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Poll Results: Which Anti-Virus should I purchase?

 
  • 52% (19)
    Kaspersky
  • 47% (17)
    Avast!
36 Total Votes  
post #11 of 20
Thread Starter 
Ok thanks for the replying and voting everyone I've decided to go with Kaspersky due to popular vote and the fact that it's only half the price so again thanks and cheers
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post #12 of 20
I'll never install Kaspersky again. Its made me reinstall OS some ten times, waste of money. I know I've been recommending Avast alot but it really is much better than all other A/V software other than MSE.
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post #13 of 20
Yea i've been using avast for years and i must say its the best by far.
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post #14 of 20
I'd pick Kaspersky any day over any other.
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post #15 of 20
hmm have you tried the solutions from comodo?
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post #16 of 20
I'd say Kaspersky over Avast.

BUT, I'd also say that instead of spending ~$80 on an anti-virus, you could download Microsoft Security Essentials (free) and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (also free), let MSE run as your live scanner, do a full scan of MBAM once a month, and spend the 80 bucks towards something fancy for your PC
post #17 of 20
I just got rid of Avast after previously recommending it.. Too many friends and family getting infected from simple things that Avast should have caught.

I haven't used it, but I'd be way more inclined to recommend the paid version of Malwarebytes before I ever recommended Avast again. Avast wasn't bad, but I didn't feel it did the best job for the money.
    
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post #18 of 20
Kaspersky is awesome
$80 is quite a ripoff though, but I can regularly get 3-user licenses at the local store for $20 or less
post #19 of 20
I voted for Kaspersky, but Antivirus only. I have my router firewall, i don't need another. IMO, all the antivirus that include internet security bog down the OS. Noticeably. And as for Avast, well, we all know how great Avast is..... /sarcasm
    
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post #20 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rayzer76 View Post
And as for Avast, well, we all know how great Avast is..... /sarcasm
I've read around several publications touting Avast! as one of the best free anti virus products, but when it comes to the paid version, many more suites tend to out gun it.
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