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Is there an antivirus that is good for dialup, and free?

by iRai_xo / October 30, 2009 11:11 AM PDT

I have tried AVG, Avast (both didn't work with my dialup). When I downloaded AVG it shut my computer down on its own without me even touching it. Avast just was really extremely slow trying to download the files needed. I had Avira but it stopped updating but I tried to reinstall and it did the same thing (I'm sure it's a glitch with that program).

Is there anything else free that is actually decent and free?

I am running Windows XP (I think Service Pack 2)
My dialup speed is usually 26.4

I'm not worried about my connection speed, it's fine. I've called the phone company and got information about it. I'm not complaining. It's cheaper than high speed and fits my budget. I'm just wanting a decent, non-spam, non-fake, anti-virus? Any suggestions?

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Best decent, non-spam, non-fake, anti-virus?
by Coryphaeus / November 1, 2009 11:03 AM PST

Well, you don't like them.

AVG shut down your machine? Never heard of that.

But I will tell you this. Some of the updates are large files, and can take forever on dial-up, and in some cases, the connection may drop.

I don't know what to tell you. The three you mention are the best free at what they do, and always get good reviews.

Unless your machine is infected and hosed up with junk.

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This antivirus method is virtually totally free..and legal.
by Himaansho / November 22, 2009 2:28 PM PST

1.Download this
2. Install and activate 30 day trial version using internet
3. Download its updates separately at
4. Apply updates to kis7
5 When ur trial version expire:
a. then uninstall kis
b. Search on google ccleaner exe
c. download and install it
d. Clean ur registry using ccleaner
e. again install kis7
f. first apply previous updates and then update direcctly
g. restart pc whenever prompted

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I wouldn't call that legal...
by Bam421 / December 9, 2009 2:20 AM PST

There has to be something in the EULA that says "You can only use the trial once." or something like that...

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