Help me choose...

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Silvio, Apr 11, 2005.

  1. Silvio

    Silvio Argentinean Dogo

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    ...between these 4 AV:
    AVG 7
    NOD 32
    AVAST 4.5 Pro
    AVAST 4.5 Home
    Considering:
    It shouldnt use a lot of resources
    It must have good protection...
    Wich one should i install?
    Thanks.
    (1.1 Giga, 512 RAM XP sp2)
     
  2. avg, it's free, easy on the system resources and known to be a great av for windows
     
  3. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    avg
     
  4. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    AVG. I put it on all the machines I build.
     
  5. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    moi aussi, i also put it on any pc i fix, first i ask what av are u running and wait for their response of Norton or mcafee, then i say PFFFFFFFF!
     
  6. FastGame

    FastGame OSNN Junior Addict

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    Avast! is at version 4.6 (not 4.5) for free it would be a wise choice.
     
  7. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    AVG... I had used the free version for a couple of years and I now have used the Pro version for about a year and a half. It works very well.

    But it will depend on your preference. Go and do a search for one of the sites (I can't remember any of them ATM) that evaluates these AV programs and then deside.
     
  8. phascinator

    phascinator OSNN Junior Addict

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    Another vote for AVG. I've tried them all and avg is the best.
     
  9. Kush

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    besides being the best i just feel comfortable with everything avg had nod32 kinda has the same look, but i hated it
     
  10. xtweaker

    xtweaker Tweaking Monkey

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    I use AVG 7 full and it rocks, only about 43$ if you wanna buy it, if not, the Free version is also pretty good... Just less options and control
     
  11. Kush

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    when i get to canada ill buy it, as for now im using the free version and so is every computer that i see :p
     
  12. tdinc

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  15. jpom

    jpom OSNN Addict

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    Well I use NOD32 myself, I like it and never had any problems. For those of you that have suggested AVG, does anyone have a particular reason they would suggest AVG over NOD32, besides cost.

    James
     
  16. tdinc

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    NOD32 is a super program, but it still somewhat hogs up system resources. and always updating the code because of glitches. still top notch.

    AVG's scanning engine was programed very well. few if not no system hang ups.
     
  17. Steevo

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    I agree. ^



    1) Small footprint.
    2) Free.
    3) Easy to use.
    4) Quick.
    5) Effective.
    6) Self managing.
     
  18. Silvio

    Silvio Argentinean Dogo

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    Well, i guess we have a winner :)
    Thanks all for your opinions.
     
  19. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    Wow, that was the first time I've seen almost universal agreement on anything here.

    I use Macafee Corp becasue it is free and has never failed me. If I didn't get Macafee for free I'd use AVG.