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Good free firewall and anitvirus

by cyduck / August 16, 2004 1:11 PM PDT

Im a student on a tight budget and was wondering if there are any good free firewalls. As for the antivirus im willing to pay about 30 dollars for a decent one. I was thinking of getting the McAfee virus scan 8.0, if there are free virus scan programs that are better or just as good please let me know.

Thanks for all the help.

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Re: Good free firewall and anitvirus
by mommapez / August 16, 2004 1:27 PM PDT

Hi..I use Sygate Personal Firewall.5.5.. and AVG 6.0 found at www.grisoft.com..both are free and they work for me. I also us Ad-aware 6.0, Sypbot, Spyware Blaster and they are free. All work well.

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Re: Good free firewall and anitvirus
by mpyoung / August 20, 2004 3:20 AM PDT

Zone Alarm is good and free firewall also. It is avaiable thru CNet. Goodluck.

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