Best anti virus for music makers?

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Sales Dude McBoob
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Post by Sales Dude McBoob » Wed May 28, 2008 2:25 pm

Funkstar De Luxe wrote:
doc holiday wrote:
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Post by Precision » Wed May 28, 2008 9:28 pm

I agree with t'fool: can't beat Nod-32, it's just awesome. Otherwise, Avast as a freebie :)
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Post by ethios4 » Wed Oct 29, 2008 2:58 am

Yea, not being connected to the internet is a good idea, but I just got a worm off my USB stick that I guess I got from a friend's computer when I brought some tracks over for him to listen to. I only found out about the virus because I plugged the USB stick into another friend's computer and his AV immediately popped up a warning about the worm.

So now I'm trying out Avast...my first time with an AV program after so long on computers. I just thought I was safe being really careful on the net, but apparently having a promiscuous USB stick will get you into trouble as well.

So far I've been pleased with Avast.....did a bootscan and eliminated the worm no problem. My fear is that the AV will cause some problem during performance, but if I turn it off it should be fine?

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Post by Donnie » Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:09 am

Yeah, definitely turn it off before running any type of intensive application. Only have it on when you are surfing the net, copying/installing files from questionable sources, to do a scan, exc exc.

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Post by Atomikat » Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:24 am

Sales Dude McBoob wrote:
Funkstar De Luxe wrote:
doc holiday wrote:
+1... :wink:

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Post by Low Frequency Obstinator » Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:52 am

longjohns wrote:yes

no internet on the music computer

that is the best
+1

and...dont use cracked software.
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Post by blank » Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:21 am

Atomikat wrote:
Sales Dude McBoob wrote:
Funkstar De Luxe wrote:
+1... :wink:

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