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Which Is The Best And Worst


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#1 flashystunnaboy

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Posted 26 May 2008 - 07:15 PM

which anti virus/computer protection do you think is the best


which do you think is the worst


i think kaspesky is the best and AVG is the worst

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Posted 26 May 2008 - 08:22 PM

Well each program has their own way, it depends on what you like.
I think AVG is good except the false positives. Macaffe is also good. I don't think there's a good or bad program.
There all good, but I prefer others because of how they work and their protection method.

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 05:25 AM

I think AVG 8 is SLOW & BLOATED.

Would recommend Avast or Avira.

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 09:25 AM

imo
best free - avira
worst free - avg 8.0
best if you plan to pay - kaspersky
worst if you plan to pay - mcafee or norton (cant make up my mind on this one lol)

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 09:28 AM

I found that avira is the best freeware but the best overall in my opinion is Nod32

you may want to look at virus buliten.
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Posted 27 May 2008 - 09:58 AM

Independent comparatives of Anti-virus Software
click on the "Comparatives" link on the left
Comparison of Anti-virus Scanners
TopTen Review: 2007 Anti-virus Software

These types of comparative testing results will vary depending on who is doing the testing, what they are testing for, what versions of anti-virus software is being tested, etc. There are no universally predefined set of standards/criteria for testing and each test will yield different results. Thus, you need to look for detailed information about how the tests were conducted, the procedures used, and data results.

Choosing an anti-virus is a matter of personal preference, features offered, the amount of resources utilized, how it may affect system performance and what will work best for your system. A particular anti-virus that works well for one person may not work as well for another. You may need to experiment and find the one most suitable for your use.
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