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Greatest (free) anti-virus for a NETBOOK

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I do know now we have had the dialogue about most well-liked anti-virus software program a thousand instances. However I ask the query once more, from a unique perspective.

Q. What ought to I placed on my netbook? (Atom N280).

(On my workstation I take advantage of McAfee Enterprise that I’m very proud of.)

I attempted the McAfee Enterprise on the netbook however it’s a no-go. It retains freezing and bringing the machine to a crawl, esp.with webbrowsing. And I can see the offender, MCShield is up at 50%. (Hogging the entire netbook after all, as a result of 50% is definitely 95% in sensible phrases for an Atom. This can be a HT machine not twin core).

So McAfee has to come back off. What ought to I placed on? Keep in mind, that is for a netbook and never a desktop.

 

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I have been utilizing Avast and Malwarbytes on my Asus 900HA netbook with no drawback. Neither (besides whereas doing full scans after all) appear to have any affect on efficiency.
 

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I take advantage of Avast! 4 Dwelling on my X31 (in addition to the quad). I do know my laptop computer is not a netbook, however it’s fairly gradual (1.4ghz Pentium M), and Avast has no destructive affect on efficiency besides when it is updating (about as soon as each 3-5 days)
 

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Bah! Dwelling wont set up, resulting from my netbook operating W2K3. OK, so I’m demoing the server version. It’s utilizing lots of assets(over 110,000k with ONLY one web explorer session operating), however the CPU utilisation appears a lot a lot decrease than McAfee. Up to now so good.
 

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lemonadesoda mentioned:
Bah! Dwelling wont set up, resulting from my netbook operating W2K3. OK, so I’m demoing the server version. It’s utilizing lots of assets(over 110,000k with ONLY one web explorer session operating), however the CPU utilisation appears a lot a lot decrease than McAfee. Up to now so good.

Ugh, I had the identical drawback after I was operating W2K8 on my desktop (reminiscence utilization), I lastly switched again to XP Professional as a result of I wasn’t considering paying for Avast Server.

 


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Yeah, avast! Dwelling Version isn’t meant to run on server OS. Anyway, both decide avast! or AVIRA. They each work nice on Aspire One (N270) with Home windows XP.
 

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I’ve used AVG free since I’ve had the web and its by no means let me down.
 

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