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Windows 7: Best anti-virus?

07 Nov 2009   #11
kodi

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Here's the ratings based of malware removal test in October 09 by AV-Comparatives.

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@ Dinesh, you probably have forgotten more than I know about Security but your reports mean absolutely nothing. With a different set of viruses, trojans etc. the results would be completely different.
Before this thread is finished you will find more than 20 AV'S recommended as they are the best.
The truth is that most do a good job but not a perfect job,it's a matter of perception if you think that a certain AV does a better job use it and BE HAPPY with the thought that your system is protected.
As stated earlier a multi-layered approach is the best defense.


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07 Nov 2009   #12
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kodi View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Here's the ratings based of malware removal test in October 09 by AV-Comparatives.

Attachment 35425
@ Dinesh, you probably have forgotten more than I know about Security but your reports mean absolutely nothing. With a different set of viruses, trojans etc. the results would be completely different.
Before this thread is finished you will find more than 20 AV'S recommended as they are the best.
The truth is that most do a good job but not a perfect job,it's a matter of perception if you think that a certain AV does a better job use it and BE HAPPY with the thought that your system is protected.
As stated earlier a multi-layered approach is the best defense.
That chart helps ppl to judge accordingly. n BTW, these tests are run on a heavily infected machine with most wild viruses available out there. The October 2009 test were conducted to see which AV has the capabilities of not only removing the virus but also removing the left overs registry entries and stuffs.

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07 Nov 2009   #13
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Yeah but like he said, a different set of tests will give different results. It is a good guide but people need to read a few different reports and reviews then make a decision based on there needs (which is usually if they want a free product or are willing to pay)
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07 Nov 2009   #14
neoasr

Windows 7 ultimate 32bit OEM 6.1 Build7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kodi View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Here's the ratings based of malware removal test in October 09 by AV-Comparatives.

Attachment 35425
@ Dinesh, you probably have forgotten more than I know about Security but your reports mean absolutely nothing. With a different set of viruses, trojans etc. the results would be completely different.
Before this thread is finished you will find more than 20 AV'S recommended as they are the best.
The truth is that most do a good job but not a perfect job,it's a matter of perception if you think that a certain AV does a better job use it and BE HAPPY with the thought that your system is protected.
As stated earlier a multi-layered approach is the best defense.
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27 Nov 2009   #15
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Norton Antivirus 2010
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29 Nov 2009   #16
MadMatt

7600.16385 x86
 
 

Kaspersky Internet Security is always the best, deep down in your heart you all know that. Heuristic method pioneer, HIPS, application controller, behavioral method pioneer, network attack blocker. It's simply the best there is.

I've tried all famous anti-virus suit and here they are IMO:
>>Avira Premium Security is better but lacks of [app controller] it has allowed me to install rogue antivirus CS (cyber security) while kaspersky will force Windows to show "Access is denied. OK". It also lose in 2nd or 3rd or 4th and on and on on scanning time duration while kaspersky lose the 1st only.
>>ESET SS4 is good and only ESET is lighter than Kaspersky but when auto-remove is disabled I can still execute *.exe files of malware while kaspersky will force windows to show "Windows cannot acces the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item. OK". And the proactive protection is really bad, it does not detect all malware if we just open the folder where the malwares are, it needs to do an on-demand scan of the folder to detect all the malwares.
>>BitDefender Total Security 2010 is excellent but lacking in GUI aesthetics and the GUI is not so easy to understand.
>>Symantec/Norton Internet Security 2010 is excellent but its toolbar is slowing my internet browsers and its parental control are hard to install, and are lacking in signature it has found 55 while Kaspersky found 59 of my malware collection.
>>AVG commercial version is average.
>>F-Secure is average.

The only lacking Kasperky has is that it took a loooong time to remove malwares, while ESET and Avira does it instantaneously. But that's why Kaspersky is 3 stars in Malware Removal Test.

And here I attached the lastest tests from AV-Comparatives, it says NIS2010 is the lightest but I don't think so, ESET is the lightest, Kaspersky 2nd, NIS 3rd.


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29 Nov 2009   #17
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

If Kaspersky didn't slowed down Explorer, I'd still be using it.
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29 Nov 2009   #18
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Here are the just released November results, which include Microsoft Security Essentials:


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29 Nov 2009   #19
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Been testing G data for more than a week now. Looks very impressive.
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29 Nov 2009   #20
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Been testing G data for more than a week now. Looks very impressive.
I thought you weren't going to install any different av products...
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