X64 Antivirus Software

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I Just installed the latest and greatest Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
and i am trying to find antivirus software that supports the 64bit OS. Any
Ideas?
 
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> I Just installed the latest and greatest Windows XP Professional x64
Edition
> and i am trying to find antivirus software that supports the 64bit OS.
Any
> Ideas?


Any virus scanner should work with X64, it will run 32 bit programs.
 
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"Raztax" <v_2todur@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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>> I Just installed the latest and greatest Windows XP Professional x64
> Edition
>> and i am trying to find antivirus software that supports the 64bit OS.
> Any
>> Ideas?
>
>
> Any virus scanner should work with X64, it will run 32 bit programs.

Not if that virus scanner is using a file system filter driver, as all
drivers must be x64 specific.

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"Raztax" <v_2todur@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:1118041477.092382.146640@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
>> I Just installed the latest and greatest Windows XP Professional x64
> Edition
>> and i am trying to find antivirus software that supports the 64bit OS.
> Any
>> Ideas?
>
>
> Any virus scanner should work with X64, it will run 32 bit programs.
>
 
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Avast has a 64 bit version.
http://www.avast.com/eng/x64.html

Regards
Mark Dormer

"Edge" <Edge@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> I Just installed the latest and greatest Windows XP Professional x64
Edition
> and i am trying to find antivirus software that supports the 64bit OS.
Any
> Ideas?
 

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