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Windows 7: Which is the Best Antivirus Software?

View Poll Results: Which is the Best antivirus ?
AVG Internet security 6 16.22%
Kaspersky AntiVirus Internet Security 8 21.62%
Norton 9 24.32%
Avira 6 16.22%
Avast 8 21.62%
Bit Defender 0 0%
Voters: 37. You may not vote on this poll

02 May 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

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Agree, there is really no best. Majority of it is preference.
There is no best Anti Virus software. Different Anti Virus software suit different people. Personally I like light weight (AVs that don't use much system resources) Anti Virus software the best.

I originally used MSE but I decided to switch to Avast 5. That chart showed shows that Avast is better. Glad I switched.

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02 May 2010   #22

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).

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Very nice D
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02 May 2010   #23

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

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Very nice D
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02 May 2010   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate

Well personally the A/V software I prefer using isn't on the poll.
I use Eset Smart System, it covers me for everything and it isn't a system hog like some others I can mention.
I guess though it is down to a persons individual needs and preferences, the main thing is of course, that you have one installed to begin with!!
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02 May 2010   #25
royal tyrant

Window's 7 Home Premium 32 Bit

Ive voted Avira, I use avira premium,one of the best antivirus in the world
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02 May 2010   #26

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I hated Norton for years because of the resource hog that it was but my ISP started offering Norton 360 as part of my service so I gave it a try and I must say it is very impressive! Very unobtrusive runs silently when computer is idle, offers a neat back utility its a complete suite including disk clean up and an optimization program.
So I'm very happy with this program.
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02 May 2010   #27

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Comodo Internet Security is also a very powerful yet free security suite.
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02 May 2010   #28

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/x86 Windows 7 Pro x64/x86 Windows 7 Home Premium x64/x86

Layerd security is the only way that insures you are protected.

ESET smart security
A Squared

Nothing gets through.

I do use the paid versions of IOBIT, A Squared and Malwarebytes. The extera realtime protection is what helps the most.
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03 May 2010   #29

windows 7 64bit

i have voted AVG..... It uses some memory but the gaming mode is cool..... And Auto scanning Removal drive when its plugged in is an added advantage i think, though most of the viruses pass through it. Great firewall too . Then Search engine scanning system is also cool, so we can know before entering a site if its effected with virus or other harmful things. Overall I Like Avg .... A near incident is that one of my frnd is using Kaspersky, he plugged a pen drive and a virus suddenly got in and made some harmful things. Later he scanned for it and healed. Same pendrive inserted in my system with AVG. when he plugged in pendrive, AVG's autoscan started and suddenly healed it before it enter. for different persons it varies ...
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03 May 2010   #30
HTC User

Windows 10 x 64 Home 1607 build Redstone (14393.321)

Avast for me I find it goood updats are upp to 4 times a day and it stops dead any malware. Does not intrude and have used it right from when I got a computer with windows 98 on it.
So yes that is the one I have voted for
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