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post #21 of 51
As others have said - MSE.
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post #22 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by amstech View Post
Norton and McAfee are the worst.
Nothing tops Kaspersky.

AVG is decent, thier free suite is good basic protection.
AVG used to be decent several years back. Their product is subpar now.

Norton used to be pretty terrible several years back. But since Norton 2010 came out, it is actually better than AVG and a bunch of other AV's. Symantec has stepped its game up.
post #23 of 51
Microsoft Security Essentials

AVG - Has become more bloated as of late

MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

Spybot Search&Destroy
 
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post #24 of 51
Microsoft Security Essentials. Free. Works. Why not?
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post #25 of 51
Avast Home Edition.
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post #26 of 51
another vote for Microsoft Security Essentials
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post #27 of 51
AVira + MBAM = No problems

Seriously, haven't had a virus in a long time

but then again I don't visit fishy things...
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post #28 of 51
MSE or Avast are both good.

Remember.....

AV software cannot block stupid
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post #29 of 51
You can go wrong with AVG or Avast free editions. I hear Avira is also good.

I personally use AVG Free in conjunction with Comodo Firewall, Malwarebytes and Spybot S&D
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post #30 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joephis19 View Post
MSE or Avast are both good.

Remember.....

AV software cannot block stupid
I disagree. Use an old version of Norton where it renders your computer useless. Can't get a virus if the computer doesn't work.
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