Poll

How long have you been using Avast Home Edition ?

0 - 3 months
3 (12%)
3 - 6 months
2 (8%)
6 - 9 months
7 (28%)
9 - 12 month
3 (12%)
over 1 year
7 (28%)
over 2 years
1 (4%)
always used Avast Home Edition
2 (8%)

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Offline MikeBCda

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Re:How long have you been using Avast Home Edition
« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2004, 03:32:20 AM »
A poll would be nice to show "what AV" user's had installed prior to Avast.

Avast is the first and only "onboard" a-v I've had and used since I've had internet access, something like 7 years now.

I'm an old-timer who was taught ages ago to never run an a-v from your own machine, unless it was on a write-protected bootable floppy.  I've used Avast somewhere between 2 and 3 years now (started on Avast-32), and prior to that my internet protection (admittedly non-resident) was a visit a couple of times a week to HouseCall for a "proper" (i.e., external) scan.

Anyone else been around long enough to remember getting the scanner/cleaner diskette from IBM specifically for that Michelangelo thing, back when that was supposedly the big threat?  ;)
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Re:How long have you been using Avast Home Edition
« Reply #16 on: September 04, 2004, 04:28:50 AM »
Sorry MikeBCda,
Back then I was still using my Coomodore 128.
Now remember, that was a whapping 128K no, it's not a typo.
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Re:How long have you been using Avast Home Edition
« Reply #17 on: September 04, 2004, 06:20:36 AM »
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Hey Bob - I had a Commodore 64, 128, and an Amiga 500 before going IBM compatiable. Actually, I still have them.  ;D

But, I have been on the internet for almost 20 years now. For sure, when I first did this, it was no where like it is today! And it was much safer back then, too.

I did not use the old computers above for this. I was lucky enough at my work place to have this access and the occational time to do so.    :D  

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