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Hey guys,

just wanted to know what everyone's opinion was on the two, which do you think is better?

Thanks
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Comodo thinks everything you download is bad and notifications will keep popping up saying something about that program or something. Avast likes to work behind the scenes almost, it doesn't bother you with the crap like comodo, plus comodo puts that dumb geek buddy and all that crap on. Avast and Comodo are both great but i like Avast better
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hmm interesting and some good points there wink.gif

What are your thoughts about Comodo Dragon browser? lol
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I liked Avast until eventhough I asked it to ignore a false positive it would continue to warn me about it so I just stuck to Comodo Security Suite
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Would you be opposed to trying out Microsoft Security Essentials? I have been running that with a manual scan of malwarebytes since MSE came out and haven't had one problem with it so far. It's also a freebie that gets updated with windows. My two cents.
 
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Would you be opposed to trying out Microsoft Security Essentials? I have been running that with a manual scan of malwarebytes since MSE came out and haven't had one problem with it so far. It's also a freebie that gets updated with windows. My two cents.

I actually have that installed on my other computer. I just want to hear peoples suggestion on Avast and Comodo more in particular. They seem like a pretty cool company with lots of free stuff to download, I just installed their Dragon web browser and its actually kinda cool biggrin.gif except for couple small things its EXACTLY the same as Chrome
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I second the above comment, if you are running Windows 7.

I also prefer Avast over Comodo, due to the annoying popups that I experienced using Comodo, always recommend Avast to my friends who are still running Windows XP.
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Personally i'd say Avast / MSE for Antivirus and if you need a Firewall use Comodo.
 
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