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Old 09-03-06, 02:48 PM
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Average memory usage of AVG Free?

I'm happy with mcafee, but I keep hearing it's a resource hog. I've used Norton and compared to that mcafee seems fine
Right now mcafee and all it's various items that show up in task mamanger are usign a combined 17.3MB of ram. If it matters my system has been up for 14 days, I've opened and closed multiple programs in that time, and currently have firefox, 3 explorer windows, Trillian, and Bitspirit running so I figure this is a good average for mcafee as it's not right after bootup and it's with my normal daily loadout of active programs

How does AVG compare?
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I don't personally use AVG, but I am on my brothers computer. We put AVG on here, the free edition for now. It runs 4 seperate programs, 3 being system programs and 1 user program. Right now it is roughly using 27mb of memory. But I guess depending on how much RAM you computer has, it really isnt a big deal. My main concern with Anti virus software is the CPU hog time.
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About 11MB. These are the three exe's that are currently running:

avgamsvr.exe
avgcc.exe
avgupsvc.exe

I totally love AVG. Hands down the best program I've used. Even better than NOD32 I think as it did not catch a few viruses that AVG did.
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I am also running avgemc.exe

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