supporting themselves and their families.

    But, some other people just steal these things, and very often when they could easily afford to buy them.

    Your advice will be ignored by the honest people on this forum.

    You have a nice day.
     
  13. No comments LWM.

    I'm keep my mouth (and fingers) shut.

    I don't promote stealing, but just like to point out "alternatives".

    over & out.
     
  14. Madsen DK

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    IMO, the same as promote stealing :mad:
     
  15. trialman

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    well for me there are plenty AVs giving 30 days trial, so when first AV reaches its end (30 days), simply install another one (means another 30 days) and so on after a year or so normally OS collects a lot of garbage, therefore I always FORMAT and install fresh. and start again with 30 days trial business.
     
  16. illukka

    illukka Spyware Fighter

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    of the worst kind
    and we( the licensed paying customers) pay for your free software.
    come on you're lame and keep your bs off this board.

    question: mods/admins, can i do foul language in finnish? this guy deserves it...
     
  17. wizard

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    I agree he deserves it but we better leave the "foul language" out this time. ;)

    wizard
     
  18. subratam

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    1st on the topic,

    I myself trial different AVs, and thats only to check out the different functions and characteristics and increase my knowledge and options

    but I have my AVG Proffesional single edition which I bought being impressed by the free version... oh ya I do wish to buy NOD/KAV lemme see...

    Now.... the sub-topic.. which is now gettin too much
    (kloshar... LWM dun remove or stop threads but only for valid reasons... Mickey ... or may I say... Tricky.. wasnt doin the needful..anyway you see the reason again... and now rite... honest people will "put any derogatory word you like" thoz advices...)

    illukka... do you actually think.. foul languages will stop this mickies??... huh... you dun degrade yourself mate

    hmmm.....
    ----->--->
    another alternative?? huh...

    just thought to end my post by


    I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
    --George Washington
     
  19. LowWaterMark

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    Okay, let's all just focus on the main topic of the thread now. There's enough posted already against the idea of stealing software as an alternative, so let's just get back to kloshar's original question from here on...
     
  20. illukka

    illukka Spyware Fighter

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    no i don't think it would stop these mickies, but it would make me feel better :)

    there's enough of warez/crack forums on the net.. we can keep wilders warez free!

    one thing is good about warez sites though--> i get a lot of new malware from those
     
  21. subratam

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    cheers
     
  22. gerardwil

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    Hi all,

    About AV software:

    I bought AVK 12 Pro (RAV/KAV engine). With my new motherboard a complete version of PC-cillin was delivered (1 year updates). I am also a registered user of Sys. Mech. Pro which (surprise) also included Panda Platinum (1 year updates). Further on i have Bit Defender home edition.
    AVK is always on, because its the only one who can scan my e-mail. Bitdefender scans my downloads.
    All three are doing a daily system scan.
    All three updates automatically up to few times a day.
    Maybe a funny composition but it protects my system well so far.
    In the past i used NAV but i wasnt satisfied.

    Greetings

    Gerard
     
  23. Tinribs

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    I sure hope you dont have all these av products running 'on access' and active all at once!
     
  24. gerardwil

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    Hi Tinribs,

    :), Only AVK "on acces" and for Thunderbird.
     
  25. solarpowered candle

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    Hey Kev welcome back
     
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