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Offline Mervin

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #16 on: January 10, 2016, 10:47:35 AM »
Guys have a look at eset (Nod32) as I have been using it forever and prefer it.
I am using on both my PC and Android
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Offline Stephan

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2017, 02:36:01 PM »
I have been using ESET Internet security for a couple of years. Works great and good pricing when you add a couple of friends
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Offline oNyX

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Re: Anti virus
« Reply #18 on: May 03, 2017, 11:17:19 PM »
Thinking of updating my antivirus on my home PC's.
Any ideas on good/reasonal packages available?

Comodo Internet Security, it's the only free full internet security package I know of. It also has a IPS built-in.

https://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/free-internet-security.php
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Offline sam_i_am

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #19 on: February 26, 2018, 02:22:59 PM »
Avast, together with Malware Bytes

Offline Curlycat

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #20 on: February 26, 2018, 06:54:18 PM »
Avast, together with Malware Bytes
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Offline Katji

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #21 on: February 26, 2018, 07:08:55 PM »
Malwarebytes free/trial version nowadays is only good for removing malware/PUP that is already installed...already there.  Already there if Avast failed to stop it in the first place.

Sad but true: Avast chows more resources than anything else on my computer. ...except firefox, i suppose.

Offline Ampdog

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #22 on: March 01, 2018, 04:38:33 AM »
Gentlemans   :notworthy:   :notworthy:

Not my field of expertise (if indeed I have one ...),

I use Avast and Malware-b....  Conflicting reports on Avast from you?  Perhaps then a tricky question, but can someone clarify please?  I do not use the internet often enough to want to incur cost - would prefer a 'free download'. I cannot say I have had problems with those two; Avast lists a problem picked up and dealt with now and then. (I am with Windows whatever number.)

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Offline [HpX]Nemesis

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #23 on: March 14, 2018, 10:25:14 AM »
Get avast

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Offline Dubya Jay Dee

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #24 on: March 14, 2018, 01:11:21 PM »
Independent tests have shown that Windows' own built in "Windows Defender" is as good and mostly better than 3rd party offerings , free or paid for.

It's all I've been using for the last couple of years with no problems at all. Felt a bit strange at first after years of buying into the anti virus vendor hype.

Did online scans from F-secure and Kaspersky every couple of months to be sure - but after a while cut that back to maybe once or twice a year. So far I've had zero incidents or infections - going on 5 years now.

Offline frikkie

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #25 on: March 15, 2018, 11:14:50 AM »
Independent tests have shown that Windows' own built in "Windows Defender" is as good and mostly better than 3rd party offerings , free or paid for.

It's all I've been using for the last couple of years with no problems at all. Felt a bit strange at first after years of buying into the anti virus vendor hype.

Did online scans from F-secure and Kaspersky every couple of months to be sure - but after a while cut that back to maybe once or twice a year. So far I've had zero incidents or infections - going on 5 years now.

+1. Windows Defender gets a bad rap. Absolutely no problems in many years now. And I'm not the world's most careful Internet user.

I fully recommend it, and in fact, have convinced many people to uninistall their costly and resource-sapping 3rd party AV products, and every single one has been completely happy with WD.
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Offline Dumb and Dumber

Re: Anti virus
« Reply #26 on: June 26, 2018, 01:02:46 PM »
I use the antivirus from ABSA because its free: Trend Antivirus.
I emailed them about the free antivirus programs out there and was told that if there is a breach and my money is stolen, they would not pay it back. I must use a full package including internet security software, most free antivirus programs according to them, does not include internet security packages.