Windows Legacy OS forum



by whasaab / January 21, 2013 8:31 AM PST

does anyone know of a good anti-virus that you can still get for windows 98?

Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: anti-virus???
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: anti-virus???
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
You can't get anything good for Windows 95/98
by wpgwpg / January 21, 2013 8:42 AM PST
In reply to: anti-virus???

You're exposed to all kinds of problems with Windows 95 or 98. You should get off that as soon as possible. Windows 95 is 18 years old, and 98 is 15. Both have been unsupported forever.

Collapse -
here's Avast
by itsdigger / January 21, 2013 9:01 AM PST
In reply to: anti-virus???
Collapse -
Re: Avast
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 16, 2013 7:29 PM PST
In reply to: here's Avast

But will old apps (see the name of the site) catch new viruses?


Popular Forums
Computer Help 49,613 discussions
Computer Newbies 10,349 discussions
Laptops 19,436 discussions
Security 30,426 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 20,308 discussions
Windows 10 360 discussions
Phones 15,802 discussions
Windows 7 7,351 discussions
Networking & Wireless 14,641 discussions

CNET Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for great gifts under $100?

Trendy tech gifts don't require a hefty price tag. Choose from these CNET-recommended useful and high-quality gadgets.