Re: How do I know my Virus scanner is working?

From: Rodney Kelp (
Date: 11/06/04

Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2004 14:34:53 -0500

I think AVG is no longer free. They have a 30 day trial then you have to
buy. There is another German virus program called AntiVir that is still

"Leythos" <> wrote in message
> In article <Vz8jd.16090$>,
> says...
> > Hello. I have a feeling my virus scanner (Mcafee Virus scan 8.0) isn't
> > working. Everything is loaded and working fine, but I download a virus
off a
> > newsgroup and when I scanned, it didn't pick it up. I have everything
> > updated and haven't made any changes to my system. Is there a site like
> > Shields UP that will test your Virus protection?? Thanks!
> I've found that McAfee does little to protect systems. If you didn't
> register on-line with them, then you're not updated properly.
> You might want to try AVG free version, or get Norton Antivirus 2005.
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