free virus protection?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by virus1, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. virus1 macrumors 65816

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    what virus protection do yall use? how much did it cost? where did you get it? any free alternatives?

    remember, kids... use protection.. :rolleyes: :D
     
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    I used to run Virex through .Mac, but now I use nothing.

    EDIT: WAIT, your talking about Windows. My bad. I still use nothing.
     
  4. virus1 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    ya i meant on windows.. i would never need virus protection on os x..
     
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    ooh i just found out comcast subscribers get free mcAfee virus services, so i'm gonna go with that :D.. thanks everyone..
     
  8. iCeQuBe macrumors regular

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    Noooo. Not McAfee!!! Go with AVG it is alot better and free!!!!! McAfee is too intrusive.
     
  9. AnthonyKinyon macrumors regular

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    I second the vote for AVG

    I would suggest AVG as some other posters here have done. I use it on my Mac with XP SP 2 just fine and have used it for years on Windows boxes. There are some other free antivirus packages out there too.
     
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    I use Norton antivirusor symantec i m nto sure i think they are the same(in my windows machine), and i get it for free from my university, most unis do...do you go to school, or know anyone that goes to school?
     
  11. Neil321 macrumors 68040

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    Did you not notice the date of the last post ?, if they haven't got a AV installed by now ( windows side of things ) it'll be long dead by now

    Also i hope you realize that Norton is probably the worst thing you could possibly install on your Mac ? & probably just as bad on windows machines ( though i've never used it )
     

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