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Windows 7: Which Anti-Virus Do you Use with Windows 7?


21 May 2009   #1
bhuulo

 
Which Anti-Virus Do you Use with Windows 7?

Dear All,
Which is the Anti-Virus you use and why?

1) Are you satisfied with the Detection Rate, Foot Print, User Interface and many other things.....

I was using Norton Internet Security 2009 (Pre Release) but it expires after 7 days and you have to get a new one again or CLean the system for the traces and Install it again Which I didn't like beacuse it included lot of work...

No issues in Performance wise in NIS (I like it the most after it has become lightening fast)...

Presently using F-Secure and the beta key is upto 6 months It means I can use it for free for 6 months....


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21 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Plenty of threads about this already but my vote is for ESET v4 x64.
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21 May 2009   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

Avast Here,
Plus manual runs of Malwarebytes and Spybot S&D as required
Plus Comodo 3.9 Firewall

And to answer your questions .....

Yes, Yes, Yes, & Yes
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21 May 2009   #4

7600 x86
 
 

ESET NOD32, and i couldn't be more pleased. i love the firewall, the detection rate is good with very few false positives, and the database updates daily. memory consumption is minimal, and overall the app is very unobtrusive - most of the time, i don't even know it's running. the only notices i get come when the firewall detects new apps trying to sneak through.

highly recommended
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21 May 2009   #5
bhuulo

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Captain Zero View Post
Plenty of threads about this already but my vote is for ESET v4 x64.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by garbanzo View Post
ESET NOD32, and i couldn't be more pleased. i love the firewall, the detection rate is good with very few false positives, and the database updates daily. memory consumption is minimal, and overall the app is very unobtrusive - most of the time, i don't even know it's running. the only notices i get come when the firewall detects new apps trying to sneak through.

highly recommended
I can say the same for F secuse but I can't compare them because i have never used ESET
How much time does ESET offer for Beta Testing?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Avast Here,
Plus manual runs of Malwarebytes and Spybot S&D as required
Plus Comodo 3.9 Firewall

And to answer your questions .....

Yes, Yes, Yes, & Yes
Avast Tried but not happy with the UI, it looks like a video player and not a antivirus
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21 May 2009   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I'm using Avira and so far i'm very happy with it.
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21 May 2009   #7

 
 

Use any but "Kaspersky 8 designed for Windows 7 BETA", it's horrible Doesn't do ****.. Notifies you when a trojan got in to your computer and that's all. Well at least it notfies..
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21 May 2009   #8
bhuulo

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zanarkand View Post
Use any but "Kaspersky 8 designed for Windows 7 BETA", it's horrible Doesn't do ****.. Notifies you when a trojan got in to your computer and that's all. Well at least it notfies..
Thank u for updating about Kaspersky but ur infor says that u r on XP 32 bit with SP3 and how did u check Kaspersky, Just Curious, No Pun Intended??
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21 May 2009   #9

Win 7, Win 8, Ubuntu (64 bit)
 
 

Avast FTW. Works perfectly, uses very little system resources, and thoroughly checks everything without being obtrusive in any way. It has integrated perfectly with every web browser and e-mail client, and works on XP, Vista, and 7, 32-bit and 64-bit.

I have no idea what problem you have with the interface, it is intuitive when you even have to look at it (which is rare).

...

Bonus random story (I'm bored)... when I was working as a lowly tech at an independent computer/copier repair place in '97-98, we got a system with a virus on it. Tried every scanner out at the time - including the pricey ones, and they couldn't detect ****. Even fprot failed. I found this random, discontinued program from '93, and it magically detected and cleared the virus. The virus was so old that nothing else even looked for it.
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21 May 2009   #10
bhuulo

 

Sorry for my Dumbness but why Avast and ESET are not listed here
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ant...windows-7.aspx
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