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Hey everyone which one do u think is the best anti-virus?  

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  1. 1. Hey everyone which one do u think is the best anti-virus?

    • Norton
      45
    • Mcafee
      16
    • Panda
      5
    • Antivir
      10
    • Others plz mention below.
      84


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NOD32 is considered the best according to my standard for 5 reasons

1-Cheap-Price

2-Speedy scanner

3-Excellence virus detecting engine

4- Get your support question in a speedy way.

5-Use less computer resources

No, i don't work for nod32. I have used all your mentioned antivirus software and this one is number 1

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I prefer to use stateful packet inspection and application layer filtering and avoid the need for anti-virus software and all the hassles that go with it. Did I mention that Exchange 2003 strips EVERY attachment and drops them on the floor?

We have never had a virus...

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Kaspersky, is what I choose

http://www.schadentech.com/Reviews/Antivirus/conclusion.htm -- review

http://www.virus.gr/english/fullxml/default.asp?id=67&mnu=67 -- review (good one I think)

http://www.westcoastlabs.org/tech_list.asp -- link had pdf files giving descriptions/reviews of 14 products

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http://www.icsalabs.com/html/communities/a...rus/index.shtml -- Info about what they do for link below

http://www.icsalabs.com/html/communities/a...es/tr0105.shtml -- month to month Pass/Fail tests

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http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/ -- info about what they do for links below

http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/archives/products.xml?table -- Pass/Fail for antivirus applications

http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/archives/tests.xml?200502 -- Month view of Feb 2005

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antivirus -- Good info and definition on antivirus, good link here

http://www.virus.gr/english/fullxml/default.asp?id=4&mnu=4 -- antivirus web links

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http://www.vmyths.com/ -- myths/facts to current virus issues

http://www.wildlist.org/testing.htm -- in the wild virus information

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Kaspersky. No questions asked. It has been proven that it detects virus's better then any other virus scan out there.

And if you choose Norton or Mcafee, well I laugh at you. Not only are they the same exact engine, but they just don't work good, and they are memory hogs.

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I didnot have any antivirus in my computer and it was going all okay.But now when i installed norton it started creating problems for me.I will say if u have win xp firewall and u keep on updating it no virus will reach ur computer.Now i know why norton is not so good.It takes a lot of resources.

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For personal use at home & workstation at office Kaspersky AntiVirus Personal 5.0.

For server (Windows Server 2003) Kaspersky Business Optimal.

I've done updates every day and our antivirual protection not bad at all.

Only 3 minuses:

1. It use near 30% of system resourses.

2. Too slow.

3. Many troubles when your license key has expired.

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