[Dshield] Does anyone know about the anti virus program from AVG

Rick Leske rick at jaray.net
Sun Mar 2 03:59:35 GMT 2003

I run F-Prot for dos that cost about 20 bucks a year and it has captured
known viruses both inbound and outbound email.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Goodrich" <dave at pixelhammer.com>
To: "General DShield Discussion List" <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: [Dshield] Does anyone know about the anti virus program from

> On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 12:57:04AM -0500, HaveGunWillTravel wrote:
> > Currently I run the AVG anti virus program, does
> > anyone know if it protects as good as commercial
> > ones?  I cannot run norton or McCaffery for some
> > reason they lock up my computer.
> >
> I have run it on my desktop when I am booted into NT. Understand that I
> get the postmsater mailbox and the spam repository for several domains so
> I see 30 - 100 viral messages per day. So far AVG has caught everything
> thrown at it.
> If you must boot a MS product, and that product must have access to the
> internet, AVG works as well as anything else. Just an impression, not an
> all inclusive review.

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