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- Best AV for underpowered comp
February 14, 2006, 2:36 pm
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and do email. It is a Pentium 233 with 96 meg of memory, running
98SE. A friend had it in a shop for some problem, and while it was
there they installed McAFee Security Center and AV. That may be an OK
AV for a modern machine, but on this one, it took more than 2 minutes
to load IE, rather than 15 sec! I tried AVG Free, and it is also
slow, although a bit faster than McAFee.
Any suggestions on a lean, free AV that might work in this situation?
Internet is only done dialup, so there is not as much exposure as a
constant-on connection, but running without ANY AV is probably not a
Any ideas (besides "Get a Modern Machine") are greatly appreciated.