What's the best antivirus for you?

@wrangel15 (1443)
Philippines
November 18, 2007 8:42pm CST
Base from experience, please tell me what's the best antivirus for you? If you can, please elaborate on features, etc...
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12 responses
@allan5d (120)
• Philippines
7 May 08
i think there's no best when it comes to antivirus, but there are definitely worst antivirus. based on my experience, a combination of trendmicro client/server suite and avast antivirus home provides best protection for my computer. it will also be of big help if you install spybot .
@wrangel15 (1443)
• Philippines
8 May 08
I agree with you. Anti-virus software have their own advantage and disadvantages. The thing is the things you really need in an anti-virus.
@chirantani (1382)
• India
7 May 08
In used Avg and i think it is good for my PC.
@wrangel15 (1443)
• Philippines
7 May 08
One thing I like with AVG is that it is free for download from the web.
@naseefu (1607)
• India
6 May 08
In my home computer we using Kaspersky anti virus.I think it is good and can delete most viruses.I had used AVG and Nortor before.Nortan will affect our sysem speed.I also used the Macaffe antivirus.For me the good one is Kaspersky antivirus.Thanks
@wrangel15 (1443)
• Philippines
7 May 08
I hear news that Kaspersky is good. It can detect recent viruses. By the way, I use Windows before but Ubuntu right now. I feel good I'm virus free.
@Lightlord (379)
• Greece
19 Nov 07
Actually... I don't use an anti-virus beacuse I can very well handle the viruses on my own. I just have a good firewall (ZoneAlarm) against attacks. If my comp gets infected by trojan or something it can't do anything because my firwall blocks it. And I can erase it by some simple programs I use (Hijack this, ProceXP, Autoruns) and I am done. I don't prefer using anti-vir because it slows the computer down.
@wrangel15 (1443)
• Philippines
7 May 08
Aside from firewall, using other Operating System like Linux or Mac also free us from bothers from viruses. :) I use Ubuntu now and is totally virus free.
@chunter (1761)
• Singapore
19 Nov 07
I won't know of the best one....But I'm using Avast! and its not too bad... Well, its free also
@wrangel15 (1443)
• Philippines
7 May 08
I haven't tried that. But I usually see internet cafes using Avast.
• India
19 Nov 07
The best anti-virus solution i ever saw is Avast Anti-virus . Its the best man ! It is silent in the status bar , and does all the things an anti-virus solution must do . It also makes me alert when it finds some trojan or virus in my system , and also repairs that too . The other thing about Avast is that its for free for non commercial and home use . So why to buy other anti-virus solutions if we are getting such a good one. Another plus point is that , now i can work with more and more windows open , and its pretty fast even in my 256 mb ram system (when i was using some other popular anti-virus solutions this was not that case - my system became too slower at that time ). Now i am completely happy and satisfied with Avast.
@wrangel15 (1443)
• Philippines
22 Nov 07
Thanks...
@mfbz78 (189)
• Malaysia
8 May 08
i always use Norton anti virus and i think it was the best anti virus so far.
• India
7 May 08
Well going according to the ratings the best antivirus will be kaspersky and norton but in the computer one has to fight against not only viruses but adwares and spywares and to do so one must obtain and internet security suite and not only an antivirus so I think most of the internet security will do. I personally suggest using a combination of kaspersky for virus, avg for trozans and spyware doctor for spyware. Those who cannot afford it may opt for zonealarm it is free. So cheers ..
• Philippines
25 Nov 07
I am currently using Symantec Corporate Edition. This software was advised by my close friend who is an IT graduate and is currently working on a recognized computer shop. Actually, recently, I am using Avira AntiVir Personal Classic Edition. This software is also effective in detecting viruses, provided if you update this regularly for you to be fully secured. Never try to use Symantec if your memory is low. As much as possible, you have to upgrade your PC first before installing Symantec Corporate Edition because it uses a lot of memory, therefore slowing down your computer. In spite of that, its effectiveness and quality of detecting viruses are high.:-)
@diillu (5128)
19 Nov 07
According to my personal experience I would like to tell that AVG has been doing great. It has given a real good protection to my computers. It is automatically updated and it has been able to detect the many virus that other antivirus weren't able to detect. Since, the day I got this anti-virus on my computer, my computer has been healthy.
@amitavroy (4826)
• India
19 Nov 07
well i have used a lot of anti virus prog. i have used maafee. then i have used bit defender and now i am using norton 2007 and i think it is working nice for me. it eliminates all kind of illigal activity and also has a nice virus detection system. it also stops my laptop and pc form getting affected by usb drive viruses which are so common in my office and i have to come with files from my office. all in all it isnice and also it has a nice update system. so i will rate it as a nice one. and the best thing is that it does not eat up a lot of resources.
@ayou82 (3460)
• Philippines
19 Nov 07
the best for me is Norton..