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Are you paying yearly for Anti Virus protection?

I know there are free ones but not as good , have being paying yearly McAfee, then discovered pay once for life for either 5 or 7 systems. Got them QVC or HSN. You can get a virus from facebook and other social sites What do you use ?

 
sunshine196

Asked by sunshine196 at 3:08 PM on Feb. 7, 2013 in Technology

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Answers (10)
  • I used to, but I've been using the free version of Avast for two years now with the same success.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 3:43 PM on Feb. 7, 2013

  • Hell no. Why would I pay for a substandard service when I can get one that actually works for free?
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 3:14 PM on Feb. 7, 2013

  • McAfee and Norton are viruses
    I use several free services to stay protected from Mal-Ware and viruses
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 3:11 PM on Feb. 7, 2013

  • No, I have use a free anti-virus & a separate free anti-malware.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 3:17 PM on Feb. 7, 2013

  • I use Norton
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:14 PM on Feb. 7, 2013

  • AVG free and Lavasoft ad-ware blocker. I don't pay for it. Norton and McAfee are crap. They shut down my PC until I deleted them.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 4:38 PM on Feb. 7, 2013

  • People still pay for AV and AM protection?

    I use Malwarebytes and Avira and have for years. I've never had a virus, ever.
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 6:32 PM on Feb. 7, 2013

  • I get mine free from Adobe updates and also from school sites (don't really have to be in school to get some of them). Microsoft also has a free one.


    Just google free antivirus for students and you'll see pages like:


    http://www.drury.edu/multinl/story.cfm?ID=24170&NLID=373

    hellokittykat

    Answer by hellokittykat at 9:06 PM on Feb. 7, 2013

  • i use free ones
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 4:25 PM on Feb. 8, 2013

  • feralxat I felt that way about both of them , they take over and do not protect so I changed .
    sunshine196

    Comment by sunshine196 (original poster) at 3:14 PM on Feb. 7, 2013

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