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post #21 of 44
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Originally Posted by Dustin_Broke View Post
and the most popular.
Not sure how popularity correlates to security..

Tip #1:
Use the edit button instead of making double posts.

Tip #2:
Read your thread again and count how many people suggested certain AV's.
The choice is pretty clear.

Also, it's not a marriage. If you don't like one of the AV's suggested, uninstall and try another one.
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post #22 of 44
NOD32 is probably one of the best ones out there 'cause it sounds like you wanted the best "paid" antivirus program (not a free app).
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Well I' am not saying that I wanted paid forsure I just saying if a paid one is better then I should think about it as long as it doesn't cost way too much. But is MSE is the best then I will use it since it's free also which is always a plus.



Btw I post each time I think of something since alot of times I learned in the past that if I just edit and edit and keeping doing that it won't show on the topic lists on main page that I just now posted something. So people might think I posted this lets say an hour agao even I just posted it now. That's just an example.
post #24 of 44
For Paid i would use in order Kaspresky, AVG, NOD32
Free AVG heard mse is ok but some people say some viruses slipped by it
     
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post #25 of 44
No anti-virus is going to be full proof. Save your money and try out MSE or Avira. There will always be some other Norton "deal" in the future.
Edited by Riou - 12/25/10 at 9:35pm
post #26 of 44
I've used Norton a few times. I hated it. As for the paid versions I've used. For ME, meaning what worked for me. was ...

1. Mcafee
2 NOD32
3. Kaspersky

As for the free versions...

1. MSE
2. Avira
3. Avast

If I were you, and you want to stick with free antivirus, then go with MSE. If you want a paid version, well then try them out before buying them, most have a trial period.
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post #27 of 44
i hate to say this, alot of people say AVG finds "fake viruses" as in the folding @ home client and such....when i had it, it tried to tell me that a led zeppelin retail CD was a virus -.-'
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post #28 of 44
Save your self some time and computer resources, get Common Sense 3.0 and MSE 2.0.

You should be all set, I find it EXTREMELY hard to get a virus on my system, I mean, probably the only way to get one would be google up virus downloads or something.
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post #29 of 44
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Someone said this about Norton.


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I agree. Norton has come a long, long way over the years. NIS 2011 is fast, lightweight, and provides excellent protection.

Are you sure that Norton is not good even it's been updated alot than it use to be?


Someone also said this.


"Norton Internet Security (from 2009 to 2011 versions) changed dramatically in contrast to previous versions.
It no longer slows down the computer, and it has a very high detection rate."
post #30 of 44
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Someone said this about Norton.





Are you sure that Norton is not good even it's been updated alot than it use to be?


Someone also said this.


"Norton Internet Security (from 2009 to 2011 versions) changed dramatically in contrast to previous versions.
It no longer slows down the computer, and it has a very high detection rate."
Most people here are basing their impressions of Norton based on other's experiences of older version or their own experiences (of old versions). It's like saying my old Pentium 4 sucked so all future Intel CPUs on must suck as well. The new versions of Norton are definitely improved, superior to MSE in my opinon. I don't know why even people recommend MSE for free antivirus (unless the low resource use is their major factor), Avira consistently gets higher detection rates for a free antivirus software.
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