Grisoft Is Getting A Make Over!!

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by hayc59, Mar 7, 2005.

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  1. hayc59

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    A new website is under preparation
    Grisoft is preparing to launch a new web site for you that will bring many new functions, clearer information and improved navigation. As we are preparing our servers for this move, some of you might experience a short disconnection in our web site services. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to serving you better with the new web site.
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  2. wildman

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    :) If you could get AVG 7.0 to go a slight bit easier on the CPU usage, I would be back to using it in a flash. The AVG 7.0 apparently does not work that well in conjunction with older machines and operating systems. This is a shame, as I loved the AVG 6.0, but the AVG 7.0 does not work well with my older machine an operating system. I have been told it is because of the background usage of AVG 7.0. Couldn't something be done to cut back in this area?

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    I second that sooooooo much :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
     
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    AVG 7 is probably the easiest to use of the three free AV's that have a relatively complete feature set: AVG, Anti-Vir and Avast. Of those three, I believe only AVG will both do scheduled scans and automatic updating without resorting to the windows scheduler. What I noticed was not so much system slowdowns but very heavy memory usage for AVG, at just over 30MB.
     
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    :) Perhaps this is why each time I have installed it, my system slows to a crawl. Simple question, why the heavy memory use?

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  6. Wildman try AntiVir, its the smoothest and least resource hungry AV proggy I have used on my PIII 450MHZ 256 RAM pc. Auto updates and scans are easily setup via the AntiVir scheduler, no need to use the windows scheduler.
     
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    :D That's the one I currently am relegated to using. However have you tried to update that sucker lately? For the heck of it take a look at some of my post on AntiVir/PE's board, I have not had many kind words to say about their method of updating AntiVir/PE.

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  8. Yeah incremental updates or lack thereof dont bother me as Im on broadband but could be a pain for dialupers. I installed AntiVir on my sisters dialup pc which Im sure she is grateful for when she is downloading large updates hehe but since she had a pre installed Norton on her pc which had expired years ago and she had never bothered to renew LOL I dont really care what she thinks ahaha.
     
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    Hmmf...Have some pity, she's your SISTER! Give her something which she wont be troubled by....I can give PCC 2002.
     
  10. Hehe thanks for the offer but I have a KAV 5 key I dont use which I could give her but I think AntiVir will serve her well. Its interesting that I didnt find any viruses or trojans on her pc even though she had an expired Norton on her pc for the last several years lol maybe the fact she is female and doesnt surf the erotica sites meant she was less likely to encounter this type of malware. Her email was Hotmail so she was protected there. What I found was lots of adware and spyware which maybe says average users particularly female ones face more danger from this than they do from viruses and trojans. Maybe there is an academic study out there somewhere about the different malware males and females are likely to encounter lol its an interesting subject.
     
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    If you are right, I'm a hybrid.....I get only Adware and Trojans on my PC. And no, I dont surf all those erotica sites, but I do sometimes come across some pages which try to install some CAB files onto my PC...Trojans and Adware.

    Only once have I been infected with a virus - Redlof.

    Now dont tease me for being a hybrid OK?

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  12. mercurie

    mercurie A Friendly Creature

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    I think it is heavy too. I wish I had the answer for both of us. :doubt:
     
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