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PostPosted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:01 am 
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steviejoiner74 wrote:
One of the few advantages of my iPad is no ant virus software is needed!


Are you sure? https://www.theiphonewiki.com/wiki/Malware_for_iOS

I use something free on my Windows box. Currently AVG (BT customers are allowed many free licenses) but Windows Defender is also OK.


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@ someone-else. I'd also noticed AVG taking ages to perform a scan of late; today it updated to the latest version and instead of 40 minutes to scan th 'puter it took less than 5 minutes.

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I know this is probably not helpful, but I have only run various flavours of Linux since 1994, and I have never used an anti-virus program (and never paid for any software either).

Unless there is a specific piece of software you need, no-one needs to fork out ££ for a M$ OS. There will always be Apple fanboys so if you fancy OSX - each to their own I guess.

Download a 'live' CD/memory card/USB stick image (meaning you don't need to install anything on your PC) from for instance Fedora or Ubuntu and try it.


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Kaspersky - been on it for 6 or 7 years now. Prior to that I used McCaffee for a long time. Stuck with Windows because my CAD runs on Windows and I really don't want to learn a new CAD/CAM package.

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