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    avg or avast?

    hello people i was wondering which software to go for avg or avast?

    i have heard that avg have a great resident shield but i have also heard that avast has alot of security options so what shall i got for?
    I classify my self insane

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    Re: avg or avast?

    Neither if you value detection and removal.

    AntiVir.
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    Re: avg or avast?

    I agree with the above

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    Re: avg or avast?

    thanks for fact guys. is AntiVir good av?
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    Re: avg or avast?

    avg's no good then? I've been using it for years unawares

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    Re: avg or avast?

    To save on repetition, check out post #9 to see where I'm coming from: http://forums.hexus.net/operating-sy...i-spyware.html

    Another 'which' thread: http://forums.hexus.net/operating-sy...-software.html
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    Re: avg or avast?

    thanks godsdog your opinons where great!:þ
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    Re: avg or avast?

    Quote Originally Posted by Templar87 View Post
    avg's no good then? I've been using it for years unawares
    Its certainly better than nothing at all.
    Quote Originally Posted by Saracen View Post
    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

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    Re: avg or avast?

    Quote Originally Posted by lilcompt View Post
    thanks godsdog your opinons where great!:รพ
    Opinion backed up with experience and necessity. The experience of cleaning people's messed up systems on a regular basis and the necessity to do it quickly. ...and you don't pay me enough to care what you install on your box. Take it or leave it - in a strictly nice way

    And Agent is right. You'd be a bit foolish not to use any one of three free ones.
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    Re: avg or avast?

    AVG if it has to be free.

    Otherwise I've stuck to NOD32, has yet to fail me

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    Re: avg or avast?

    I've been using Avast the past several months; seems to have a smalelr footrpint than AVG from what I hear.

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    Re: avg or avast?

    AntiVir does seem to have a better detection rate but after using it for a couple of days using it I've discovered an annoying flaw (with the free version).

    F***ING, B***DY POPUPS!

    It would be nice to sit down to play a few hours of Oblivion without the game minimising just to display a big banner telling me to but AntiVir, frankly its more likely to make me delete the damn thing and go back to AVG.
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    Re: avg or avast?

    Had AVG since I heard it was free about 2 maybe 3 years cant remember, its been ok but doesnt pickup everything, since using avast (free edition again ) I am very pleased with it and it pickups viruses etc straight away...


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    Re: avg or avast?

    Quote Originally Posted by Salazaar View Post
    AntiVir does seem to have a better detection rate but after using it for a couple of days using it I've discovered an annoying flaw (with the free version).

    F***ING, B***DY POPUPS!

    It would be nice to sit down to play a few hours of Oblivion without the game minimising just to display a big banner telling me to but AntiVir, frankly its more likely to make me delete the damn thing and go back to AVG.
    If it's the nag screen you are on about, then you can disable it. Just google "disable antivir nag screen" (it's no state secret, but they will put a stop to it eventually).
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    Re: avg or avast?

    Quote Originally Posted by godsdog View Post
    If it's the nag screen you are on about, then you can disable it. Just google "disable antivir nag screen" (it's no state secret, but they will put a stop to it eventually).
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    Re: avg or avast?

    use NOD32 personally

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