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Poll Results: What's the best AV software out of these?

 
  • 9% (7)
    Avira Antivir Premium
  • 2% (2)
    Bullguard
  • 28% (22)
    Kapersky
  • 59% (45)
    NOD32
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post #11 of 76
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Quote:
Originally Posted by droby1987 View Post
I really like AVAST and the fact that it is free.
Are free antivirus programs really as good as ones you pay for? (It's not a sarcastic comment, it's a genuine question )
    
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Originally Posted by PTRACER View Post
Are free antivirus programs really as good as ones you pay for? (It's not a sarcastic comment, it's a genuine question )
They have tended to fair a little worse than paid antivirus programs but I would say not enough to worry.

Out of the 4 choices you have given, I would say Kapersky or NOD32. My choice would be NOD32.
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post #13 of 76
NOD32 is the Shiznit. Gota love the Heuristics. Kaspersky is also good. It's a bit more graphically advanced and is suitable for nooby users.


NOD32 FTW!!!
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post #14 of 76
Quote:
Originally Posted by PTRACER View Post
Are free antivirus programs really as good as ones you pay for? (It's not a sarcastic comment, it's a genuine question )
No most all free AV programs are terrible, especially AVG. Avira is also decent, and avast is supposed to be good
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NOD32, masta of all av's!
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post #16 of 76
I find that unless you download things at random and go to a lot of less-than-reputable sites (if you get my drift) viruses aren't an issue so much. It's more Spyware and Adware you have to worry about nowadays.

That being said, my school supplied Kaspersky, and it worked better than Norton, McAffee, or AVG for me. However, the consensus seems to be nod32, so I may have to look into that if I decide to get an Anti Virus program any time soon.
    
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NOD32 is great, full of features, secure, and best of all, it doesn't bother you every 10 seconds. It is almost free of mandated user input. I highly recommend it.

On that note, I happen to be able to get copies of NOD for $15 where I work and they are $50 retail. If any of you are interested, I can pick you up a copy if you PayPal me it. I'll go make a thread in the sales forums.
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NOD32 is great, full of features, secure, and best of all, it doesn't bother you every 10 seconds. It is almost free of mandated user input. I highly recommend it.

On that note, I happen to be able to get copies of NOD for $15 where I work and they are $50 retail. If any of you are interested, I can pick you up a copy if you PayPal me it. I'll go make a thread in the sales forums.
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AV-Comparatives did a test in the end of 2006 with all the Major AV programs

Direct PDF link

It's a great read
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