opinions: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 7.289

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Al, we have a netgear firewall router, well 2 of them actually cause 1 is wireless. Seems to work fantastic cause when I disable my Mcafee firewall and do any kind of internet test, the router blocks everything.
 

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"Al, we have a netgear firewall router, well 2 of them actually cause 1 is wireless. Seems to work fantastic cause when I disable my Mcafee firewall and do any kind of internet test, the router blocks everything." I have a Netgear Rauter for 4 + years. I can tellyou 100% for sure it doesn't block tracking cookies or even malicious cookies. I can almost guarantee you that you will pick up a dozen tracking cookies in the span of a few hours, even surfing only relatively safe sites. (Try Ad-AWARE) I'm certainly not an expert, but the only thing I think a router will do is block open ports from hackers. I have checked my router's operation and I don't have any pingable ports open.
 
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Spent months perusing message boards, anti-virus engine reviews, seeking, pondering, then read some more. I noticed a large number of techno-geeks, the chaps who code for a living or run the IT department for a corporations, using on their own computers Nod32 from Eset. Have used it for 3 years. Pleased with the program. Firm believer in the "yah' gets whatcha' pays for" adage. I gladly pay the $29 bux or whatever yearly fee for virus signature updates. Of course, your mileage may vary.
 
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AVG is great with mine, never a problem I schedule my scans for middle of night, and that way resources are not a problem. Norton is a resource hog and very innefficient, McAffee just plain conflicts too much with other programs, and just try to uninstall Panda software... Just my Humble Experiences....
 
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Very impressed with Panda Titanium Internet Security 2006. I'm in IT and see just about everything and this is s good as it get's currently. SpywareBlaster for blocking SW and as good as you need without getting a hardware firewall which is the best IMO.
 
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On one of my other forums we found a virus in our file archives. Out of nearly every antivirus program in existence (including the paid subscription ones that were most recently updated) only AVG found it. I highly recommend AVG.
 
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