too little or not enough RAM to run Antivirus

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May 22, 2010 at 19:43:09
Specs: Windows XP 2002, 2.26ghz /256mb
how can i get around the 256 ram i have vs the min req of 512ram. i used a spybot software on another system and liked it very much. do they make anti- virus software for my system?

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May 22, 2010 at 21:37:07
Microsoft Security Essentials

· For XP - CPU with clock speed of 500 MHz or higher
· For XP - Memory: 256 MB RAM or higher

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May 22, 2010 at 22:18:56
thank you for the response I will investigate these options. I did find spybot and it seems to have worked fine. i downloaded it from and i trust them from previous experience. so, i took the chance. so far i have not had the incredible slow down i experienced withthe bitdefender.
thanks for the quick response.

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May 22, 2010 at 22:26:21
spybot is not an AV, it is for finding & removing infections, once you are infected.

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