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Old 04-29-2006, 04:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I like AVG, the free version is nice but if you want a better experience just buy AVG... its not all that expensive and its not a resource hog like Symantec's Norton.
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But it also can't detect anything...
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i agree

also AVG has the worse interface, and whats with the "timed" options? 30 seconds to click on a dialog box?
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Old 04-29-2006, 05:03 PM   #14 (permalink)
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AVG detects things properly for me, I have no problems whatsoever. But the timed options are a little annoying.
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Old 04-29-2006, 05:06 PM   #15 (permalink)
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The most efficiant scanner I found yet was Avast Home Edition for Linux. Scans for those scary 19 Linux Viruses but also scans your windows partition for windows viruses while the windows OS is not booted. I love it.
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Old 04-29-2006, 05:07 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Is AVG really all that bad that it can't detect anything, or are you guys just saying that?
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Old 04-29-2006, 05:08 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I'm speaking from personal experiance, can't say what it does for other people.



The most efficiant scanner I found yet was Avast Home Edition for Linux. Scans for those scary 19 Linux Viruses but also scans your windows partition for windows viruses while the windows OS is not booted. I love it.
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want proof that AVG is bad?

http://www.av-comparatives.org/
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Old 05-02-2006, 01:03 PM   #19 (permalink)
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quick question. i downloaded avast yesterday. i also put in a driver installer that came with my comp, and it put an antivirus on my laptop automatically. i am pretty sure its the symantec but im not sure. should i take the avast off my computer?
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Never had a problem with AVG, its never missed anything for me.
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