View Full Version : Avira AntiVir

16-05-2008, 08:25 AM
Anyone use it? How good is it?

I have installed it a couple of times, but never really been able to see how it does with blocking/removing viruses.

I would take it over AVG Free 8.0, but that doesn't say much! :p

Cheers. :)

Edit - wrong forum dernit. If a mod sees this can they please move it and delete this line of text. Cheers. ;)

16-05-2008, 09:29 AM
It doesn't scan emails. Avast is better.

16-05-2008, 12:18 PM
I use the free version on one of my computers, don't do email on it so that doesn't worry me. The paid versions do scan email though.

Haven't had it detect anything major (but then it shouldn't need to, I don't download files like full_vista_ultimate_cracked.exe from limewire :lol:) but I do get some items from temp internet files detected (I've got everything set to highest so probably some false positives in there - but I like it that way)

AV-comparatives gives it a good rating - but then they also say norton is good :lol:

But I'm just waiting for Comodo AV :D

16-05-2008, 01:58 PM
Didn't realize it doesn't scan emails.

Thanks for that though, pretty much confirmed what I thought. :thumbs: