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Poll Results: what is the best Internet security (anti virus with firewall) ?

 
  • 1% (1)
    AntiVir
  • 18% (13)
    Avast
  • 5% (4)
    AVG
  • 2% (2)
    BitDefender
  • 2% (2)
    Comodo
  • 0% (0)
    F-Secure
  • 15% (11)
    Kaspersky internet security
  • 0% (0)
    McAfee
  • 7% (5)
    NOD32 smart security 5
  • 1% (1)
    DrWeb
  • 8% (6)
    Symantec
  • 0% (0)
    TrendMicro
  • 36% (26)
    Microsoft
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post #11 of 58
Avast and MSE, IMO are the best AVs I've used until now.
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post #12 of 58
I recomend the use of Microsoft security essentials or AVAST! I have used both for years on my PC's and both are great troubble free easy to use programs. smile.gif
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post #13 of 58
i like MSE, wait for the new version coming out which is still in beta smile.gif should fix what's wrong with the current build of MSE.
i'd also like to point out avast!

those two are my favourites ^_^
post #14 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by Derek1387 View Post

AVG used to be great..... then it kinda... died.

I lol'ed.

Anyway, I recommend MSE, that and monthly Malwarebytes scans keep me virus free.
post #15 of 58
I have also tryed to find a answer for this question, but from what i have researched & tested, a combination of "Avira & Malwarebytes" works best for me. + (Very light on resources)
Note: i also believe these antivirus are good to = NOD32,Kaspersky,Avast,Trent Micro,MSE,AVG with the exeptions of "hit & miss" & false Positive, + smart internet sufing & downloading will (of course) help.
Edited by KEX - 12/27/11 at 7:26pm
post #16 of 58
http://www.overclock.net/t/1008095/w7n-microsoft-security-essentials-scores-low-on-av-test
Hhere is that thread take it for what its worth. I personally use avgn zonealarm with malware bytes as backup
Edited by Namwons - 12/27/11 at 7:38pm
post #17 of 58
Kaspersky internet security
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post #18 of 58
MacAfee is the best, lightweight and great.
I've used MSE and NA as well.

Don't recommend NA though.
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post #19 of 58
I have used Kaspersky Internet Security since 2006. I also continue to see people rave about NOD32 since then. If you want all around security with all bells and whistles I would go with KIS if you want lightweight I would keep NOD32.

I have used just about every A/V at one point or another and besides who happens to detect more viruses in a given year I would have to say that kaspersky is the best and not just the software I really like the company.

Keep in mind. Free Anti Virus will always be < a Paid Anti Virus. Keep this in mind with people recommending free A/Vs. If you want a free one then by all means there is nothing wrong with that because you can't beat free.
Edited by ChaosBlades - 12/27/11 at 7:54pm
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post #20 of 58
I used to use MSE but it let something through once so I dropped it. I just use Avast now. For paid, Kaspersky in my opinion can't be beaten.
    
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