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#1 waterraven2

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 12:19 PM

Im on the hunt for a good antivirus/security suite. I've read the reviews and get different answers!!!
I need some suggestions??????

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 01:18 PM

Free Antivirus programs: (choose and install only one)
AVG Anti-Virus Free - AVG Anti-Virus Free User Manual
Avast - How to Install, Configure, and Use
AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic

Independent comparatives of Anti-virus Software
click on the "Comparatives" link on the left
Comparison of Anti-virus Scanners

Of course these types of comparative results will vary depending on who is doing the comparison testing, what they are testing for, what versions of anti-virus software is beging tested, etc.
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Posted 16 August 2007 - 03:00 AM

AVG is good, however if you're willing to pay there are more effective alternatives.

AntiVirus only: Kaspersky
Internet Security Suite: ZoneAlarm or PC-Cillin if you're using Vista.

One of the problems with comparison testing is that there are no defined list of standards, each test will provide different results.

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Posted 17 August 2007 - 07:43 AM

Are you looking for an antivirus that costs or is free? :thumbsup:

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Posted 17 August 2007 - 01:23 PM

Hi waterraven2,
I had esset NOD32 (years subscription) running since i got my machine a little over a year ago,
when it started playing up a few weeks ago NOD picked up a trojan on start up,
after a full scan no more !!
a friend recomended kapersky and it has a free thirty day trial for the full internet security suite,
installed and ran it, to my horror 96 trojans !!!!!!!

and this was after scanning with a lot of the free spy/malware stuff
i will definately be taking out a years subscription with kapersky !!!!
it seems to me that the free stuff just doesn't pick up as much.
hope this helps
regards Febman.




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