AVG Free replacement ??

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Subject: AVG Free replacement ??
Posted by:  Question Authority (…@home.org)
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2006

Hello folks.
Just got message that as of Jan. /07 AVG Free won't exist,
  but will now cost $$.

Can you recomend an equally effective free anti-virus program,
with regular free updates.

Thanks.  Please reply to NG.