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Malcolm 03-05-2007 07:48 PM

Re: Norton ditched, Avast there!
 
On 5 Mar 2007 11:42:43 -0800
"Sir to you" <jhallinan@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mar 4, 5:57 pm, "Bobs" <mcaula...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mar 4, 10:52 am, "julie j" <jetlag.ju...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > > I got sick of the clunky Nortons. As it was coming up for renewal
> > > at a cost of more than $100, I decided to ditch it.

> >
> > > The latest NetGuide recommended Avast!4 Home Edition as an
> > > excellent freeware.

> >
> > > I loaded it, and on its first scan it picked up viruses Nortons
> > > hadn't found on my system,

> >
> > > My PC also starts up in a fraction of the time it took with
> > > Nortons.

> >
> > > So far, it's very good.

> >
> > > Does anyone else used this, and if so, are there any problems I
> > > might expect?

> >
> > > (I don't call the American male voice announcing he's found a
> > > virus a problem, yet, he's a rather cute feature).

> >
> > Nortons is bloated rubbish. Avast and AVG are much better, and
> > they're both free.- Hide quoted text -
> >
> > - Show quoted text -

>
> AVG is not free - the avg website asks for money to download it. Am i
> right?
>

No, see the free grisoft site: http://free.grisoft.com/doc/1

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