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Choice between two Antivirus Suites


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#1 Sir Maru

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Posted 19 June 2010 - 06:24 PM

I presently use Zone Alarm Security Suite Version 9.1.008 and have seen a good review of Norton Internet Security 2010.

I use Windows XP SP3 with a Dell XPS 600 - Intel Pentium D CPU 3.2 Ghz.

I saw a good review by PC Magazine of NIS 2010 and am wondering if I should switch.

Please give reasons for your recommendation no matter what you recommend.

Thanks.

Edited by Sir Maru, 19 June 2010 - 06:32 PM.


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#2 mute20

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Posted 19 June 2010 - 07:55 PM

If you are going to switch AVs I would recommend using eset nod 32 , it's not hard on the system most of the time. I have been using nod32 for a good year or so I so have personal experience with it.

Edited by mute20, 19 June 2010 - 07:56 PM.


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Posted 19 June 2010 - 08:06 PM

Yeah, I've heard good things about ESET. I think it's one of the best paid AV's out there.

But I prefer free AV's myself (Avast). :thumbsup:

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 04:38 AM

Norton Internet Security 2010, definitely! I choose to trust such an excellent company and its powerful software.

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 07:16 AM

Independent comparatives of Anti-virus Software <- click on the "Comparatives" link on the left
TopTen Review: AntiVirus Software Product Comparisons
gizmo's Best Free Antivirus Software
AntiVirus Software Comparative Malware Removal Tests
Virus Bulletin <- requires registration

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. Read Anti-virus Testing Websites: An overview of testing sites
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