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ESET Nod 32 if you are willing to pay/want to run virus scans for other people. Use Nod 32 in conjunction with Super-Antispyware and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. If you get something nasty use the Microsoft rootkit removal tool. If you are looking for a free solution/don't want to support other people go with the Microsoft Security Essentials in place of Nod 32.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Spooony View Post
Avast, Avira or MSE
Click on my sig Security list. The download links are there.
A AV is a try and test affair. you have to test a few out till you find the one that feels right. Almost like a car
Very helpfull. Thanks alot
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i always used to use Microsoft Security Essentials, until my ISP keep sending me emails that my computer had a virus, and they were going to shut down my internet because it was sending out the virus to other customers or something, so i downloaded the norton suite that comes with my internet, and it found like 3 virus's, and bunch of spyware, that even a full scan on MSE and malewarebtyes coun't find.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by darkRyu View Post
Hey guys. I was wondering which anti virus is the best to use. Norton, trend micro, and ect.
thats a FAT negative on norton! slows you down to a crawl!

call up Anonymous, ask them their advice lol
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For free I would go with Microsoft Security essentials running all the time and having Malwarebytes as a scan on demand AV. Also it is good to have Spybot S&D, that has caught quite a few icky cookies floating around.

Edit: Forgot to add CCleaner, never hurts to clear your temp files once in a while as many nasties never go past those folders.
Edited by Chunkylad - 8/12/11 at 9:30am
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Microsoft Security Essentials. I've never gotten an infection before and I've been to many bad sites . Oh and it only costs free 99.
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Avira + malwarebytes are great together, and ive saved friends computers with theses programs.
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Hi All;

From the last assessment we perfromed. Kaspersky antivirus software has the best detection capabilities. It is not free, but very effective at detecting malware, viruses and other inappropriate activities.

I would agreed the best free AV is AVAST!.

See http://anti-virus-software-review.toptenreviews.com/ for a 2011 comparison
Edited by Kmon - 8/12/11 at 9:45am
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Actually the recent Norton wasn't bad. Prior to 2010 it was total trash, now it's decent. AVG is trash.

MSE is good and popular, but if you use it don't forget to get an Anti-Spyware to go along with it as it doesn't catch everything. Something like Spyware Doctor from PCTools works great.
    
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