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post #51 of 96
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is it me or are the security companies ...
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Malware will almost always be ahead in the curve. Antivirus try to find the ways that viruses enter because there is no way to 100% secure a system without cutting it off from the net, even then anyone with physical access can still infect it. They're just too many variables to account for. Viruses take advantage of this and purposely go about infection every way possible.
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post #52 of 96
I used to love AVG Free. Circa 2006/2007.

Then it's like they did some kind of Anakin skywalker-style turn-to-evil. Now they're just awful.

They're still standardized on it at work for some reason. This is supposed to be a secure Windows domain yet it still pops up a nag screen ever time I login to tell me the AV is expired. That's ITs' concern, not mine. I'm just a user. AVG also installed a toolbar into Firefox. For the corporate paid edition. By default.

I don't actually know if it's any good at detecting virii, only that GriSoft has apparently turned to evil.

Currently I'm using MSE because it's good so at least have something rather than nothing. I really don't frequent suspicious sites like I did in my college days
 
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post #53 of 96
ESET Smart Security 4
post #54 of 96
I just use common sense, and download/run an antivirus every couple of months, then uninstall it.

Built this computer in Julyish, downloaded and ran a full AVG scan last month, zero viruses. Uninstalled it again after that.
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post #55 of 96
I use a combination of nod32 for minimal ram use and malwarebytes. In my experience antivirus software never really truly fix the problem, they just tell you that you have one. It takes malwarebytes brutality to really get the infection by the balls.

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post #56 of 96
Norton, It's been good to me. I also have Malwarebytes free for backup.
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post #57 of 96
avast +1

also F norton and McAffe.
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post #58 of 96
Free: Microsoft Security Essentials (Pure fact, no "ifs" or "buts")
Paid: NOD32.

Also, MalwareBytes is NOT an antivirus. They tell you that themselves. It's designed to be run along side your existing antivirus.
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post #59 of 96
trendmicro or mcafee are good.
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post #60 of 96
Norton 2011, low system usage, a lot of features and control, great protection and fast.

For free setups i generally put on avast and comodo firewall

Haven't tried mse, i was thinking about it then recently i saw a few reviews that indicated it is slipping behind
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