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Windows 7: Security Suites : Your Choice Matters

View Poll Results: What's the security suite of your choice ?
Avira Premium Security 3 6.12%
AVG Internet Security 3 6.12%
Avast Internet Security 8 16.33%
BitDefender Internet Security 2 4.08%
Kaspersky Internet Security 10 20.41%
Panda Internet Security 0 0%
Trend Micro Internet Security 1 2.04%
Norton Internet Security 16 32.65%
ESET Smart Security 6 12.24%
F-Secure Internet Security 0 0%
Voters: 49. You may not vote on this poll

12 Mar 2010   #31

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Yep the Norton 360 V4 is very light weight on resources and very effective on malware.

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12 Mar 2010   #32

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matt_0978 View Post
Norton 360 for me, currently using version 4

as you can see, it is using very little resources albeit I'm using win 7 x86
Hi, please click on Show Processes from All users in your task manager.
There should be 2 processes named CcSvchst.exe.
You are correct of course

this whilst running a 'quick scan'.
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12 Mar 2010   #33
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Interesting poll .. the majority of infected machines I see, use Norton/Symantec

I voted for Avira Premium Security Suite.
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12 Mar 2010   #34

Arch Linux 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by malexous View Post
Although, the process that was using 3,528 K is now using 7,172 K.
Back to using 8-9MB of RAM.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Interesting poll .. the majority of infected machines I see, use Norton/Symantec
That could mean a lot or it could mean nothing.
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12 Mar 2010   #35
Great Poster

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit English

Again, without quoting anyone, Norton not only drastically improved memory optimisation, it also catches malware efficiently. And Norton Full 360 is also capable of tuning the pc. On the downside, its not at all available in native x64 avatar. Norton reps said me their native x64 products will be available by mid 2010. Lets wait and watch. In the meantime guys did you all hear about the energizer scam? It seems energizer had loaded the machines of its product users with a trojan, and it monitors port 7777 and allows remote control of the botnet. Avg was the first to make us know about it.
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13 Mar 2010   #36

Windows 7 64bit RTM

I'm quite happy with Microsoft Security Essentials and the built-in firewall.
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13 Mar 2010   #37
Great Poster

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit English

I want more votes !
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13 Mar 2010   #38

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/x86 Windows 7 Pro x64/x86 Windows 7 Home Premium x64/x86

ESET has always saved the day. Norton may have cleaned up its act but lost all trust.

I have been installing ESET on my customers PCs for the last 6 years and will never go back to or recomend

ESET is just that good.
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13 Mar 2010   #39

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

I currently don't use a security suite because putting all your eggs in one basket IMO is not the smartest thing to do. Layered protection from different sources has served me well and has proven to be the better option for me.

With that being said, since I use Kaspersky AV right now and have used their security suite before, that is my choice in your poll.
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13 Mar 2010   #40

windows 8.1 Pro x64

My top choices are;
Paid: NIS
Free: MSE
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