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Which anti-virus of these two?

Poll Results: Which AV?

 
  • 27% (13)
    ESET NOD32
  • 46% (22)
    Microsoft Security Essentials,
  • 25% (12)
    Other (please specify)
47 Total Votes  
post #1 of 24
Thread Starter 
Hi all.
Between ESET NOD32 and Microsoft Security Essentials, which is the better AV in your opinions?
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post #2 of 24
I don't really rely on anti virus, so if I have one I like it to not annoy me and stay in the background.

Mse fits the bill perfectly
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post #3 of 24
Exactly what he said ^^^^.
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post #4 of 24
Been using MSE on all 4 systems and has been working flawlessly
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post #5 of 24
AV is rather useless.

Just scan your drives with a LiveCD bimonthy and you'll be good.
post #6 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Randallrocks View Post
AV is rather useless.

Just scan your drives with a LiveCD bimonthy and you'll be good.
Please disregard the above statement.

The most important thing is really to be a cautious user. Don't give applications admin privileges if you do not trust them, enough said

MSE integrates well with Windows 7 and will provide good performance and protection, informing you of any issues rapidly.
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post #7 of 24
Avast Anti-virus_ Its FREE and works awesome, BEST Damn antivirus I've ever used and I'm not even paying for it =] it updates itself and it protects my PC, I have it installed on my brothers computer and my parents computer also(Considering my folks will click on anything that pop ups or install random crap and so far Avast has done its job to protect them)

Never had a virus ever with it, been a primary user of Avast for 2-3years now and I can tell you, you won't regret installing it, it doesn't take up a lot of resources to run it, all you have to do is register it and your done. Again, did I mention it was free? =]

I've used Norton(Takes too much resources and its annoying as heck since it pretty much does things without ever asking you for permission and when it does as you for permission its annoying, plus it sometimes prevent your regular programs from accessing the internet, causing you to go in and manually set it so the program can go online)

Kazspersky - Its wonderful, but it costs money and I hate having to pay to renew its subscriptions every now and then and I find that Avast is pretty much like Kazspersky, except its free =]
Edited by httuner - 5/28/11 at 8:50pm
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post #8 of 24
Nod ain't free. If you want to pay for a antivirus you might as well get Kaspersky or give it a trail run. It got a very good packer.
post #9 of 24
Other

Dont be a fool and click the random email. Dont download a torrent without seeing reviews. Use firefox and delete history and cookies. Use peerblock if you need extra internet security.

Dont watch pron unless in firefox?
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post #10 of 24
http://top-10-antivirus.com/

trust me bitdefender is better if only just for the game mode
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