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Windows 7: Which one? Avast or bitdefender?

06 Dec 2009   #11
Qdos

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
The choice is obviously a matter of personal preference.
Well it's not much of a choice in that case.

I will recommend Eset way out in front of either contender suggested


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07 Dec 2009   #12
ReshadGP

Windows 7 Ultimate build 7600 (64bit)
 
 

tnx for your answers ! I've tested avasted for 2 years and it's been working well but, in xp ! I dont know why just after installing avast on my 7 64 bit version it hangs a lot so that i decided to change my antivirus.
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07 Dec 2009   #13
Rishone

Win 7 64, OSX Snow Leopard
 
 

I will recommend MSE too, its much simpler to use.
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07 Dec 2009   #14
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Qdos View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
The choice is obviously a matter of personal preference.
Well it's not much of a choice in that case.

I will recommend Eset way out in front of either contender suggested
Could you please state your reasons? Is it faster, catches more viruses, easier to use?
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07 Dec 2009   #15
Qdos

 

You could check NOD32's rankings if you doubt it's superior, there are numerous virus ranking sites which attest to the top X number of products and point out their bonuses and weaknesses.
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07 Dec 2009   #16
builder tools

windows xp pro sp3 now windows 7 x64 ultimate
 
 
eset security smart security 4

well I use eset smart security 4 its fast and you can get a free full version to try out for a month I used the ones you mentioned and ended up with some wicked viruses and had to do a fresh install of windows real bad news eset is without a doubt the best security out there allso malewarebytes is a great free one it really does what its namesake says and it WORKS big time
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09 Dec 2009   #17
builder tools

windows xp pro sp3 now windows 7 x64 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ReshadGP View Post
tnx for your answers ! I've tested avasted for 2 years and it's been working well but, in xp ! I dont know why just after installing avast on my 7 64 bit version it hangs a lot so that i decided to change my antivirus.
well used it first of all on my pc with xp pro 32 bit but now its on my pc x64 windows 7 ultimate no problems at all only one security ive used that my pc hasnt got an infection at all i dont no why i do scans as infections get blocked live but i do for peace of mind personally i wont change it for nothing
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09 Dec 2009   #18
builder tools

windows xp pro sp3 now windows 7 x64 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ReshadGP View Post
I've installed Win 7 32 bit on my pc and till now i dont have any problems of hanging like ones which I had in my 64 bit version.
I'm afraid of installing Avast antivirus cuz on my 64 bit version just after installing it my com hanged many times
plz help me find a good antivirus !
did you install the x64 bit for windows 7 i cant see how you have a problem otherwise its no good installing the wrong software for the appropriate operating system me ime a proper eset security advocate nothing compares to it the worst I had was avg free 370 serious treats may as well not have any security with avg
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