[Sysadmins] Windows sysadmins? AV advice??

Jack O Regan jackoregan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 12:19:33 IST 2010


eset nod32 is written in some low level language so its faster for
most things. I've had good results with it. Avast also doesn't seem to
hog too much resources. You've probably already tried the usual defrag
/ disabling un-needed services / startup items.

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Mark Brislane :: Blacknight
<mark.brislane at blacknight.com> wrote:
> Likewise, does the business. It's the home version of Forefront.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sysadmins-bounces at lists.stdlib.net [mailto:sysadmins-bounces at lists.stdlib.net] On Behalf Of Pete McEvoy
> Sent: 17 August 2010 19:22
> To: Irish System Adminstrators discussion
> Subject: Re: [Sysadmins] Windows sysadmins? AV advice??
>
> I use ms security essentials, generally very happy with it.
>
> --
> Pete
>
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Owen O' Shaughnessy <owen.oshaughnessy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Looking to pick the brains of any Windows sysadmins that might be
>> onlist. Got some four year old windows xp machines on our network
>> which are suffering slowness that doesnt disappear on clean installs.
>> My money is on the antivirus solution, avira antivir, and I tried a
>> trial install of Kaspersky which was a total disaster.
>>
>> Wondering what anyone else could recommend as an antivirus solution
>> which won't noticably slow a system down?
>>
>> Owen.
>>
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