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    Best Antivirus?

    May I know what is the best antivirus on the market so far for 2005-2006?

    When I tried finding the top ten antivirus all I found was off dued searches, so can someone help me? and please don't say Norton is good, because, all it gave me is trouble.

    Well, everyone has his own taste

    thanks
    Last edited by lankan_man; October 30th, 2005 at 20:17 PM.

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    Techzonez Governor Super Moderator Conan's Avatar
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    I'm happy with Avast Professional.

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    ^ Both Avast and Nod 32 have been great for me.

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    I use avast! as my main AV and BitDefender 8 (free) as the backup on demand scanner. BitDefender has yet to find anything so avast! must be doing a great job.

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    Panda and Norton Internet Security 2005 are good by me.PC World rated the Panda suite the best for adware,virus protection,spyware and firewall protection,in the most recent issue.
    The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

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    Well, does avast slow up you're computer as much as Norton 2005?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lankan_man
    Well, does avast slow up you're computer as much as Norton 2005?
    Doesn't slow my PC at all.

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    using nod32 here. Great for blocking drive by downloads

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    I use Norton and yes it can be a big resource hog if installed to default but spend a few minutes reconfiguring it and it has a very small footprint. I have not been let down by it for over two years.

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    Mcafee 9 works well for me. Or try AVG Free with a software firewall (ZA, Kerio or Sygate).

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    I doubt if there's any one best free antivirus out there. AVG and Avast are decent free antivirus applications.

    Some of the good commercial ones are Kaspersky (heavy on system resources) and Nod32 (liked by many TZers, haven't tried it myself).

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    Avast isn't free, thats why i'm going to get it, my theory is that get better by paying then getting for free.

    So I'm going to buy Avast, or maybe get it by a friend.

    I already tried nod32, but that was one hard antivirus, I'd say it was pretty much complicated!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lankan_man
    Avast isn't free, thats why i'm going to get it, my theory is that get better by paying then getting for free.

    So I'm going to buy Avast, or maybe get it by a friend.

    I already tried nod32, but that was one hard antivirus, I'd say it was pretty much complicated!
    avast! Home edition is Free and avast! Pro cost $$. Both have the same detection. Pro has a few more options in configuration and has Script blocker.

    Most all the AV's have a free trial download, best to try them out and see which is the best for you and your system.

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    Avast isn't free, thats why i'm going to get it, my theory is that get better by paying then getting for free
    But Avast has a free edition What he said ^
    Last edited by rohitk89; October 31st, 2005 at 14:19 PM.

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    Nope, only trials

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