Best Anti-Virus so far?

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Jun 30, 2011

Best Anti-Virus so far? by Fluto at 10:18 AM (1,886 Views / 0 Likes) 40 replies

  1. Fluto
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    My Pc wont run many programs such as steam or skype out of no where and my Trend micro Subscription expired
    Is the any other Anti-virus (or whatever) program to fix my pc now and protect for the future.

    Doesn't matter if its free or not i have my ways of geting it [​IMG]

    I dont like norton (too many Ads about it), Trend micro (too annoying / glitchy).
    avast makes too much noise.

    Any suggestions?
     


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    Kaspersky (any, but my favourite is Pure) or Avira.

    Don't forget Malwarebytes for regular scans, either.
     
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    Microsoft Security Essentials.

    It's free, lightweight, doesn't bother you with useless notifications, gets rid of every virus and it's my favorite Anti-Virus app!
     
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    BitDefender is one I always use and I find it the best anti-everything.
     
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    Wow too many ones can someone say which one would be good there's too many opinions.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Try Kapersky.
    And are you really Australian? Your English is quite bad.
     
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    Y'know, you should use Kaspersky. I'm using it, and it helps.
     
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    Norton would be fine if it wasn't overall, a pile of crap.

    I personally use Microsoft Security Essentials. It has done a fine job.
     
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    BitDefender is almost the best one but it is heavy [​IMG].
    I like its performance.
     
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    +1

    Also, I haven't had a single false positive (one time with a different antivirus, most of the internet (no joke) was blocked because it was 'infected'.
     
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    Been using avast! Antivirus for a few years now. Love it, has never given me a single problem.
     
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    I type fast on a wireless keyboard.
    It happens a lot.
     
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    Seconded, compared to every other anti-malware tool, it runs the lightest and integrates into windows the best.

    Plus Microsoft have an advantage, as they get sent bug-reports from viruses in production (don't believe me? google it).

    the one tool that might be better than MSSE, is this
     
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    +1

    As for when that doesn't work, I use Kaspersky. I don't know if it's the best, but I have seen it perform much better than free alternatives.
     
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    Sadly, I got my first false positive from MSE today, Metal Slug Collection for PC crack and MSE went off it's head complaining it was a level 4 infection, clicked read more, and it said they have never seen the file, lol, suprisingly though, AVG didn't pick it up as anything.

    And for anyone wondering, I'm running AVG and MSE at the same time and I know this can be a bad idea because of conflicts, but I've never had a single conflict apart from one time when they both detected a trojan and I got rid of it using MSE and AVG just froze so I had to end all AVG's processes, nothing other than that though.
     
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    From my opinion:
    Free: Avast!
    Paid: AVG, Norton, Kaspersky etc.
     
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    Paid AVG is worse than MSE atleast in my experience.
     

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