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Windows 7: Which Antivirus is Best?????????

06 Feb 2011   #11
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Qmass55 View Post
I'd take the Microsoft over Norton, actually I'd never take the Norton. KIS works for me.
Been using KIS for almost 2 years without any problems or infections, however I suggest MSE for basic protection


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06 Feb 2011   #12
baxxter

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 

Kaspersky slow donw the pc and and have many false alarms
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06 Feb 2011   #13
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baxxter View Post
Kaspersky slow donw the pc and and have many false alarms
Older version used to, but the newer is light and uses less than 25MB of RAM. It has less false positives. Keep in mind that no AV is 100% accurate

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06 Feb 2011   #14
baxxter

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 

I know np av is perfect but in av comparative it seems have alot fasle alarm ,and i tried the newest version its still slow down the pc
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06 Feb 2011   #15
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baxxter View Post
I know np av is perfect but in av comparative it seems have alot fasle alarm ,and i tried the newest version its still slow down the pc
It might be system specific since I never got any slowdown
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06 Feb 2011   #16
Nibiru2008

Windows 7 Professional X64 Build 7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
 
 

I use and recommend G DATA AV or Internet Security. It does not slow down the system, relatively fast scans and a light footprint.

In addition, at av-comparatives.org it gets good rankings and reviews. Usually its in the top 4 or 5 listed. Plus it is very price competitve.

The AV is $29.95 / year and the Internet Security is $39.95 / year.

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Asking what is the "Best AntiVirus" is like opening Pandora's Box on web forum. All you will get is TONS of opinions and answers.

For a truly impartial method and an excellent website for checking on the various products availble go to: www.av-comparatives.org

Their latest report in a PDF format: Whole Product Dynamic Test Overall Result 2010 Report (English)
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06 Feb 2011   #17
gobbetto

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits
 
 

AV-comparatives still has MSE 1.0; actual version is 2.0.657 and is a lot better, I use it and prefer it over EsetNOD32, AVG, Avira and avast! which I used in the past.

It doesn't seem very accurate to me to compare Norton 2011 with MSE v. 1.0; why they don't compare Norton 2008 with MSE 2.0?
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06 Feb 2011   #18
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

i had probs with kis a year ago and used Microsoft for a while. i got a deal on the Kaspersky pure 2 months ago and it runs perfect on my machine and the extras you get are a bonus. worth the money in my opinion
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06 Feb 2011   #19
Matt2488

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Comodo offers the best Internet security, as well a wide array of free products. Back up software, Registry cleaners, and etc.

http://www.comodo.com/

Why pay for security when you can get the best for free? Not to mention all Comodo security suites come with a free 60 day trial of high quality technical support with the Geek Buddy program.

Technicians can connect to your PC via secured network, scan for issues and correct them.
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07 Feb 2011   #20
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote:
offers the best Internet security
There is no 'Best'

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Registry cleaners
Useless on Windows 7

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Windows is a closed source system. Developers of registry cleaners do not have the core code of Windows 7 and are not working on definitive information, but rather they are going on past knowledge and experience. Automatic cleaners will usually have to do some guesswork.

Modifying registry keys incorrectly can cause Windows instability, or make Windows unbootable. No registry cleaner is completely safe and the potential is ever present to cause more problems than they claim to fix.

Registry cleaners cannot distinguish between good and bad. If you run a registry cleaner, it will delete all those keys which are obsolete and sitting idle; but in reality, those keys may well be needed by some programs or windows at a later time.

Windows 7 is much more efficient at managing the registry than previous Windows versions. Even if you use the CCleaner registry to delete keys left over when uninstalling programs, these few keys will not make 1 millisecond's difference in performance. If you run CCleaner or any other registry cleaner and do not know precisely what you are doing, you will have problems down the road. There are no gains to be had from using a registry cleaner and the risk is great.

Forget all the "wisdom" you learned about XP. Windows 7 is not XP and does not manage the registry the same as XP.
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