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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #60 on: April 20, 2009, 04:43:46 PM »
Ok guys, I get the message.  ;D
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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #61 on: April 20, 2009, 05:01:30 PM »
Hi RejZor,

Methinks you overstate your case. It would take only 25 decimal digits to express the number of miles in a mere one trillion light years.

My 98SE would probably take a month to verify the largest prime number found to date.
That has almost 13,000,000 decimal digits.

I have no doubt you are both clever and creative but some of us just like "98". The great English mathematician, G H Hardy, said of the Ancient Greek mathematicians "They were not just clever schoolboys, they were Fellows of another college.

Everyone, even nightshade, is entitled to propound his/their views about their system(s).

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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #62 on: April 20, 2009, 05:04:48 PM »
Hi RejZor,
Everyone, even nightshade, is entitled to propound his/their views about their system(s).
My regards to all

Thank you Sir!

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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #63 on: April 20, 2009, 05:06:52 PM »
Yes, but none of that will change the fact that avast version 5 won't support win98, and that is the Title of this Topic. So it really is a moot point.
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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #64 on: April 20, 2009, 05:09:52 PM »
Yes, but none of that will change the fact that avast version 5 won't support win98, and that is the Title of this Topic. So it really is a moot point.

Yeah agreed, but as Mike has said, I am still entitled to my opinion on how I feel about Windows 98 S.E, and I am shot down on every occasion when I do so.  :D
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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #65 on: April 20, 2009, 05:12:28 PM »
Tell you guys something though, when I get a new PC, and when problems begin, I will be on here before you can say Jack Robinson!!  >:(
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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #66 on: April 20, 2009, 05:24:05 PM »
Jack Robinson, just getting in there first ;D
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« Reply #67 on: April 20, 2009, 08:05:45 PM »
Maybe they extend the support (virus database update).

That would be nice, and that is all we would want anyway, the virus database update only.

Agreed NightShade, Will still use AVast as long as I can. You Should have some av protection. It is true that in time, "All good things do come to an end", such as 98/ME, in the name of progress ??. ::).

Perhaps WinClam will still be around but not real time unfortunately.

I see no problems not having real time if we are careful, and I don't have a real time adware program either, I run my SAS every so often.

Try COMODO BOClean 4.27 (REAL TIME) Be around for a while yet. ;D

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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #68 on: April 20, 2009, 08:58:28 PM »
Maybe they extend the support (virus database update).

That would be nice, and that is all we would want anyway, the virus database update only.

Agreed NightShade, Will still use AVast as long as I can. You Should have some av protection. It is true that in time, "All good things do come to an end", such as 98/ME, in the name of progress ??. ::).

Perhaps WinClam will still be around but not real time unfortunately.

I see no problems not having real time if we are careful, and I don't have a real time adware program either, I run my SAS every so often.

Try COMODO BOClean 4.27 (REAL TIME) Be around for a while yet. ;D

Hi Hines32,

Have you tried it, and has it had rave reviews? this isn't an AV program though is it?

« Last Edit: April 20, 2009, 09:03:51 PM by nightshade »
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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #69 on: April 20, 2009, 09:10:30 PM »
Maybe they extend the support (virus database update).

That would be nice, and that is all we would want anyway, the virus database update only.

Agreed NightShade, Will still use AVast as long as I can. You Should have some av protection. It is true that in time, "All good things do come to an end", such as 98/ME, in the name of progress ??. ::).

Perhaps WinClam will still be around but not real time unfortunately.

I see no problems not having real time if we are careful, and I don't have a real time adware program either, I run my SAS every so often.

Try COMODO BOClean 4.27 (REAL TIME) Be around for a while yet. ;D

Hi Hines32,

Have you tried it, and has it had rave reviews? this isn't an AV program though is it?


Yes, I am using It. (no one reads the sig's) ::) I beleive It would be like SAS, only REAL TIME !.

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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #70 on: April 20, 2009, 09:16:43 PM »
Maybe they extend the support (virus database update).

That would be nice, and that is all we would want anyway, the virus database update only.

Agreed NightShade, Will still use AVast as long as I can. You Should have some av protection. It is true that in time, "All good things do come to an end", such as 98/ME, in the name of progress ??. ::).

Perhaps WinClam will still be around but not real time unfortunately.

I see no problems not having real time if we are careful, and I don't have a real time adware program either, I run my SAS every so often.

Try COMODO BOClean 4.27 (REAL TIME) Be around for a while yet. ;D

Hi Hines32,

Have you tried it, and has it had rave reviews? this isn't an AV program though is it?


Yes, I am using It. (no one reads the sig's) ::) I beleive It would be like SAS, only REAL TIME !.

So sorry I missed your sig.

That's great then, now only if we can find a program to emulate Avast for viruses in real time.

Good thing is that if we can believe what we have been told we will have Avast till the end of 2009 hopefully.  :)
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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #71 on: April 20, 2009, 09:58:43 PM »
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Hi nightshade -

My old computer (I built it in 2000) still runs W98SE and I still use it occationally. I rarely have it on the internet, though. I have to update avast occationally (plus a couple of other programs) and that is when it is on the interent. When I built this computer in 2005 that I'm using now, I knew it was time to move on to XP. I did not like it at first because I was so use to 98 SE. But, after a few months using XP, I realized that XP is much better overall than 98SE. I'll move on to whatever Windows is around in a couple of years when I will again build another computer.

I understand your comfort level with 98SE and enjoy it the few times a month that I do use the old computer.
But as with other aspects of life, a time comes when we have to move on.


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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #72 on: April 20, 2009, 10:39:36 PM »
CharleyO,

Cheers for that,

I know that what I am about to ask is slightly moving away from the topic in hand but, as you have built your own PC, would you recommend I moved to XP or Vista?

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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #73 on: April 20, 2009, 10:44:11 PM »
would you recommend I moved to XP or Vista?
If the hardware allow, update to Vista. Windows 7 will have more or less the same system specifications.
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Re: Avast 5 & 98
« Reply #74 on: April 20, 2009, 10:57:37 PM »
would you recommend I moved to XP or Vista?
If the hardware allow, update to Vista. Windows 7 will have more or less the same system specifications.

I think I would be going for a completely new PC tower therefore I would more than likely need a new scanner and printer.
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