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Old 05-26-2003, 01:29 PM   #1
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recomend a virus scanner for me ?

Hi, im about to install a p2p file shareing client (LimeWIre), and need a decent virus scanner which allows reqular virii data base upgrades.

could any1 recomend one ??? thanX
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Common sense. Just use it once before running any file you download, and either you think twice and confine, or realise that a windows virus can do nothing to your linux system. Especially if you dont use root all the time

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