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what version of ClamWin were you using, rr1165? MailScan for Mail Server is a real-time antivirus and antispam solution for your mail servers. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. There are numerous spyware tools that can run on Windows 98 that will provide real-time Internet Explorer protection from tracking cookies and other adware as well as scan the Windows 98 http://whatcamcorder.net/windows-98/windows-98-virus.php

How to bypass fields that have... The updates for Avast 4.8 are still being released. starts several background processes, and the load can simply be too much for older systems with less than 256mb of memory. solution SolvedWhat is the best Anti-Virus software out there?

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http://www.f-prot.com/support/windows/fpwin_faq/68.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Couple of problems by Bob__B / November 21, 2012 10:03 PM PST In reply to: There are a few left. 1>>>>>it's not solution recommendations for antivirus software solution SolvedRecommended security and antivirus solution SolvedWhat antivirus should I buy? Click Yes to close all antivirus programs (see below). http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.html http://www.avast.com/eng/system-requ...vast-home.html I've never used it, but from what I've read it's one of the good ones. 07-02-2008, 10:50 AM #3 im_wildrose Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2005

With the help of these tools, a users can ensure that her Windows 98 system is free of problems.Now download the below tools: Install SpyBot - Search & Destroy Run a Read more... Consequently, I went to the download page at: http://free.avg.com/download-update and downloaded the most recent virus updates (there are usually two files). Avira We have McAfee in our newer machine but it isn't compatible with 98 either.

Please type your message and try again. 5 Replies Latest reply on Mar 28, 2013 9:25 AM by Nehal Jojo Jacob windows 98 felja Feb 20, 2013 7:30 AM HiI HAVE Avast 4.8 Free You can also sign up to our e-mail alert service that conveniently allows you to stay up to date with product as well as virus signature file releases and other important, The only AV that I could find to work(and it's mentioned in this thread) is Solo, and it's not free. And there is a "portable" version of Clamwin that can be used from a USB flash drive.

Scan the drive and it will hopefully find your little nasty. Malwarebytes Re: windows 98 Hayton Feb 20, 2013 10:42 AM (in response to felja) You can (with a little perseverance) get anti-virus coverage for Windows 98. will still support Win9x/ME/NT4 until the end of 2009 as noted on its System Requirements page. 03-31-2009, 12:09 PM #6 OldGrayGary TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visiting Expert Join Promote ClamWin Free Antivirus on the Internet and in the press.

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Click Yes to accept all the terms of the preceding License Agreement. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/156078-Antivirus-for-Windows-98 It comes with an easy installer and open source code. Clamwin Antivirus I knew the last support version would no longer go online and automatically upload virus updates - it stopped upon their notice. Microsoft Security Essentials I am clueless as regards programing, but I can apply common sense which seems to escape the ClamWin support people on the forum.

I don't plan on using this "Old Dell" on line once I get a few things straightened anyway, so hopefully this will be sufficient. Click Next to run the Updater immediately (recommended). Thanks. Best of luck . . . Avg Antivirus

by Blue_Zee / November 21, 2012 6:11 AM PST In reply to: Is there anti-virus/spyware that will work in Windows 98?? If a virus or unwanted threats affect it, its well functioning cannot be guaranteed any longer. License: Shareware OS: Windows XP Windows 2000 Language: EN Version: 6.9.7.124 Download BonkEnc BonkEnc is a software for extracting and converting audio file. http://whatcamcorder.net/windows-98/windows-98-anti-virus.php Key Features Detection: Stinger is a utility that can detect malicious programs that may ...

Other trademarks are the property of the respective trademark holders. avast! This would also explain why nothing detected the virus, and cleaning out the system didn't work.

This is an antivirus that can detect any kind of menace.

All Places > Consumer > General Discussion > Discussions Please enter a title. Support is non-existent or incompetent (by design?) BitDefender 10 free edition works fine under Win98/ME as I've tested myself. I'll find out soon enough. solution SolvedWhat's the best paid or free Antivirus software?

I use it on my WinME, WinXP and Vista machines an its free. At the end of 7 days, it notifies me that it is no longer up-to-date and I download the current virus updates and repeat the process mentioned above. Navigate to where you extracted the F-Prot for DOS onto the hard drive and run it. You can download and try Solo from They are providing frequent signature updates too.

But it's too much for most older Win9x systems. Please try again now or at a later time. It also has none of the dependencies of the later versions, such as service pack prerequisites, which on later machines, SP's simply slow the machine down.You can review the system requirements The latest version of Clamwin Free Antivirus is 0.99.1 Please note that ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner.

Gary 03-31-2009, 11:52 AM #5 np-guy30 Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2008 Posts: 28 OS: WinXP SP3 Quote: Originally Posted by OldGrayGary You can try a simpler program Link to clamwin.com on your web site to let other people know about it and improve clamwin.com rankings If you are a C++ or Python developer and have some time to Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile AntiVirus http://www.clamwin.com/ Share 9xer February 8, 2013 6:27:56 PM helpstar said:Well on the pro site, new viruses should be incompatible to your Windows as well.

This is a discussion on Free antivirus for Win98? Once on my desktop, I simply changed the software setting to browse for the files on the desktop and it found them immediately. Designed by Greatis Software, it is aiming at protecting the computer system. License: Free OS: Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7 Windows 8 Language: EN Version: 13.4.0 Download a-squared Emergency USB Stick a-squared Emergency USB Stick is a portable antivirus

that one isn't free but it puts less stress on Win9xME OSes when loaded. 07-27-2009, 11:02 AM #9 PDX_Composer Registered Member Join Date: Jul 2009 Posts: 1 OS: License: Free OS: Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7 Windows 8 Language: EN Version: 7.1.0.134 Download Dr Web CureIt Computer systems are frail. View answer Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Is there anti-virus/spyware that will work in Windows 98?? To find out more about GNU GPL, please visit the following link: Philosophy of the GNU Project - Free Software Foundation.

Go to our download website at www.f-prot.com and click "Download" from the top menu. Once the update is installed, you'll receive a confirmation (see Picture 3 below) and RAM usage will go back to normal.I like the low overhead of Avast 4.8, on older machines Most rootkit and trojan scanners function perfectly in Windows 98 and can be used to protect the Windows 98 system from threats posed by rootkits and trojans. http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=139301Rootkit and Trojan Tools Rootkits and trojans tend to embed themselves into the Windows 98 system more deeply than standard tracking cookies and adware, thus making them difficult to detect and

Thanks, Jen 07-02-2008, 05:10 PM #4 OldGrayGary TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visiting Expert Join Date: Jun 2006 Location: Woodland Hills, CA Posts: 3,258 OS: Windows 98se/2000/XP/Vista/7/8 Pro/10 Pro/10 It has a large database that can recognize quite all kinds of malware, even ...