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AVAST VS KASPARSKY


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#1 cromshield

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Posted 05 February 2016 - 06:35 AM

So can anyone suggest me what i choose for my laptop because i little bit confused. please help


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Posted 05 February 2016 - 07:35 AM

Hello and welcome:

 

You ask a common question with no "right" answer.

There is no one, "best" AV or security program that suits all computers, all users, or all budgets.

 

@quietman7 has posted an exhaustive, authoritative series of pinned topics here: Answers to common security questions - Best Practices

In particular, post #2 addresses AV choices...

 

Cheers,

 



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Posted 05 February 2016 - 07:56 AM

Hi,

 

Both products have good reputation and are available as Trial versions, my suggestion is to install one of them and use it during the Trial period to see if it performs ok in your computer.

 

After the trial you should be able to choose the one that performs better in your machine and that you feel more comfortable to use.

 

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Posted 05 February 2016 - 04:51 PM

Also be sure to read the Steps for Replacing your Anti-virus.
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Posted 05 February 2016 - 07:29 PM

Before deciding you may want to see this thread on the avast forum.



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Posted 06 February 2016 - 08:32 AM

Appears many avast users are not happy.
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Posted 06 February 2016 - 12:03 PM

Appears many avast users are not happy.

 

I tried the 2016 version of avast and I do not like the new GUI... They left to much of the 2015 behind and the 2016 main UI did not mix well at all. It makes it more complicated to get around.

As far as comparing Simplicity I'd choose Kaspersky for now. As for detection I don't think you can really compare them much as they are going to be generally the same.



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Posted 08 February 2016 - 06:09 AM

i read all comments you have a great knowledge so i see there are all satitsfide with kaspersky so i will go with kaspersky.



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Posted 08 February 2016 - 08:32 AM

Good choice and good luck.
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Posted 09 February 2016 - 04:59 AM

@bleepinjanitor thnx you sir



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Posted 09 February 2016 - 08:50 AM

You're welcome.
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Posted 09 February 2016 - 01:47 PM

A combination of Windows Defender (in Win10), Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit and the free Zemana Anti-Logger have so far been a bullet-proof combo for my pc, as well as, of course, keeping everything updated and discarding out-dated versions of software if necessary. The latter of the 3 suites I downloaded from BC, and all for free! And all this after struggling with a well-known paid-for AV suite that was, in a word, dreadful.

 

Not recommending here, just saying what appears to be working for me.


Edited by robby501, 09 February 2016 - 06:20 PM.

Im a rookie and purely recreational pc user. Im utterly obsessed with security (even though I consider myself a safe and law-abiding internet user!) and run a combo of the following freeware security suites.....

Windows Defender/firewall

Regular scans with Malwarebytes, AdwCleaner, JRT, HitmanPro

 

 

 


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Posted 09 February 2016 - 03:12 PM

And that combination is fine. As I have said many times, a particular setup that works well for one person may not work as well for another.
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