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  1. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    put avast on my laptop couple months ago, solved alot of problems.

    my desktop was getting killed with svchost usage & errors, so i unistalled avg & installed avast, its like a brand new puter.
     
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    Pstruct New Member Banned User

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    Stay away from the bad porno sites :c
     
  3. Mur

    Mur soon Gold

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    I like Microsoft security essentials.
     
  4. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    which ones are bad? i'm thinking the gay & tranny ones?:dontknow:
     
  5. Apple the cat

    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    Love Avast- even the free version is better than most of the pay AV's out there, with a lot less bullshit involved. Used to run Zonealarm, constanty having to stop and clear alerts, after fourth virus got past it, said fuck it and loaded Avast on a friend's advice- no virus has gotten through it in over a year.
     
  6. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    i ran avg complete scan & found usual bs but it didn't clear up my svchost problems then installed avanst & it fixed it right up.
    avanst now is the leading download off cnet
     
  7. BleedingGums

    BleedingGums Fesh Fox Faggot VIP

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    Ya I've used avast since 2006

    No problems on multiple computers :yes:
     
  8. beatlejaws

    beatlejaws nowhere poster

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    i have avast on my older laptop. my cable company gave me macafee for free for this one
     
  9. SeXtion 8

    SeXtion 8 New Member VIP

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    Avast
    Spyware Blaster
    Spybot
    Malwarebytes
    Ccleaner
    Firefox with adblock plus,noscript and better privacy addons

    Not one issue in years.
     
  10. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    avast! has been my savior since I got Windows 7 back in 2009.

    It runs great with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and CCleaner (Firefox with adblock plus,noscript and better privacy addons.....I dun stole that line from SeXtion 8) to keep my PC running 24/7.

    TY. :coffee:
     
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    SeXtion 8 New Member VIP

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    HA!
     
  12. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    <Rep> :low2:
     
  13. DisturbedOne

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    Avast picked up a virus the other day and deleted it, most of the time it blocks them before it even has to delete them, best free AV out there for years running.