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Windows 7: Which is the Best Antivirus Software?

View Poll Results: Which is the Best antivirus ?
AVG Internet security 6 16.22%
Kaspersky AntiVirus Internet Security 8 21.62%
Norton 9 24.32%
Avira 6 16.22%
Avast 8 21.62%
Bit Defender 0 0%
Voters: 37. You may not vote on this poll

29 Apr 2010   #1
reni2040

windows 7 64bit
 
 
Which is the Best Antivirus Software?

Hello guys ! Come and express your views regarding the best Antivirus available in the World.


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29 Apr 2010   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Apparently, none of them are best because so far every single one has caused sharing or connection problems. Or maybe I've been working in the network department for too long LOL.

Only the Windows live essestials seems to work without causing other problems. http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
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29 Apr 2010   #3
reni2040

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
Apparently, none of them are best because so far every single one has caused sharing or connection problems. Or maybe I've been working in the network department for too long LOL.

Only the Windows live essestials seems to work without causing other problems. http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
anyways jus tell a suggestion....
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29 Apr 2010   #4
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reni2040 View Post
Hello guys ! Come and express your views regarding the best Antivirus available in the World.

Sorry, there is no such thing.
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29 Apr 2010   #5
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Agree, there is really no best. Majority of it is preference.


My personal choices would be:
Paid: Norton
Free: MSE

You will find a quite varied opinion on the matter however.
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29 Apr 2010   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
Agree, there is really no best. Majority of it is preference.


My personal choices would be:
Paid: Norton
Free: MSE

You will find a quite varied opinion on the matter however.
+1, those are my choices too. Although lately I have some doubts about MSE which let a couple of buggers pass. Have a look at the chart - for whatever it is worth. The test was done with over 1 million pieces of malware. http://www.av-comparatives.org/

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29 Apr 2010   #7
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

And even MSE has had to be disabled to some programs up and running, not a network, though, as far as I know. I use none of the above.
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29 Apr 2010   #8
dajogejr

7 Pro 64 Bit
 
 

MSE with SuperAntiSpyware Pro (paid version) to back it up.
No issues...
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29 Apr 2010   #9
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

I use: Avast, Windows Defender and Javacool's SpywareBlaster .
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29 Apr 2010   #10
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Norton 360
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