Re: Best Security Software for Windows 98 computer?

From: Karl Levinson [x y] mvp (
Date: 09/02/04

Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 20:09:45 -0400

Windows 98 is going to have more and more unpatched vulnerabilities, only
critical ones are being patched.

Why pay for security software? and others offer free
anti-virus, and, and offer
free firewall software, all respected. You'll find that sooner or later,
anti-virus companies will all stop supporting Windows 98.

What constitutes "best" depends on your preferences and your needs /

"Mazpaz" <> wrote in message
> Can anyone help?
> I'm trying to find the most compatible security software for my Windows 98
> computer.
> Have read reviews about Norton Internet Security 2004 (which includes
> protection/firewall and anti spam etc), which is just what I need and
> everyone says it does its job but has the tendency to slow the computer
> these people are running Windows XP and am wondering if it will cause
> 98 to run even slower?!
> Panda Internet security seems to have a good reputation (but again these
> people are using Windows XP).
> Can anyone recomend any solutions?
> Thank you!

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