wanna know the best antivirus!!!

India
December 22, 2010 9:21am CST
hi guys, i have been working on the net for more than 3 months now.i am keen to install the best performing antivirus. previously i had mcafee installed, but it used to consume lot of my pc memory..leading to hang ups.so recently i changed to avira antivirus, but i am still not sure whether it's a good one. can you please share your experiences regarding the antivirus which have given you best results so far...
19 responses
• India
24 Dec 10
san1980 ,i would definitely suggest KASPERSKY INTERNET SECURITY.I have been using it from last couple of months and it works very well as it does get updates all the time from server.But if you are looking for free antivirus then i think AVAST AND MALWAREBYTES combination will do.Hope this would help.
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• Philippines
22 Dec 10
I have avast antivirus on my system.. but most of the people in my place say that the best antivirus is Kaspersky.. However, you have to purchase Kaspersky in selected computer stores.. It's really expensive but it works better than other anitvirus software... ^_^
@dibs2010 (132)
• India
23 Dec 10
i can help you out from this problem. i have license key of kespersky internet security 10 and 11. which is purchased original. which may price low from the shop.
• Philippines
27 Dec 10
Thanks for the comment. So how much does Kaspersky Antivirus software cost? and How can you be able to help me install this kaspersky in my pc?
@Lisander (273)
• Armenia
23 Dec 10
I use free Avira antivirus, it's very good with resources. And really does his job - I haven't had one virus problem after it - he always found the viruses when i just opened the site or started to download, so, the viruses had no chance to get in my computer. It checks on the fly - always when you are opening something, reading, and does it in such a way that your computer does not slow. I had that problem with norton and kaspersky - they really slowed my computer, and they always found viruses when I checked my computer once a week. Why they let the viruses to get there I don't understand - avira catchs them before they have a chance to do that. he checks even internat pages on the fly and always says me - i found virus, deny? that way - no virus on my comp, they all got catch on the entrance. I hope this helps, have a nice day))
• India
24 Dec 10
hi guys, thanx for your continued response for this discussion.i guess it'll be really useful for even those who are looking for good antivirus solutions.
@asliah (11149)
• Philippines
23 Dec 10
hi, its important to have an anti virus in our personal computer, to avoid some viruses but it could also making slow the performance of your computer, even in a mobile phone anti virus is important, i think the best anti virus is NORTON anti virus. i used it before and this application have good and nice performance.
• India
23 Dec 10
hi guys, thanx 4 all your responses so far...i guess it'll take some time to know which one works the best!!
• United States
22 Dec 10
Microsoft Security Essentials would be my recommendation for free anti-virus protection. You can download Microsoft Security Essentials for free from Microsoft, right here. http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/ Why? 1. Microsoft Security Essentials is free anti-virus protection straight from Microsoft. 2. User friendly. 3. Easy to use and work with, even if you're removing a virus. 4. Easy to set-up and configure. 5. Integrates well with Windows Firewall. 6. Virus history of viruses you cleaned and removed from your computer. 7. Microsoft Security Essentials constantly keeps itself up to date with the latest virus definitions, every single day. 8. Multilingual. So, if you speak Spanish, or any other language, you can download and install Microsoft Security Essentials in your favorite or native language.
• India
23 Dec 10
hi emperor, thanx for your response.it's from microsoft....so i'll surely check it!!!
@dr_m4sh (12)
• France
30 Dec 10
Less CPU consuming anti virus software AVG NOD32 AVIRA ANTIVIR (use it if you're on a network)
@jshekhar (1563)
• India
28 Dec 10
Hello friend, If you ask me, go for Kaspersky or AVG. Both are good and if you want to use it for domestic purpose only, you will get them for free for long periods of time, unlike the other ones, which offer free version for only a few months. I have been using them for a long time now and there hasn't been any problem whatsoever. Hope the same is the case with you too.
• Indonesia
27 Dec 10
i use symantec on my pc, for me as goog as any antivirus, each user still must safeguard and prevent the virus does not infect out pc.
@dav20b (508)
• United States
23 Dec 10
I like Avast anti-virus program compared to all of the other programs I have used.
@lingli_78 (12845)
• Australia
23 Dec 10
so far, i only use 2 anti virus for my computer in the past... one is McAfee and the other one is Norton... and i believe that both of them are equally good with their own advantages and disadvantages... at the moment, i am using AVG Anti Virus Free Edition 2011 and it is not bad as well... take care and have a nice day...
@mahesh72 (155)
• India
23 Dec 10
i think avest is the best anti virus which is free.avg also does well but it slows down the system a bit.as far as paid antivirus is concern ,i think kasperskey and NOD32 are the best anti viruses.kaspersky takes bit more space then the above given antiviruses.hope it helps.
• Singapore
23 Dec 10
I've used Trend Micro and AVG. These two are good and reliable. AVG is improving on their virus database and Trend Micro, I've not used it since last year but I can guarantee that their security is fantastic. I've been using AVG free edition and it didn't give me any problems. I've just upgraded to the 2011 edition and it's working perfectly alright So...pick your choice!
• United States
23 Dec 10
I think nortons 360 is one of the best on the market now. i have tryied mcafee and a zlob virus got through and ruined the hard drives on my 2 laptops. as soon and i bought new hard drives and put them in i loaded nortons 360 and so far it has been 2 years and i am still safe. there is also a really good free one at there called free AVG.
@meenneixz (668)
• Philippines
23 Dec 10
Hi, avast pro 4.8 works best for me, It is light and will not consume a lot of pc memory. Also try to check sophos protection that's what we are using right now in the company that we are working.
@dibs2010 (132)
• India
23 Dec 10
Hi I'm a Hardware and software engineer. i also used those kind of anti virus but they actually do not do any thing in a free version. now i using kespersky internet security anti virus but it is purchased original. ant it is working very nice. but in free version avira is also a good anti virus. happy holiday's.
• Germany
22 Dec 10
I've a lot of antivirus from panda, avira, norton among others but so far i think the best is Eset NOD32!
@sunny4691 (546)
• India
22 Dec 10
Hey you should go for AVG internet security 2011, iam using it its best for me.It has got many features like antispyware,rootkit, id protection,and many more.I downloaded it from torrent and using it without any problems.It also doesn't makes the PC slow
@lunion (64)
• Indonesia
22 Dec 10
I think (in my humble opinion) the best antivirus these days is ESET NOD 32.. try googling it.. it receives several awards in many computer magazines. i've tried it and i must say i'm satisfied with it. it doesn't slow your computer down the way norton do, and is quick to scan and fix viruses. Anyway, you should have some local antivirus at hand, they can work very efficiently since there's tend to be specific viruses in some local area. Where i lived in, almost everyone install one local antivirus and one general antivirus (norton, mcaffee, eset, etc).. Hope this helps..
22 Dec 10
Hi i used norton anti virus system but that also reduced your computer speed if your computer have low memory and i am using avgantivirus that is free at the moment and i am happy and satisfied with that for so far and thats also free at the moment so better if you check that out