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Offline Chaotic.Mess05

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Time for a new antivirus.....
« on: January 09, 2015, 07:53 AM »
Time for a new antivirus.....

I go through amazon to purchase my antivirus protection because i only have 1 pc. I buy it for 1 download. My question is which do you think is better?

Norton doubled in priced. I paid $22 for 1 year for 1 pc last year it is $50 this year.

AVG is $27 for 2years for 1pc.

I have used Norton for a few years but never AVG.

Thoughts? Thanks for any help.  :-* :-*
                  
 

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Re: Time for a new antivirus.....
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2015, 08:04 AM »
Well, my laptops both came with Norton, which my IT guy said it's a total piece of c.rap, and recommended me installing Avast instead, which is very good and also free.

Since I was curious, though, I also tried Avira, AVG, and Eset for a while. Honestly, they only gave me a headache, each time I used them. AVG was the least annoying of the three, but it consumes a lot of RAM. Avira was always giving false positives because of cracked programs (AVG did that too, but not all the time). And Eset is paid, and I found the trial version quite overwhelming, because it was always scanning and scanning and scanning.

So, from personal experience, I'd recommend using Avast Free, but it also has a paid version, if you'd like to try. ;)
 

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Re: Time for a new antivirus.....
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2015, 11:56 PM »
I've been using Norton Antivirus for years and I've never had any viruses on my any of my systems.  But I also have firewall software and anti-malware software on my system.  Which keeps my system safe from threats.
 

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Re: Time for a new antivirus.....
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2015, 03:19 PM »
I don't use any Antivirus, they cause more problems than solve them.
 

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