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Windows 7: AVG Updates gags applications

27 Jul 2009   #11
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Pay attention to the thread (title). AVG both sux and gags. McAfee McBites.



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28 Jul 2009   #12
CBers

Windows 7
 
 

What do you "experts" recommend then ??

Are you talking about AVG FREE, or any of the AVG range of products ??

I've used AVG FREE for a number of years now on multiple XP, Vista and 7 installations and never had any problems.
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28 Jul 2009   #13
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

we're talking about avg anti virus.
I recommend Eset Smart Security
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28 Jul 2009   #14
dmex

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CBers View Post
What do you "experts" recommend then ??
Microsoft Security Essentials is ranking 2nd and its free

Most Effective Antivirus Tools Against New Malware Binaries
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28 Jul 2009   #15
Antman

 

My key for Avast is bogus. I just got a popup advising that I have amnesty until July 31.

I bought this copy from a friend at his PC shop. Former friend. Acquaintence. Stranger. I never saw the guy before in my life.

I am satisified with Avast, but I might give eset a go. I feel like I should pay Avast - I have been using it for about a year.

I do want my money back from that guy.
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28 Jul 2009   #16
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

lol why use avg when you now have MSE. avg has had no end of problems.

Whats interesting for all the nod32 lovers is the software is ranked 29th on that list whereas MSE is now 2nd.
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28 Jul 2009   #17
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

I have never had this problem. It could be because I use AVG Free.
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