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Mcafee anti virus or norton anti virus for windows vista

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i know this has nothing to do with model trains but i have bought the latest pc with so much memory etc etc and it comes with windows vista and i have tried loading mcafee anti virus on (which states vista compatible), it loaded up ok but the pc kept crashing on me.

windows vista has some how blocked it ? (vista wont even allow certain games to load up either)
i dont want to keep wasting money on anti virus things that will not load or work on vista.

Now, does anyone here have a super duper pc with windows vista and have norton, mcafee or any anti virus software installed and if so, which one please ? pc world said they wont sell mcafee to vista users becaue of this problem.

the last thing i want to do is get viruses etc etc and i DO NOT TRUST bloody windows so called security !!!!!!

any help please as i would be so grateful.

thank you gang

P.S mcafee is probably the best one to stop hackers,trojans,viruses etc etc !
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Would it not be possible to consider going "back" to XP ? - unless for some reason you must have vista for an application ?
QUOTE (Sibrows @ 21 Jun 2007, 22:58) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Apple all the way. I spend my life sorting out issues with PC's, MACs are sooooo much simpler as the do what they say on the tin without trying to second guess what your trying to achieve!!!

And relax...

With all due respect everytime (on any type of forum) the subject of hacking/virus's come up someone will praise the MAC or Linux. Yes, MAC/Linux may very well be better than windows but just remember ;

1) One of the reasons that MAC/Linux is less suseptable to attacks is that there are less vunerable users about - if everyone used MAC's/Linux the hackers & lowlifes would target them & then we would all still have the same problem.
2) Not all software is available in non-windows format - virtually none of our specialist stuff is.
3) There are not that many MAC/Linux experts about.
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