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Windows 7: What's the best and the most lightweight...?

27 Sep 2009   #1
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 
What's the best and the most lightweight...?

Antivirus around?

How about Firewall?

Thanks!


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27 Sep 2009   #2
StormTrooper

Windows 8.1 PRO
 
 

avast i think
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27 Sep 2009   #3
Criminal Fetus

Windows 7 7600RTM X64
 
 

I'm sure you'll hear many different results here, but I LOVE my Avast. It seems to update multiple times a day most of the time and when its not doin that i don't even realize im running a AV lol.
I used to use ZoneAlarm Firewall but that was in my early Vista days it seemed to work most excellent without probs. I would only get annoying initially with new progs since it makes sure nothing goes by that you don't want to. Not sure if its 7 supported yet.
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27 Sep 2009   #4
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

After having used AVG, Avast, Avira, and a few others I vote for ESET's NOD32, the lightest, quickest and most effective I have used to date hands down.
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27 Sep 2009   #5
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Vipre...totally lighter than any other, including Nod32.
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27 Sep 2009   #6
Criminal Fetus

Windows 7 7600RTM X64
 
 

But do any of these give you that extra sense of security by sayin, hey you're ok buddy don't mind me im just doin a little update for ya. k, bye! lol That's my made up scenario for what i see when my Avast comes up and says, "Virus Database has been updated."
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27 Sep 2009   #7
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

They all do that don't they? Hey Igster, never heard of Vipre before.
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27 Sep 2009   #8
neoasr

Windows 7 ultimate 32bit OEM 6.1 Build7600
 
 

yeah vipre is d lightest one.. den eset den avira
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27 Sep 2009   #9
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Just reading through their website now. I like the fact that it's just one option for the program and not bundled into a security suite or other crap like other companies.
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27 Sep 2009   #10
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A320 View Post
They all do that don't they? Hey Igster, never heard of Vipre before.
That's their problem. Due to lack of proper marketing and advertisement, many ppl dont even know about Vipre. But try it to believe it.
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