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Windows 7: AV-Comparatives Retrospective/Proactive Test May 2010

08 Jun 2010   #1

Arch Linux 64-bit
 
 
AV-Comparatives Retrospective/Proactive Test May 2010

AV-Comparatives - Independent Tests of Anti-Virus Software - Main-Tests

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08 Jun 2010   #2

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

thanks, interesting reading...
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08 Jun 2010   #3

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Thanks.
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17 Jun 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 
AV Comparitives May 2010

AV Comparitives just released the results of their latest testing. MSE scored 5th overall which has made me change my opinion of it. Although I won't be switching to it just yet, I must say that I am very surprised by these results..

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18 Jun 2010   #5

 
 

Well it looks like my preferred AV (Avast) is slipping down the ranks...

Then again, I don't use any on-demand / resident scanners.

But why would they pit the free version of Avast against Avira Premium? Both have 'free' and 'paid for' versions
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18 Jun 2010   #6

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Well it looks like my preferred AV (Avast) is slipping down the ranks...

Then again, I don't use any on-demand / resident scanners.

But why would they pit the free version of Avast against Avira Premium? Both have 'free' and 'paid for' versions
That's a shame. Avast needs some help.
BTW, I have never heard anyone using trustport AV.
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18 Jun 2010   #7

 
 

thats the first time i have heard of trust port AV and it looks like norton did not score the best either i guess thats why a layered sercurity defence is best.
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18 Jun 2010   #8

Arch Linux 64-bit
 
 

An early version of Avast! 5 Free was tested. There has been improvements since the test in its heuristics and behaviour engines.

Norton's best feature is its behaviour blocker, SONAR, which isn't tested here.

TrustPort uses the BitDefender and AVG engines.
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18 Jun 2010   #9

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
AV Comparitives just released the results of their latest testing. MSE scored 5th overall which has made me change my opinion of it. Although I won't be switching to it just yet, I must say that I am very surprised by these results..

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MSE has performed very well in all the tests i have seen, and i have my eyes on A/V-comparatives & VB100 etc.
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19 Jun 2010   #10

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

MSE keeps putting up these numbers it will be ready by next year. Then I will consider useing it.
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