Who has the best Antivirus program? 8 replies

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#1 9 years ago

Nortons, panda or kaspersky? Give your oppinion on best antivirus program? I have a decision on choose which one is the best antivirus for Vista Norton or Panda. I had mistake on using Bitdefender I lost so much money for the license But after installed, my laptop is slower everyday, and I removed it.




AlDaja

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#2 9 years ago

I gotta say avast! is a really good program and it is free. I haven't had hardly near the problems I used to since switching over to avast!. runs circles around Norton anyway.




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#3 9 years ago

That's the problem with subscription antivirus programs these days; you don't always get what you pay for. Avast! and Avira are both free, and are loads better than Norton or McAfee. I recommend one of those two.




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#4 9 years ago

Avast is great. I've been using it for about a year and I have zero problems. Kasperkey is also good I have a friend who uses it and he tells me it's one of the best.




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#5 9 years ago

Avast! is very good. But if you're set on a professional program, then either Kaspersky or NOD32. Those are the leaders in antivirus programs at the moment. The better-known ones like Norton and McAfee don't really merit a mention against those two.




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#6 9 years ago

Agreeing with Pedantic. Of the paid-for, professional ones, I prefer NOD32. Avast! is definitely the best free program. It's pretty light too on recourses. Norton in comparison is awful! It'll also give your a crapload of false positives.




*The.Doctor

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#7 9 years ago

My vote goes to Avast! as well.




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#8 9 years ago

aVast! aswell from my corner




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#9 9 years ago

I bought McAfee a while back when I bought this laptop, the subscription eventually run out. Didn't bother me too much as I planned on reformatting and getting an free (aVast) AV instead. But I noticed it wouldn't even perform scans anymore. That it won't update is one thing but why won't it scan? That's just silly. It's like buying a car with service/warranty support, and after those run out you can't even use your car anymore. :uhm: I bought the prodcut, shouldn't I be able to perform scans (even if they are "outdated") for aslong as I like?

So no way I'll be going back to either Norton or McAfee. =p If I'd go for a proffesional AV again I'd probably try out Kaspersky.