Posted on 21 January 2009
There are now three Antivirus / Anti-Spyware solutions approved by Microsoft for use with the Microsoft Windows 7 Beta 1 test program:
- Avg 8 For Windows 7
- Kaspersky 8 Windows 7 Beta Preview
- Symantec Norton 360 v3 pre-release (beta)
After Hands on Testing Inlcuding Spyware and Virus Removal Here Are My Short Takes On Each:
AVG v8 for Windows 7 Beta and Windows Vista
This is the only one of the group that’s actually fully released. I trust this solution because it was able to find and resolve a few things that other products didn’t. It doesn’t feel like anything is running on your computer at all. It never bothers you and it does it’s job very well without needing you to manage it. It’s focused on protecting your PC and it does it very well. Read the full story
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Posted on 10 January 2009
A while back I posted on testing the Windows 7 Beta 1 release to developers and how incredibly great it is. Yes, It’s still much better than Microsoft’s Windows Vista SP2 Beta.
I got some good news from AVG on current owners of AVG Version 7. Many Current AVG 7 Anti-Virus and Internet Security customers will be able to upgrade for FREE to AVG 8 Anti-Virus including Microsoft Windows 7 Antivirus Compatibility. Read the full story
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Posted on 31 December 2008
After installing Windows 7 Beta I was unable to find any Windows 7 approved partners on the microsoft solutions page. Today they updated that page and advised that Kaspersky and AVG version 8 will both run on Windows 7 Beta.
I downloaded AVG 8 for Windows 7 Beta and installed it. Read the full story
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Posted on 19 December 2008
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In this article I am going to answer the following questions:
1) What is the nature of the threat?
2) What are the variations of that threat?
3) What are the underlying forces driving the threat?
4) What solutions are available?
5) How can you investigate the quality of those solutions?
6) What did I select for my office computers? Read the full story
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Posted on 10 December 2008
I am definitely a belt and suspenders guy when it comes to security. I don’t leave my computer’s security in the hands of just one program. I use several and I do in depth scans every other day automatically on each. I’m currently using Symantec Endpoint Protection (excellent!), Spyware Doctor 6, Lavasoft Adaware and Webroot. Read the full story
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