Avast and Dr.web

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by zeppelin1919, Feb 22, 2007.

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  1. zeppelin1919

    zeppelin1919 Registered Member

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    Is Avast (home and/or pro) lighter than Dr.Web?
     
  2. Blackcat

    Blackcat Registered Member

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    IME, on my machines, Dr Web feels lighter in real-time compared to Avast. This is seen even with all the Shields in Avast turned off and this is probably because Dr Web's SpIDerGuard scans in Smart mode.

    This may differ with your computer so test the two. Either AV will give you good protection.
     
  3. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    dr.web is lighter, but avast is still quite light too.
     
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