I have a Dell Dimension 3000 computer, it has an Intel Pentium 4, CPU with 2.80 GHz, Processor Speed is 2.73 GHz, Memory is 512 MB and the Operating System I am using is
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition.
I would like to know what are some of the best Anti-Virus (free downloads) or programs that I can buy now? I would like it to include Firewall Protection.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
I really like using FREE Avast Home Edition for my virus protection. The real-time scanner has been a real big help at catching things before they happen. The FREE version does not have a firewall. For a firewall, I used to use Zone Alarm on my XP Machine.
You will get different answers from different members. I know Norton and McAfee slow the computer down. I did, at one time use Norton and somewhat liked it, but like I said, it slowed down the computer.
Original poster, If you have solved your problem, can you please mark the correct thread(s) with your solution. Thanks
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