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Windows 7: Avast 5 officially released

20 Jan 2010   #11
GeorgeB

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
Not very scientific of a test with only 8 samples. AV-Comparatives in one test used 23,000 virus files and I think the highest found rate was 13,000. It just depends on which test virus you are using.
I am not a scientist, I did it for fun to see what kind of results I would
get

Even though there were only 8 samples, it shows that AVAST did poorly
while all the others did much better.


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20 Jan 2010   #12
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeorgeB View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
Not very scientific of a test with only 8 samples. AV-Comparatives in one test used 23,000 virus files and I think the highest found rate was 13,000. It just depends on which test virus you are using.
I am not a scientist, I did it for fun to see what kind of results I would
get

Even though there were only 8 samples, it shows that AVAST did poorly
while all the others did much better.
I realized that, but my point is if you use 8 other samples you will probably get different results. The old saying, its not what you know, but what questions you are asked.

Jim
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