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Which is better Avast! or AntiVir?

by GrecoJava / May 5, 2006 2:16 PM PDT

I just downloaded Avast antivirus. Found it to be good. Are there better free antivirus than avast! like antivir? Please help

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Best is really in the eye of the beholder
by tomron / May 5, 2006 3:07 PM PDT

I never used avast or antivir

I've read positive feedback on avast,never read anything about antivir.

I use avg with no complainants.

Heres a LINK for a list of free programs.


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Tomron's Right! Eyeof... Some Work Better On 1 Machine Or
by tobeach / May 5, 2006 3:51 PM PDT

Suit one person better by style or ease of user interface.
Many posters here like & use AntiVir (becoming Avira) and I haven't heard many complaints about it and it does update very frequently(important to check & do w/ any ).
Here's another list of Free programs (all vetted here as legit and useful)& some pay, with some advice for How To's..(various). Link at TOP of page should be in your Bookmarks/Favorites list and ALWAYS check there before even visiting a Security/Adware/Spyware site, let alone downloading any versions (some of the listed sites may infect you before their 1st page even opens)! Enjoy! Grin

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