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Sami 03-12-2006 02:11 AM

Best Antivirus Software?
I have used all kinds of antivirus software, Presently I prefer AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition.

What is your favorite?

Risherz 03-12-2006 03:01 AM

I too have experimented with all kinds of anti-virus software but for me it would be a tie between Avast and AVG. They basically seem to have same features. Although I've used (installed on many computers in an organization) AVG the most and many people whom I talk to also prefer AVG a lot so I guess AVG would probably win my vote it I would only have to pick one. Although it came in 10th place when PC World rated Anti viruses I still think it is pretty good.

ComDriver 03-12-2006 05:24 AM

I have to say Norton, I've had it for a year or more now and there hasn't been a single virus on my PC since. The only annoying bit is that the antivirus scan takes quite a while to complete.

ChatMod#1 03-12-2006 06:04 AM

I love AVG, and will always use it.:)

William_Wilson 03-12-2006 09:46 AM

I'm not usually one to pay for things as vital as AV, it's kinda like the water for the internet, you can go a while with out it. but eventually you have to have it.
I've use many services, as far as free goes AVG is the best, but for the best AV overall my vote is Norton. Constant updates, reliable help, and many add-ons such as password protection and firewall. :D

Jormin 06-01-2006 03:42 PM

Re: Best Antivirus Software?

Originally Posted by Sami
I have used all kinds of antivirus software, Presently I prefer AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition.

what is your favorite?

I am with Sami on this one. I have been using AVG Free for about four years. I think it is the best in the business.

mkrao_kiran 09-08-2006 08:07 AM

but i love mcafee,pcillin

jtcartboy 10-06-2006 04:07 AM

I must say None of the above
NOD32 by Eset is far and above the best of the best. Yes I agree AVG is good as well as Avast. PC-Cillin used to be good but now it is garbage. I have been playing with the New McAfee 2007 which is pretty decent and also Panda 2007 is pretty good as well. NAV 07 is once again a flaming pile of trash much like their software since 2004. BitDefender and Sophos are really good too. I have one PC that I infect with viruses and I use different AV products and see which one can remove certain new viruses such as Ruin and whatnot.

MIT does a virus research project every year or maybe a couple times a year now that I think about it and for the past 7 years they have ranked NOD32 at the top of the list with Sophos right behind it.

sreeja 10-31-2007 02:26 AM

I am familiar with all this anti virus software.I prefer Norton anti virus.

squirrelnmoose 10-31-2007 11:46 AM

I use AVG and McAfee, both are good.
NOD32 would be my next choice.
Norton works well but it has the greatest performance hit of any of the programs I've used.

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