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Default Antivirus in Win7 - free and legal? - 07-24-2009, 09:21 AM

Hey people!

I just recently installed Win7 on my Mini 10V and it run's like a dream. However, I need to find a good and compatible antivirus suite, and I only use the free ones, since I am a rather poor student and I don't believe in software piracy, generally.

I tried installing Avast, which I used at my last installation, but it produces a lot of errors and it takes a lot of resources, so I had to remove it. Does anyone here run a free AV on 7, and in the case, which one - and where to down it?

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Default 07-24-2009, 10:02 AM

I use AVG, but not on my Mini, which runs FreeBSD and doesn't need an antivirus (or a firewall >.>). It's at

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Default 07-24-2009, 11:54 AM

Antivirus software (preferably free)

Running MSE although last time I checked the beta was full...

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Default 07-24-2009, 12:45 PM

Kaspersky has a beta for Win7 that I am running on my D630 laptop (installed with RC1)... so far so good.

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Default 07-24-2009, 03:08 PM

I've always been happy with avast! on my Win7 machine...Although, that is my main PC with 3GB RAM, 1TB HDD, and 3.5GHz processor .
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Default 07-24-2009, 04:40 PM

I run AVG and Spyware Terminator at the same time. Both free

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Default 07-26-2009, 03:56 PM

Some colleges and universities provide AV software to students and faculty for free. Ours hands out Trend Micro "OfficeScan." You might check with your computer support folks.
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Default 07-30-2009, 10:30 PM

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