which antivirus do you use and why?

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  1. John Winter

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    mcafee is a criminal
     
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    stop watching porn, or if your gonna watch it go do it on a mac
     
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    What???? Why do you say that
     
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    I guess he is doing good at keeping this info hidden from you. google "mcafee a criminal"

    dont trust any av firm. good luck out there
     
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    Ok, not sure why but good luck without it.
     
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    good luck paying hard earned money to a criminal, pyschopath
     
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    Thanks, will do
     
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    Eset is great for our needs. It is easy to use and threat catching rate is really great.
     
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    Kaspersky, Avast and ESET.

    In Western civilization, we have this thingy called "presumed innocence".

    If you take the time to climb down from your high horse, you may finally figure out that the company was sold to Intel in 2010 for ~$7 billion.
     
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    No mention of Microsoft finally paying their dues , and helping fight the virus industry they created lol. For a free solution I would use Microsoft built in security from win 7 and up. If I'm paying, and it's for personal pc then I would go norton, I know they go up and down on the rankings but I'm used to the tools and they have been around since the beginning. I also like malware bytes but dont use it as a stand alone solution. My preferred free software firewall is zone alarm. mcafee i uninstall instantly whenever i see it, would never use it again, resource hog and useless. find viruses hiding inside the os and it does nothing but work to stop me from fixing it???
     
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    The reality is that whatever antivirus you choose, it doesn't guarantee you will be safe from viruses - some AV programs pick up certain viruses, other don't and thats just the way it is.

    Working in the IT industry I have seen many occasions where a computer has a nasty virus on it and the antivirus program is completely oblivious.

    I'm not one of those people who say you don't need an AV program though - its definitely very important to stop most stuff. But you need education as well - so that you are careful what you open, what you download and also always try to check unknown files and sites using something like virustotal.com

    If you are really paranoid like me, then reload your computer every couple of months as well :)
     
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    Avast, and nothing is good than avast in my opinion. I'm using it for years...
     
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    Use quickheal total securitys.. Thats the best.
    And purchase 2 user 3 year pack if u r buying for office. U will get that at the cheapest price.
     
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    re:windows systems,
    eset nod32 my favorite. good software firewall too.
    kaspersky is nice, but a little too heavy resource-wise.
    avast free is good if you don't mind the nag pop-ups.
    give them all a test run to see which you like best.
     
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    kaspersky is used by russian spies
     
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    Im using always free antiviruses