AVG a natural for vista

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by larryb52, Sep 21, 2007.

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  1. larryb52

    larryb52 Registered Member

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    I am trialing AVG+ firewall, not too interested in the firewall but this runs well on Vista & extremely llight good system performance. It has always been knocked as not being up to par with the big AV's but it's recent #'s perhaps mean I should give this a look.. Has anyone here had good or bad experiences with it?
     
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    AVG+firewall has lower detection rates than the AVG Anti-Malware product, which is what is tested at AV-test and AV-comparatives nowadays. Even so, the AVG engine in AVG+firewall is pretty good by itself though.

    AVG has always been light and fast for me with excellent value for money; I am extremely impressed by it. :)
     
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    farmerlee Registered Member

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    If you don't need the firewall then avg anti-malware is a good option. Its run great on every system i've used it on.
     
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    Silverman, who has the computer column at the Houston Chronicle (and syndicated elsewhere) recommended AVG free with Vista. He was using Windows Defender for spyware and the built in Vista firewall.

    I have not seen any tests on using Windows Defender in conjunction with any AV to see how the combination does.
     
  5. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    this forum is biased!
    i agree, if the OP is not interested in the firewall, anti-malware is the place to go.
     
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