There is no need to be without AV protection or to pay for it. Try Googling
for free anti virus for win 98se and choose from the range of programs.
Avast is often used. On the other hand you could read through the previous
posts in this NG and find which ones the experts here recommend. Norton may
be OK nowadays, but it was far too slow and invasive when I used it many
"Jimw" wrote in message
> Since AVG abandoned us Win98 users, I have been without any AV
> software. Someone just gave me a legal copy of Norton AV 2002. He
> said he no longer needed it, so he was happy to find someone to use
> it. My question is whether this will run in Win98se? It does not say
> on the CD, and he did not have any of the paperwork for it anymore.
> Also, does Norton still furnish the definition files for this?