Antivirus/antispyware suites

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I can't think of an anti-virus product these days that doesn't claim to do
both.
Examples welcome.
Where does this leave dedicated anti spyware programs? Can they ever be used
with
Antivirus/antispyware suites?


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Re: Antivirus/antispyware suites

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They all seem to want to enter the general malware detection arena. IMO
they don't have a chance to actually become the "solution" they claim to
be. Really, as long as they are already scanning the contents of files,
why not look for other things as well.

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Even if they don't claim to, chances are they can detect some anyway.

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As long as they don't interfere with the "on access" scanning process of
the AV, they should coexist just fine.



Re: Antivirus/antispyware suites

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Well, my experieince of the anti spyware capabilities of AVG, Norton and
Mcafee to be so abysmal as to be laughable.

Gaz



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