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#1 powdermnky007

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 03:10 PM

I like the new AVG 8 Free because of the added spyware detection. What is the general consensus on the best free Antivirus program. I know alot of people like Avast.
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#2 nigglesnush85

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Posted 01 July 2008 - 03:42 PM

Hello powdermnky007,

My personal favourite is Antivir http://www.free-av.com/ It is fast and has a great detection rates.
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Posted 02 July 2008 - 02:14 AM

wat about kaspersky?

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Posted 02 July 2008 - 05:17 AM

wat about kaspersky?



That is a great AV, I wasn't aware that it was free though. Do you have a link?
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Posted 02 July 2008 - 10:52 AM

Independent comparatives of Anti-virus Software
click on the "Comparatives" link on the left
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. Of course, you can always supplement your anti-virus by performing an Online Virus Scan.
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