avg 2011 is home vs business difference??

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  1. zfactor

    zfactor Registered Member

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    in another thread i asked about avg for a freind of mine and i see they have a business version and he does use this in his office so since i dont see a real comparison on their web site can anyone tell me whats the difference he has been using avg for years and does not really want to switch to anything else.

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  2. Duradel

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    Business Edition selling points:

    - Ultimate endpoint security for your employees' laptops and PCs
    - File Server protection to prevent malware from spreading across your network
    - Email Server protection against spam, phishing and email threats
    - Automated Security Updates plus security monitoring and reporting

    The business version probably gets priority support over the home version but both are still extremely expensive compared to other security suites. The business edition would be the AVG endpoint version of their software products similar to Symantec Endpoint Protection and others which allow network administrators to protect multiple computers across their network at the same time.

    AVG doesn't really perform well in tests so it doesn't seem worthwhile going with it.
     
  3. zfactor

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    i have tried telling and showing him this but he has been a loyal avg user for a LONG time and does not want to change.
     
  4. Victek

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    I guess he's been lucky. I've worked on more badly infected computers then I can remember with AVG installed and sitting there doing nothing LOL.
     
  5. Firecat

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    Been using AVG since 2006 (more or less). It has faithfully protected me all these years, killed a lot of infection attempts. I'd not call it a bad product ;)
     
  6. gery

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    it is not.
     
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    I remember several infected computers running Avast ... :doubt:
     
  8. cheater87

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    My uncle used AVG for a while and his computer was still getting infected. So I put SAS/MBAM and HMP on it and they found over 100 pieces of malware, uninstalled AVG with REVO since it would NOT uninstall on its own damn installer. Put Avast on and that found who knows how much more. Also got rid of AVG linkscanner and replaced that with WOT. AVG and Linkscanner don't do a computer well IMHO.
     
  9. lodore

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    do you use a paid version of avg?
     
  10. Firecat

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    Yes I do....but the free version does offer pretty good protection nevertheless.
     
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