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anyone know of a virus scanner that doesn't use too much system resource for my netbook?

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Hi, I've got a new netbook and I need to put a virus scanner on it.

it's running windows 7 and isn't the most powerful machine in the world - it is AMD dual core 1.0GHz and 1 gb ram. I am only going to be using this netbook for surfing the web, streaming movies, playing DVDs. I was wanting some advice on a paid for virus scanner which doesn't slow your computer down to the speed of a tortoise. Any suggestions? You see I have had bad experiences in the past with both mcafee and panda that would take a perfectly quick computer and make them unusable due to how painfully slow they would become and how long they take to boot up.

kaspersky any good? only £14.99 a license for that.

Thanks.
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