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McAfee
« on: Oct 20, 2011, 13:39:54 »
I have a free year of the above, is it any good?

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Re: McAfee
« Reply #1 on: Oct 20, 2011, 14:01:55 »
I use Microsoft security essentials, it's free for the foreseeable future...

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Re: McAfee
« Reply #2 on: Oct 20, 2011, 15:04:30 »
Spybot says it can be possible malware.  I don`t have it: Panda Cloud is brilliant and is very effective.

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Re: McAfee
« Reply #3 on: Oct 20, 2011, 16:35:31 »
I've heard of a few people having problems with it.

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Re: McAfee
« Reply #4 on: Oct 20, 2011, 16:40:18 »
never use it, i found it slowed the pc down too much,
i use avast as its free.

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Re: McAfee
« Reply #5 on: Oct 20, 2011, 17:01:02 »
thanks for all that. I have had free AVG for a while, but am having messages that I am on a trial version for 30days now
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Re: McAfee
« Reply #6 on: Oct 20, 2011, 17:51:50 »
I now use Kaspersky and Spybot S&D.
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Re: McAfee
« Reply #7 on: Oct 20, 2011, 19:30:44 »
never use it, i found it slowed the pc down too much,
i use avast as its free.

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Fay,

I had McAfee for 2-3 years, and didn't seem to have any problems, and I was paying for it. But when I did have problems, a friend sorted it out, and advised me to remove it, which he did, and he installed Avast, which like Mac said is free, and I must say the PC runs better. :)
I suppose previously I had nothing to compare McAfee with, so it seemed good. :-?

Hope this helps.

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Re: McAfee
« Reply #8 on: Oct 20, 2011, 19:33:39 »
thanks Tony, seems like I will not bother with it.
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Re: McAfee
« Reply #9 on: Oct 20, 2011, 21:13:40 »
McAfee is a rather large resource hog. I recommend Panda Cloud, plus it's free.
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