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  1. robertwhite

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    Why can't I download an antivirus program into my droid x?
     

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  2. tom108

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    what app are you trying. lookout mobile works fine.
     
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    Just be aware that if you use that program, you maaay have a lot of troubles. I did. I had to totally reset my phone after that.
     
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    I have both Lookout and Antivirus Free on my DX. What else is out there?
     
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    Sorry can't resist...:cool:...Maybe it has a virus that is blocking the download.....jk.... hope you figure it out.
     
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    What is the use of antivirus on a phone, I'm curious. Is that even necessary yet?
     
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    Haven't heard of any viruses yet, but who knows.
     
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    Are they both anti-virus programs? I wouldn't necessarily recommend having two... they can be less effective by conflicting with each other.
     
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    Holy shit, I just checked my battery usage... Antivirus Free was at the top of the list at 35%, display was second at 27%. Houston we have a problem, anytime ANYTHING uses more battery than my display, there is a problem.

    Sorry Antivirus Free, but you's gotsta go!
     

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