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What Is The Best Anti-virus Out There At The Moment


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#1 TONY L

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 08:26 AM

I know this may have been ask before, but what is the best anti-virus out there at the moment?

I'm looking for something that don't take up a lot of resources.
At the moment I'm using avg7, the free version. But not sure if its doing as good as job as many others out there.

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 11:22 AM

Hi TONY L,
You can have a look thru' this Anti-Virus Comparison to get an idea how they are all performing.
If you are concerned about resources, my experience with Norton products is that they are a huge resource hog.

Check out our section Freeware Replacements For Common Commercial Apps.

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#3 TONY L

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 02:06 PM

Thanks TMack, i appreciate your help

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Posted 09 April 2007 - 05:22 PM

You could try Nod32, this is light on resources and has a good reputation.

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Posted 09 April 2007 - 07:51 PM

I would recommend AVG Anti-Malware (antivirus and antispyware) or the Internet Security Suite, which I use. The free versions of AVG antivirus and antispyware are very good also, some other choices to check out are DrWeb antivirus, F-prot antivirus and NOD32.

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Posted 09 April 2007 - 10:53 PM

NOD32's spyware protection, though not yet on a par with its antivirus capability...is a good choice if you want one tool to provide your antivirus and primary antispyware protection.

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