Is there anyone know what is the best Anti-Virus software?

United States
August 25, 2008 5:04am CST
Hi, I need help! I would like to buy a new anti-virus software.. but I got confused and I don't know what is the best in the market, I did have nortan but its not that good!! Thanks
11 responses
• India
25 Aug 08
Hi there, Are you planning to buy an Anti-Virus or you would like to have one for free? I use AVG free 8.0 and I am finding it really good. The good options you have if you are planning buy it would be McAfee, AVG or Kaspersky. I have used trial versions and found it good. Kaspersky is in fact better i think. Go for AVG free now and then later you can upgrade your account. That's my suggestion.
• United States
25 Aug 08
Thanks, I plan to buy one. I use the free anti-virus before and they are not the good in the with Adware.
@subeesh (112)
• India
25 Aug 08
Its really confusing for me to say which is the best. But may i suggest what i use? Its Avira. Last year i was using Norton,its Good, but it will eat your system resourses, and your pc will be quite slow in action.Better you dont install norton, if you dont have enough system cofiguration. There are also free antivirus program such as AVG.
• United States
25 Aug 08
thanks you very much.. I don't know I have install Avira before and it cause me some problem so I remove it. maybe I will shall try the Kaspersky trial verion and see if it good then I will buy it I don't know. thanks
• United States
25 Aug 08
Thank you very much
• Malaysia
25 Aug 08
I suggested u used norton antivirus, i'll used it for a year right now and it really good. but the price is high.
• United States
25 Aug 08
Hi, thanks for the suggestion I have used the nortan anti-virus before and its really not that good when my friend check it with another anti - virus and its free I found more than one virus. anyhow thanks
@slavezero (835)
• Philippines
29 Aug 08
I suggest you buy Kaspersky, Kaspersky Anti-Virus is the best all-around antivirus program for me. It excels at its primary task of preventing viruses. Reviews agree that Kaspersky is better than the bestseller Norton AntiVirus 2008 in all aspects. Kaspersky is fast and light, it won't slow your computer as much as the bestsellers. Some of the users says that Kaspersky has more software conflicts and issues than the average antivirus program. Yet program users like me express a much higher level of satisfaction with Kaspersky antivirus software than with Norton or McAfee programs.
@douchrti (176)
• United States
26 Aug 08
Whatever you decide, make sure you visit the Symantec support section and dnload the "remove norton completely" tool. Avast and AVG are big favs, you cant go wrong with them. Check out review sites, like toptenreviews.com Hope this helps.
@czyuan (96)
• China
26 Aug 08
To be honest, i used a lot of anti-virus software in the past, like rising, norton, mycoffee. In the end, i choose avast, a well-know anti-virus software in my computer. Although it also has some bugs, it is one of the best software i used. So i recommend strongly, lol.
26 Aug 08
Kingsoft Antivirus is a good choice.
@krkchn (160)
• Philippines
26 Aug 08
There are advantages and disadvantages. Norton is good but don't expect all viruses to be captured by norton. expect 1% of attacks to pass since there are new threats everyday and its hard for them to catch up every second. They give you assistance when you are in trouble though. But norton seem to eat a lot of resources though. There are other antivirus softwares out there that eats less memory but you risk of more virus coming in as it offers less protection. So you'll have to choose between performance and security
@Barb42 (4216)
• United States
25 Aug 08
I use the free Avast. It will remove things that Norton's or other anti-virus programs would not remove on our computers. My husband went into safe mode and installed it on my daughter's crashed HD and brought it back to life. She thought she had lost everything. But, we also run Advanced Windows Care (another free program) on our machines and scan them often. It will scan everything and clean it up, including your registry.
@satyakam (1112)
• India
25 Aug 08
Well friend i can suggest two good antivirus softwares that can protect you from any virus attack,one is NOD32 from ESET and another is KAsperasky,you can test it by downloading the trial versions.I'm using kasperasky and it is very god.
• India
25 Aug 08
norton was good some years back, now it is not, i will say avg is the best anti virus currently, and it is also free