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Windows 7: Poll: Which type of antivirus do you use, recommend?

View Poll Results: Which security software, if any, do you use
Microsoft Forefront Client Security 14 8.81%
McAfee Antivirus 7 4.40%
Avast! Antivirus Home Edition 34 21.38%
Windows Defender 15 9.43%
Norton of any kind 18 11.32%
Other 83 52.20%
None 10 6.29%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 159. You may not vote on this poll

04 Oct 2009   #101

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Internet Security Performance Benchmark Report 2010:

http://www.passmark.com/avreport

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04 Oct 2009   #102

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cheeriokilla View Post
Internet Security Performance Benchmark Report 2010:

http://www.passmark.com/avreport
thanks.
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05 Oct 2009   #103

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cheeriokilla View Post
Internet Security Performance Benchmark Report 2010:

http://www.passmark.com/avreport
thanks.
muhahaha GO ESET !

though I can't believe norton is number 1 O.O;;; wow I guess norton is doing what microsoft is doing lol! a good job finally lmfao.

now some evidence on the detection rates ;P would be awesome !
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08 Oct 2009   #104

 
AV Poll

MSE
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08 Oct 2009   #105

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
I tried the rest, and now, IMHO, I've got the best ... MSE .. opinions may vary...
I'm with you on that one.
Avast worked well until I got issues with skins.
MSE was quick, ez to install and already blocked the fake scanner you have a virus ploy.
Regards,
Adrian
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08 Oct 2009   #106

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, # Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Well, i use avira and it satisfies me...
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08 Oct 2009   #107

Windows XP
 
 

I used AVG in the past, but now I strictly use Cyberdefender. I downloaded their free scanner from their website and it found a bunch of junk that AVG had overlooked. I eventually ended up getting the full version which gets rid of all of the viruses and comes with 24/7 technical support. The tech team is great and will answer any question, not just those related to the Cyberdefender software. I would definitely recommend trying Cyberdefender.
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08 Oct 2009   #108

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by twinkycowboy View Post
I used AVG in the past, but now I strictly use Cyberdefender. I downloaded their free scanner from their website and it found a bunch of junk that AVG had overlooked. I eventually ended up getting the full version which gets rid of all of the viruses and comes with 24/7 technical support. The tech team is great and will answer any question, not just those related to the Cyberdefender software. I would definitely recommend trying Cyberdefender.
Sorry to tell you this, but Cyberdefender is a FAKE antivirus. The scanner you downloaded gave you fake results - meaning that you never had a virus even though it said you did. This is done to sell their product.
You can read comments on the official cyberdefender website, Spyware Removal from CyberDefender Internet Security: offering virus scan and anti-spyware downloads here:

cyberdefender.com | WOT Security Scorecard | WOT Web of Trust

Still dont believe me? Take MBAM (Malwarebytes anti-malware) for a run. It is very trusted and will remove everything it finds for free.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware - Reviews and free Malwarebytes Anti-Malware downloads at Download.com

NOTE: MBAM will detect cyberdefender because it is a fake antivirus.
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08 Oct 2009   #109

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gamepro127 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by twinkycowboy View Post
I used AVG in the past, but now I strictly use Cyberdefender. I downloaded their free scanner from their website and it found a bunch of junk that AVG had overlooked. I eventually ended up getting the full version which gets rid of all of the viruses and comes with 24/7 technical support. The tech team is great and will answer any question, not just those related to the Cyberdefender software. I would definitely recommend trying Cyberdefender.
Sorry to tell you this, but Cyberdefender is a FAKE antivirus. The scanner you downloaded gave you fake results - meaning that you never had a virus even though it said you did. This is done to sell their product.
You can read comments on the official cyberdefender website, Spyware Removal from CyberDefender Internet Security: offering virus scan and anti-spyware downloads here:

cyberdefender.com | WOT Security Scorecard | WOT Web of Trust

Still dont believe me? Take MBAM (Malwarebytes anti-malware) for a run. It is very trusted and will remove everything it finds for free.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware - Reviews and free Malwarebytes Anti-Malware downloads at Download.com

NOTE: MBAM will detect cyberdefender because it is a fake antivirus.
+1.
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09 Oct 2009   #110

windows seven
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by apple2005 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Avast is way better than AVG in terms of detection, less false positives and low on resources. Besides, many Gurus here prefer Microsoft Security Essentials.
Here's a good review about antivirus: AV-Comparatives picks seven on-demand antimalware winners - Ars Technica
Thanks once again. I have removed AVG and just installed avast home edition. Lets see.
You are welcome mate. You made good choice. However, one big reason to uninstall Avast is its interface. The CD player look doesnt do for most of the ppl and then they end up uninstalling it. If you feel so, then you can go for Free antivirus - Avira AntiVir.
hahaha mate! I uninstalled avast due to its very poor interface. I am using now Nod32 version 4.
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