Avira Webguard

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by drhu22, Jun 3, 2013.

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  1. drhu22

    drhu22 Registered Member

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    How well would you rate it in terms of protection?
    Is there much overlap with what im using?

    Im using Avira Personal, Private Firewall, Sandboxie, Anti-Phishing Domain Advisor, OpenDns/Crypt

    Thnx in advance...
     
  2. anon

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    Very good.
     
  3. Osaban

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    If you are browsing with Sandboxie there is no need for webguard, and if you download anything it can be monitored by Avira's main guard. I consider it an extra layer if you use Avira as your sole security.
     
  4. JoeBlack40

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    I didn't installed Avira's webguard,because i always open my browsers sandboxed and for more peace of mind i have Bitdefender TrafficLight extensions.
     
  5. Kerodo

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    Back when I used it in the Premium version, I found it slowed down my browsing too much for comfort, much more than Avast for instance. So I dumped it.
     
  6. SweX

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    Understandable, one can wonder why it is hard for some vendors to develop a web protection module that doesn't slow things down, knowing that it is the most important layer in some products :doubt:
     
  7. Macstorm

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    It helps a lot, but just not with all those extra security apps you are running now, an overkill frankly. You can safely turn it off in your case.
     
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