Fixme Stick

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Fixme Stick

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I just got a new toy... It's called the FixMe Stick. It's supposed to be a super anti-virus cleaner, and I think it's working. It found 4 Trojans on my system that Sophos has missed for who knows how long. My computer is running much faster than it was before the scan and clean.

I'm running it on my fiancé's system right now, but from the improvement on my own system, I highly recommend it as of right now.
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Re: Fixme Stick

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Have you not heard of Avast! Antivirus?
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I have not, no...
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Been using it for years and I have had no problems. Best of all it is free.

But then again, I also have enough PCs that I can slave a drive to one and run Avast if I feel the need to scan the drive.

IF I feel I need to do a scan with Linux, I can have Comodo (since most AVs don't support Linux)on my Ubuntu laptop and slave my drives to it.

Ubuntu is free and Comodo for Ubuntu is free.
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Your IT roots are showing, Rav. I have no clue what Ubuntu or the other stuff is.
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Dread wrote:Your IT roots are showing, Rav. I have no clue what Ubuntu or the other stuff is.
I am laughing SO hard right now.

I'm glad I fit the mold for my job.
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