Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition

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    "Memory leaks BAD!"

    May 5, 2012  |   By Roddaman


    Found some windoze viruses in zip files of mail attachments


    Burns through 8GB of RAM and keeps asking for more. I reboot to free up some RAM and it's only an hour or two later, I'm out of RAM again. Had to uninstall this in order to make my Mac usable once again


    Avoid like the plague.

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  • Reply by JonCalgary on July 9, 2012

    I've been using it for years on an early 2008 Macbook Pro with zero problems, and a small footprint. Me thinks you have other issues with your computer.

  • Reply by zzz716 on June 17, 2012

    Are you sure you're not having other problems? I have a 2GB MacBook, and it's running just fine. It is slowing down my browser a little bit, but otherwise running just fine.

  • Reply by Devilmayslip on May 24, 2012

    What utter rubbish you must have meant to review avast care to show some evidence?I know my way around a mac and test all antivirus products.Your statement is pure fiction.Let's see the evidence please.

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