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Windows 7: AVG 9 or Avast 5?

View Poll Results: AVG 9 or Avast 5?
AVG 9 7 20.00%
Avast 5 28 80.00%
Voters: 35. You may not vote on this poll

19 Oct 2009   #11
kreesdqban

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Avast has good AV benchmarks, but the interface takes some getting used to...

I too saw that AVG was a little heavy on resources and doesn't scan for rootkits...


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19 Oct 2009   #12
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Well this thread isnt really about other choices
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20 Oct 2009   #13
gforce23

Win7 RTM, XP Pro, Arch Linux, Puppy (Quad boot)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kreesdqban View Post
Avast has good AV benchmarks, but the interface takes some getting used to...

I too saw that AVG was a little heavy on resources and doesn't scan for rootkits...
You're probably talking about the older version (4.8). The new beta v5 looks great and has a straightforward interface.
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20 Oct 2009   #14
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by neoasr View Post
m gonna for avast 5.. its getting gud review.. avg didnt jell for me..

avg has many false positive.. slow scanning , little heavy

avast has few false positive , fast scanning , little heavy
I guess you still havent tried the AVG 9 version. Its much improved now.
BTW, I will go with Avast 5.
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20 Oct 2009   #15
neoasr

Windows 7 ultimate 32bit OEM 6.1 Build7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by neoasr View Post
m gonna for avast 5.. its getting gud review.. avg didnt jell for me..

avg has many false positive.. slow scanning , little heavy

avast has few false positive , fast scanning , little heavy
I guess you still havent tried the AVG 9 version. Its much improved now.
BTW, I will go with Avast 5.

Dont say i havent.. m not shooting in the darkness....
ofcorce its improved.. but wat about false positive..

i want silent firewall, but avg is annoying asking 4 everything..
dont know about avast firewall..

Lets See after avast 5 release
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20 Oct 2009   #16
kreesdqban

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gforce23 View Post
You're probably talking about the older version (4.8). The new beta v5 looks great and has a straightforward interface.
Sorry about that, you're right (its about time they update)
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01 Dec 2009   #17
F1FAN

Windows 8 Pro 64 bit
 
 

when is avast 5 gonna be out?? said on there blog october bit its still not here how come?
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01 Dec 2009   #18
Thisislaw

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post
I'd use MSE. lol

But really if I had a choice between just Avast or AVG, I'd go AVG. :)
+1
Second time to say +1 to you today :P
If I had to choose then AVG otherwise MSE for sure.
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01 Dec 2009   #19
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I'd choose Avast 5.
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01 Dec 2009   #20
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
I'd choose Avast 5.
+1

In a heartbeat.
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