Re: [BCAB] Advice on free anti-virus software please! George Bell 22 Nov 2012 13:21 GMT
As has been suggested, Microsoft Security Essentials. I have it on all our workstations, and work on the principal that if Microsoft blow their own Anti Virus program, they will be in superheated steam, never mind hot water. George. -----Original Message----- From: Bcab [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Chris Cook Sent: 22 November 2012 10:36 To: BCAB Discussion List Subject: [BCAB] Advice on free anti-virus software please! Hi all! I've been using AVG Free for a number of years now and am currently running version 2013 with JAWS9 and Windows XP Pro. I have found it more and more difficult to use and over the past couple of days, AVG has mistakenly removed some system files which control my raid drives thinking that they were infected (when they weren't) etc. This has rendered my two desktop machines virtually useless and I'm now waiting for some help to get them running again. Has anyone else been having such problems with AVG 2013 please? what other free alternative anti-virus programmes are there around? and which ones are the most VI friendly? as I've had enough of the continuing hassle with AVG and for a programme which is supposed to protect you with threats, it's virtually killed me over the past couple of days. Any help and advice gratefully received. Many thanks and best wishes to all Chris. -- To find out more about BCAB and the benefits that membership can bring, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/ To manage your subscription to the BCAB mailing list, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/bcab-discussion-list/ To discuss matters relating to the mailing list, please email email@example.com.