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Mcafee Total Protection vs. Avast Internet Security


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#1 Desion

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 10:57 PM

Anybody know which one is overall better, Mcafee Total Protection 2010 or Avast Internet Security pro?

My Mcafee subscription ends soon so i am looking for any good deals i can find on anti-virus software. I noticed that Mcafee brought their price down on their Total Protection 2010 to $39.99 (3 user license, 1 year), which is cheap! Although, i found a better deal on Avast Internet Security pro, which was $99.95 (3 user license, 3 years).

So this comes down to the main question, Which one should i buy?? Thank you in advance! :thumbsup:

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 11:14 PM

Personally I would go for one of the freeware options.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 11:00 AM

Well, to answer your question, I would go with the paid version of Avast before I would pick McAfee. McAfee is such a resource hog that I would never consider using it on any of my machines.

But like Budapest said, the free version of Avast would serve you just fine. :thumbsup:
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Posted 22 April 2010 - 11:42 PM

Yes although the new version of mcafee (McAfee 2010) was updated and is alot lighter and consumes less resources. but thanks for the suggestions guys.
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Posted 23 April 2010 - 11:14 AM

No problem. :thumbsup:
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