RE: 64-bit Windows wide open to viruses



Methus
07-10-2005, 12:36 AM
After giving up Norton, Panda and McAfee I have downloaded the FREE version
of avast! v4.6 and it works well on my XP Pro x64 Evaluation copy.
See it for yourself!

http://www.avast.com/

Good luck,
Methus


"?" wrote:

> 64-bit Windows wide open to viruses
>
> Users of the latest 64-bit version of Microsoft's Windows XP
> Professional x64 Edition operating system will not have the option to
> install Norton or McAfee antivirus software, vnunet.com can reveal.
> Users trying to install the Norton Internet Security 2005 security
> suite for consumers on the 64-bit version of Windows see an error
> message stating that the product can not be installed.
>
> They are referred to a web page which states: "Symantec currently does
> not sell any consumer products that are certified to be compatible
> with 64-bit processors and operating systems."
>
> Full story: vnunet.com
>
> http://www.msfn.org/comments.php?shownews=12950
>


RE: 64-bit Windows wide open to viruses