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caileanlael
February 3rd, 2010, 08:54 PM
Hi
I want new good anti virus software now. Nowadays I use Kaspersky anti-virus. But due to this anti virus my computer become very slow. So I do not work faster on my computer. I want some advice which anti-virus is best for my computer and which one does not reduce speed of computer. If anyone has information please share here.

Zet
February 3rd, 2010, 09:00 PM
I recommend switching to Avira Premium. It doesn't slow down your system at all and has a better virus detection rate than kaspersky does. And Avira also has daily updates for maximum protection.

As a second recommendation would be NOD32 if you don't like Avira.

donavannj
February 3rd, 2010, 09:10 PM
I recommend switching to Avira Premium. It doesn't slow down your system at all and has a better virus detection rate than kaspersky does. And Avira also has daily updates for maximum protection.

As a second recommendation would be NOD32 if you don't like Avira.

I second this one, from personal experience.

Dopefish7590
February 3rd, 2010, 09:16 PM
Not entirely sure what is fastest. (I personally use AVG and MSE)

But I would recommend looking at this:
net-security.org/images/articles/list-antivirus.jpg
It's a chart that shows the most popular antivirus programs, their detection rates, and removal rates.
(Sorry I couldn't put it in IMG tags or make it a proper URL, but I need at least 15 posts to do that.)

Zet
February 3rd, 2010, 09:27 PM
Not entirely sure what is fastest. (I personally use AVG and MSE)

But I would recommend looking at this:
net-security.org/images/articles/list-antivirus.jpg
It's a chart that shows the most popular antivirus programs, their detection rates, and removal rates.
(Sorry I couldn't put it in IMG tags or make it a proper URL, but I need at least 15 posts to do that.)

That list looks ancient, G DATA is a well known good protection antivirus suite, despite how slow it affects a system

donavannj
February 3rd, 2010, 09:30 PM
It does indeed look ancient... Symantec (aka Norton) was last truly competent in '05/'06. :\

RadiosX5
February 3rd, 2010, 09:34 PM
I recommend switching to Avira Premium. It doesn't slow down your system at all and has a better virus detection rate than kaspersky does. And Avira also has daily updates for maximum protection.

As a second recommendation would be NOD32 if you don't like Avira.

Or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, its all the same crap

donavannj
February 3rd, 2010, 09:53 PM
Or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, its all the same crap

MBAM (MalwareBytes Anti-Malware) is just spyware removal. Avira's a virus-protection software suite. Two completely different things. :\ Both are free, though.

linkinpark187
February 4th, 2010, 03:55 AM
If money is an issue, go with avast. I've been using it for the past two years with great results, so far. But if you're going with a paid subscription, then either NOD32, Norton Antivirus 2010, or, again, avast. :D

HackMew
February 4th, 2010, 06:31 AM
I can easily suggest MSE, or Microsoft Security Essentials. It's free for any Windows XP/Vista/7 genuine system, it's lightweight, has a clean and simple GUI, gets updated automatically through the Windows Updates engine, and last but definitely not the least, offers a good protection; better then some paid products, actually.
But don't just take my word for it, or anyone else's: check the comparatives below yourself, and see what might be the best for you.

http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/main-tests
http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/performance-tests
http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/dynamic-tests
http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/removal-tests
http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/pua-tests

SiReNzZ
February 4th, 2010, 09:31 AM
I use Spyware Doctor , is Avria better ??

linkinpark187
February 4th, 2010, 11:12 AM
Spyware Doctor should be fine, but I'd recommend SpyBot Search & Destroy instead. ALSO, between avast! and Antivir (Avira), I would recommend avast! for the mere fact that it's not going to constantly bug you about upgrading to the pro version (if you're planning on free). Even between the paid version of avast! and Avira, I would still recommend avast!.

Dopefish7590
February 4th, 2010, 01:21 PM
That list looks ancient, G DATA is a well known good protection antivirus suite, despite how slow it affects a system

Actually the list was made late 2009... So it's not that old...