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hacking_local_isp_servers
11-03-2003, 09:41 PM
Lets face it, anti-virus software ain't the cheapest thing in the world. And many people out there are using the net un-protected. so this website maybe of some help to you all. It is a FREE web based Virus Scanner run by Trend-Micro systems (the makers of PC-Cillin) and it seems to do the trick

the URL is:
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/housecall/start_corp.asp

Lohsing
11-03-2003, 09:42 PM
How about just getting"AVG" from Grisoft.com (http:www.grisoft.com)?

Lo.

Lohsing
11-03-2003, 09:43 PM
That should be Grisoft (http://www.grisoft.com)

Hope that works better...

Lo.

cyberchuck
12-03-2003, 06:01 PM
Wouldn't that take a while over 56k dialups?

Peter H
12-03-2003, 06:36 PM
AVG is cheap - ie free, and works very well.
Bye

supergran
12-03-2003, 06:38 PM
The housecall does take awhile, but is better than nothing, and my girls use AVG and it does stop viruses. Just remember to keep it updated, the same as all virus programs.

Chilling_Silence
12-03-2003, 06:50 PM
I use both housecall and AVG.

Housecall is great, tell somebody to goto housecall.antivirus.com to fix their virus and they're peachy, but for a more permanent solution, you just cant beat the price of AVG for those like me who have no budget! ;-)

Billy T
12-03-2003, 07:47 PM
Hmmmm................

I'm not a suspicious type, but......

Every time I have tried Housecall it has told me I had a virus that I knew darned well I didn't have. ?:|

I find it kinda hard to trust any program that does that. Guess I'll just stick to NAV.

Cheers

Billy 8-{) :)

kiwibeat
12-03-2003, 08:02 PM
I use Panda myself prefer it over Nortons which I also used in the past neither are free however

Baldy
12-03-2003, 08:02 PM
You too Billy?
I find the same thing when I use Housecall as well, yet when I use the Symantec online scanner, I come up squeeky clean (well my PC does anyway)
Trend trying to induce some kind of paranoia?

stu140103
12-03-2003, 08:07 PM
> Hmmmm................
>
> I'm not a suspicious type, but......
>
> Every time I have tried Housecall it has told me I
> had a virus that I knew darned well I didn't have.
> ?:|
>
> I find it kinda hard to trust any program that does
> that. Guess I'll just stick to NAV.
>
> Cheers
>
> Billy 8-{) :)

Your sure that your NAV definition are up too date????

Baldy
12-03-2003, 08:11 PM
> > Hmmmm................
> >
> > I'm not a suspicious type, but......
> >
> > Every time I have tried Housecall it has told me I
> > had a virus that I knew darned well I didn't have.
> > ?:|
> >
> > I find it kinda hard to trust any program that
> does
> > that. Guess I'll just stick to NAV.
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Billy 8-{) :)
>
> Your sure that your NAV definition are up too
> date????

Heh Heh, I am dying to read Billys reaction to THAT lol

Billy T
12-03-2003, 08:18 PM
D'oh Stu!

Like, they are auto updated as soon as Norton releases them. If I was any more up to date I'd be writing them myself. :D

The false virus warnings from Housecall are a well known phenomenon..

Cheers

Billy 8-{) :|

Pauline
12-03-2003, 10:16 PM
Me too!
Pauline.

tweak\'e
12-03-2003, 10:20 PM
> Wouldn't that take a while over 56k dialups?

it won't work on my slow connection :( might be handy for those with broadband.