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    Default Best free anti virus

    just wondering if there is any better free antivirus software than AVG free edition?

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    Default Re: Best free anti virus

    Avast is supposed to be better. AVG isn't great, but it works most of the time, and it's nice and light.
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    Default Re: Best free anti virus

    Have you also noticed free AVG attaches an advertisement on every Email you send.

    AVAST is very good, it updates quite frequently without you having to ask it, provided you remember to go on-line.

    AVAST is a bit tricky to install and register the free version the first time [if you are a compulsive clicker], but anyone reading F1 will have no problem.

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    Default Re: Best free anti virus

    Avira AntiVir Personal is pretty good too. (Y)
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    i have always used avast. it caught more viruses than AVG ever did......for me at least

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    Default Re: Best free anti virus

    I have AVG on the laptop and NOd32 on the PC. Having said that I have recommended Avast to both offspring and they have decided to follow through. Sometime when I have done the other 100 things on the electronic things on my "to do list" I will change from AVG to Avast - mind you, Antartica might have thawed completely by then !!
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    Default Re: Best free anti virus

    Maybe check user reviews for the three freeware popular A's of Antivirus (AVG, Avast, and AntiVir) and many others at snapfiles freeware...
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    Antivir

    Have used AVG, Avast, AntiVir (the free versions)... Antivir kicks the other 2 into the dust as far as detection is concerned. Have used it on all clients computers as well as the 2 windows computers I administer. Never had cause for concern or doubt with AntiVir.. have with the other 2

    It also rated far higher than AVG and Avast in the last APC antivirus review (for stand alone antivirus applications)
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    Default Re: Best free anti virus

    Quote Originally Posted by Myth View Post
    Antivir

    Have used AVG, Avast, AntiVir (the free versions)... Antivir kicks the other 2 into the dust as far as detection is concerned. Have used it on all clients computers as well as the 2 windows computers I administer. Never had cause for concern or doubt with AntiVir.. have with the other 2

    It also rated far higher than AVG and Avast in the last APC antivirus review (for stand alone antivirus applications)
    Should read PCA (PC Authority)
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    Default Re: Best free anti virus

    Avast Home is by far the best free AV out there.
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