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I need a resource friendly anti-virus/spyware

By thehacker
Aug 18, 2007
  1. Hello friends,
    Me again. ahh..! I need a real resource friendly but good anti-virus/spyware. Right now i am using kaspersky latest version and AVG anti-spyware(full version). I think kaspersky is eating too much resources and so do avg(but lesser than kaspersky).
    So, i need a resourse friendly anti-virus. My system configurtion is Pentium D 2.8 ghz, 512 DDR2 ram, 128 MB 5200 agp card and 80gb SATA.
    Help! Thanks in advance.
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Maybe give these a try.

    Avast free antivirus programme.

    Comodo free firewall programme.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  3. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    You could try AVG Anti-virus too, Avast takes longer to do scans and it doesn't have a progress bar to show you when it's almost done :(
     
  4. thehacker

    thehacker TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 116

    i needed a resource friendly anti-spyware too......
     
  5. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

  6. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    Oh you said you needed a Spyware one too, I thought you ment you already had AVG anti-spyware :D
     
  7. thehacker

    thehacker TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 116

    which is most resource friendly among....AVG,Avast, Kaspersky and Dr.Web???
     
  8. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    I would say AVG, Avast has a animated ( sortof ) GUI so if your computer is low then it'll sortof lag, never tried kaspersky / Dr.Web
     
  9. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    AVG and Avast are both fairly resource friendly.

    As for Antispyware programmes, you should just run them when you want to. That way, they don`t make any additional demands on your system.

    Regards Howard :)
     
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