Anti-Virus Confusion

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  1. vutonium

    vutonium New Member

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    Can anyone suggest a good antivirus?
    I get a Trend Micro Office scan with my Sify Broadband connection.
    Should I use that or Trend Micro PcCillin Internet Security 2006?
     
  2. Third Eye

    Third Eye gooby pls

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    hi

    quick heal virus scan 2006 or avast pro.stay away from norton.
     
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    nishant_nms New Member

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    U can use it but I am using Avast and I called up sify and asked them to disable AV for me
     
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    Vyasram The pWnster

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    Re: hi

    Quick heel has a poor virus databesa
     
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    Third Eye gooby pls

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    Re: hi

    then go for avast :D
     
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    Not again.............. :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

    Comon man..this forum is flooded with antivirus thread...we just dont need any more !
    Search the forum and I think you will get ur answer..
    And since everybody has his own opinion it will confuse more that what u are right now...
    :twisted:
     
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    Third Eye gooby pls

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    yeah u r right sidewinder.
     
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    Have been using Avast Home (along with Anti Spywares) for nealy two years and so far there is no problem. And it is free and not resource hungry.

    V.Prem Kumar
     
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    PC Cillin

    pros-

    -it is light on resources
    -it is easy to configure
    -user friednly

    cons-

    -it hardly detects a VIRUS


    I shifted to Avast and I got as many as 9 instances of Virus, detected by Avast.....so go for Avast!...after all it is free!!!
     
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    In my case, during the last two years Avast never detected a single virus either in the resident mode or after scanning. But as far as I know, so far there is no infection. May be becase I go only to well known and safer sites and use only firefox!

    V.Prem Kumar
     
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    NOD 32 recommended! Its really easy on resouces & very effective!
     
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    planetcall Indian by heart

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    for last few months I am using Kaspersky. It is very fast on my machine and I wont hesitate suggesting to have a hand on this one also. I would rate it higher than Norton though.
     
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    MysticHalo Your Maker.

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    Avast,AVG,kaspersky(not pro) are the best options. kaspersky is held to be the best in virus detection, AVG has regular database updates...these r my experiences, currently switched to Avast to experiment with it ;)
     
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    I prefer Kaspersky.
     
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    avg is best! low memory eater! daily updates!
     
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