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After many votes to this poll, The clear-cut winner for most preferred anti-virus application was Symantec's Norton Antivirus. The following is an excerpt from Symantec's site about the product:
Norton AntiVirus is the world's most trusted anti-virus solution. Now it repairs common virus infections automatically, without interrupting your work. It scans and cleans both incoming and outgoing email, and defends against script-based viruses such as "I Love You" even between virus definition updates. Protect your PC today with award-winning Norton AntiVirus!

Norton Antivirus 2002 has many features, including:
    NEW! Automatic removal of many viruses lets you work without interruption.•NEW! Script Blocking detects script-based threats such as the "I Love You" and "Anna Kournikova" viruses, even before new virus definitions are created for them.•NEW! Scans and cleans outgoing email messages to prevent sending infected files from your PC.•NEW! Integration with Windows Explorer lets you use many common Norton AntiVirus functions from the Explorer menus for easy access.•NEW! Built-in links take you directly to the Symantec Security Response Web site (formerly known as Symantec AntiVirus Research Center) for additional information on specific viruses just when you need it most.•Automatic LiveUpdate checks for and installs new virus definitions when you're connected to the Internet to keep your system updated against the latest viruses.•Automatically scans email messages and attachments in standard POP3 clients, including Microsoft Outlook, Eudora, and Netscape Mail.•Protects against viruses, Trojan horses, and malicious ActiveX code and Java applets, even in compressed files.•Quarantine feature isolates infected files in a protected area of your hard disk until they can be repaired.•Scan and Deliver wizard makes it easy to send infected files to Symantec Security Response experts for analysis.

Norton Antivirus 2002 for Windows has support for Windows 95B/98/Me/NT workstation/2000 and Windows XP Home and Professional editions. More details about the system requirements can be found by clicking here. Norton Antivirus version 7 is also available for Apple Macintosh, as more details are available here.

Links to company sites for all antivirus programs may be found here: •Symantec Norton AntivirusMcAfee VirusScanAVG Anti-VirusInoculateIT virus protectionPanda Software's Panda Antivirus

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