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Which AV software do you use?

  1. AVG

    17 vote(s)
    43.6%
  2. Kaspersky

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  3. Anti-Vir

    3 vote(s)
    7.7%
  4. Norton

    6 vote(s)
    15.4%
  5. McAfee

    3 vote(s)
    7.7%
  6. Avast

    8 vote(s)
    20.5%
  7. Panda

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  8. NOD32

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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    Ian Guest

    Was just wondering what you guys use as your main AV software? I switched from AVG (free) to Kaspersky a year back, and I'm much more impressed :thumb:

    Only cost about £7 from Aria at the time so wasn't breaking the bank!

    I'd be interested to know what other AV's are popular :)
     
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    joby Outlet Forums Contributor VIP Member

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    I use AVG free on on my home PCs - 1 has a full Anti-Malware licence I think -I like it - especially now with v8 (without the linkscanner/ie toolar installed). The old ewido anti-spyware engine which avg bought was seen as one of the best - v8 free now includes the anti-spyware component which is a real bonus.

    My office server has AVG Email Server edition to protect exchange, and my office PCs have Symantec corporate AV installed. I have always liked symantec corp - not Norton though!
     
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    Oggy VIP Member

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    I have F-Secure at work and funny enough also on my main PC at home. :satan::satan: Two other lappies use AVG Free which I am happy with. :)
     
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    Lulubelle VIP Member

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    I've had McAfee since my first PC in '97 - always been very happy and, paying a few quid for OEM, it's cost effective. I would NEVER touch Norton, it absolutely EATS system resource!
     
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    I'm using Norton Corp at the moment but have been thinking about trying something different as I feel it might be slowing the system up a bit.
     
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    Avast free edition for me, does its job with minimal fuss and low system resources. Recently gave the new AVG a try but didn't like it so went back to Avast.
     
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    i switched to Kaspersky 7 but hated it. People say norton is resource hungry but i don't think so. I like norton.
     
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    I was using AVG free until V8 which seemed to be slowing the system down. I am now using Avast free and am happy with that.
     
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    avast is really good. Been using for 2 years and never had any problems.

    Mcaffee and norton are the crappiest options. :crash:
     
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    Avast free here. The update voice impresses the technophobes.
     
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    swapmeetpete

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    None :satan:
     
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    Avast here as well. Used to use AVG free until V8
     
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    rrbean

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    AVG all the way
     
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    hbahia

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    Symantec
     
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    NOD-32 has been perrfect for my system, small size, regular updates & not a resource hog like some other makes.
     
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    I use Panda Antivirus Pro 2009, Before that I used AVG Plus Firewall.
     
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    swapmeetpete

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    I've been installing Avira on the suggestion of a colleague :thumb: Seems to be less intrusive and more stable than AVG.
     
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