what is a good antivirus for a laptop?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by nullend_void, Sep 4, 2004.

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  1. nullend_void

    nullend_void Registered Member

    Aug 23, 2004
    i just want to know what your suggestions are.. btw, my laptop is running at 1.8gh athlon64 and 512mb 333mhz ram already using sp2 :) any advice would be appreciated..

    btw.. right now im using f-prot and for some reason, the real time scanner either fails to start during startup or closes randomly..
  2. RejZoR

    RejZoR Registered Member

    May 31, 2004
    I recommend that you first try to find out why F-Prot is not working as it should. Contact F-Prot support. Its a good and light AV.
  3. iwod

    iwod Registered Member

    Jun 25, 2004
    Did you update it to the nextest version? Mine is running fine on my laptop.
  4. VikingStorm

    VikingStorm Registered Member

    Jun 7, 2003
    In your case, you basically have a desktop replacement laptop calibre, so whatever is best for the desktop is the best for you. (Unless you are trying to save battery power)

    I would make sure you have the latest version of F-Prot, since you have both Athlon64 and SP2, meaning the extra security features are enabled that might conflict. (though I don't see why it would)
  5. I sugest you to download a DEMO of the ViRobot Expert from HauriInc www.globalhauri.com it is a very good antivirus and it has a spyware engine and antispam integrated.

    Try it and tell us your experience about the Hauri Antivirus.
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