ClamWin Free Antivirus?

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ClamWin Free Antivirus?

Post by unfaithfulsfan » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:30 pm

Anyone know yea/nay about this product? I've got a Win2K machine and a Win98 (don't know whether it's SE as I haven't yet booted it) and this AV was a top return on a Google search.

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Re: ClamWin Free Antivirus?

Post by Major_A » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:02 pm

It's lightweight and doesn't use much resources. I don't know how well the active protection works though. The nice thing about the program is it's all open source. Meaning there are tons of people probably working on the app.

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Re: ClamWin Free Antivirus?

Post by Darkstar » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:59 pm

I had it on my Portable app drive, like Major A says, its lightweight, free, does a decent job.

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Re: ClamWin Free Antivirus?

Post by unfaithfulsfan » Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:22 pm

Ran it this morning. Didn't find anything other than files it could not open. Seemed to take care of the problem with IE5 that killed the browser on start. Actually, I fudged up, forgot what I was doing and "cleaned house" in WINNT/System32 which also could have had the same desired result, I guess, as there were about a dozen PerfStringBackup.ini's for 3/6/2006 and nothing else since other than a DOC file with today's date. oops! 8-[

That's what happens when you black out on a Friday night and remain so until nearly midnight the following Sunday. Still feeling a little shaky...

Thanks again for the help, guys!
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when I picked it up & said 'Hello' this foot came through the line"
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