Which AV you all use?

Discussion in 'Security and Anti-Virus Software' started by T-ravisty, Jul 18, 2012.

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  1. djembe

    djembe drum while you work

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    I was using Avira on one system and Norton on another. Although Norton ran fine (the new version is actually pretty good), and I was able to get a good initial price on it, the renewal cost was too high, so I switched to Avira on the other system as well.
     
  2. heywheelie

    heywheelie Notebook Geek

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    I'm also using Norton Internet Security. Works great. Renewal cost is very high so better to look around and buy a new licence every year.
     
  3. Jarhead

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    Using MSE (combined with Malewarebyte's) for my computers. Though I never really feel a need to use them much lol.
     
  4. Fishon

    Fishon I Will Close You

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    Same here.
     
  5. ajkula66

    ajkula66 Courage and Consequence

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    Avast (free version) + Malwarebytes.
     
  6. noric

    noric Notebook Consultant

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    Am I the only one noticing that Avast has become more and more intrusive? IMHO version 6 was the best. In version 7 it's always warning me with false positives. I also had the forced installation of Chrome browser issue.
    What about version 8? I haven't tried it yet.
     
  7. Apollo13

    Apollo13 100% 16:10 Screens

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    MSE. Does what it's supposed to well enough and with sufficiently few false positives. Though I don't really get enough virii to give it a good test.

    It's also not too bad on performance. Of course I'd prefer it to be lighter. But I've seen a lot worse.
     
  8. ibbi1337

    ibbi1337 Notebook Consultant

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    MSE? Seriously? ROFLMAO!

    Congrats for using the worst AV on the planet that catches no viruses, can fix nothing, and needs to be updated manually via Window Update everyday rather then update automatically

    You *think* you have no viruses because you never know they are there duhhh

    Microsoft Security Essentials and McAfee Fail Security Certification - Dennis Tech

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    I pity anyone who uses that POS
     
  9. Jarhead

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    Works well enough for me, and running Malwarebytes after a MSE scan turns up nothing.

    Also note that "Dennis" is testing only using XP, and won't test AV software with the more commonplace Windows 7 until Q3 2013. So for anyone with an updated OS, I don't see any meaningful conclusion from their testing.
     
  10. Dragnoak

    Dragnoak Notebook Evangelist

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    QFT

    MSE + MBAM is all I need. I also run Spybot S&D, but only for their tools.
     
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