What was your first AV?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by cp4eva, Jul 5, 2007.

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  1. lucas1985

    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    Sorry to hear that. F-Prot for DOS has always been rock-solid in my systems.
     
  2. pykko

    pykko Registered Member

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    Norton. :D At that time I was amazed by the big number of defs he had: 40.000 :p ... and I also had no idea that it should get updated via internet. I thought it was amazing and uninvincible as it was. :D
     
  3. Escalader

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    Hi Big!

    You made the identical post I was going to make.
    3 floppy's for the "real" Norton.
    Memory is fuzzy but it ran under W95 or even MS DOS. :thumb:
     
  4. MR X

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    nod32 was my 1st and is still my only AV i have used. don't get me wrong i have tested orthers out. but only to see what the orthers had to offer. but i still remain an eset customer.
     
  5. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    loyalty should always be rewarded

    lol ;)

    couldn't resist o_O
     
  6. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    All I will say about what it ran on was that it was a long time ago;)
     
  7. TonyKlein

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    Very first was McAfee, then Norton for two years or so.

    Ancient history. ;)
     
  8. Lasse88

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    Does it count if i had to remove the antivirus igain because it did slow down my computer so much that it was unusable... If yes, then my first antivirus was NORTON.. (didnt even have it on the computer in 30 min (and i used most of thoose 30 min to remove norton igain and restart the computer)

    And after getting tid of Norton, i searched for a free program and got told AVG was a good free program, so i installed AVG..
     
  9. dw2108

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    For me, it was F-Prot so far back that even the RealTime Protector was free, and it came out of www[dot]complex[dot]is. This was back in the days when ALL of the AV defs and necessary files would fit on a 720 KB floppy to create a rescue disk.

    Dave
     
  10. cheber

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    Norton for many years, I think I used Mcafee for a short time. (this was so long ago, sometime in the 90s)
    NOD32 a year, then back to Norton.
    AVG Free a few months and now finally AntiVir PE.
     
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  11. tsilo

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    I think will be good decision to list AV-s that way we can vote which one was our first and current :)
     
  12. Sputnik

    Sputnik Registered Member

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    My first AV's:

    on-demand: F-Prot
    on-access: F-Secure
     
  13. kinwolf

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    Woaw, that was long ago! Not sure if it's right but I think it was Command AV in the DOS days. Microsoft MS-DOS Anti-Virus after that.
     
  14. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    I forgot to mention in my previous post that my first few computers didn't have and didn't need an antivirus since there weren't any viruses you needed to worry about :D
     
  15. Technodrome

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    Mine was IRIS AntiVirus. ;)


    tD
     
  16. Arin

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    it was pc-cillin :D love at first sight!

    By the I'm just curious, did any of you actually used the McAfee antivirus powered by Avast engine?
     
  17. colorado13

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    RAV Antivirus and F Prot for DOS ;)
     
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  18. ajcstr

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    McAfee under Windows 3.1 - Just eaked out IBM's product though I can't remember the name of that one.
     
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    mcafee av
     
  20. JonPaulOnLine

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    Norton

    pfffffff
     
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