Dennis Technology Labs PC Anti-Virus Protection 2012 test report

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  1. King Grub

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    A Norton sponsored test in which Norton is NOT on top, interesting! :D
     
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    Its unusual for norton not to come top in any test lately,never mind a sponsored by them test!
     
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    This might, therefore, put the conspiracy theories to rest.
     
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    LOL the repport even has the name of SYMANTEC on it
    DTL_PCVP2012_SYMC :D
     
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    At least they dont hide it, like when Languy does his 'neutral' tests! pff...
     
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    avast! scored surprisingly well considering it's the only free program in the whole bunch :D
     
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    Different test, some different results as Bitdefender not performing
    near top here. Excellent job by Symantec and Eset.
     
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    Err, did you read the report? MSE, Avira, AVG, Avast free were tested. Good to see free products beating paid-for products as always. :cool:
     
  10. Noob

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    Another test? I just finished AV-C one :D
    Wow gotta read it!!
     
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    I wonder why McAfee is at the bottom. Probably because they actually suck, and they're the largest competitor.
     
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    LOl and yet Mcafee sorta dominates the corporate industry (At least that's what i've seen here) :rolleyes:
     
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    They've had a revival in the latest Av-Comparatives on demand.
     
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    Norton and McAfee in Canada.
     
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    No it's all a Symantec smokescreen.;)
     
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    Probably because of Intel, but we'll see. On-demand is much less important than real-time though.
     
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    I agree. This test no longer has much value to me.
     
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    Guys, just because a report is sponsored by a company, it doesn't mean that they are paying for a report which is biased in their favour.

    Can you imagine how much trouble a company would get in to if they baked figures in favour of the sponsor, because they are getting paid?

    How this process works is that Symantec suggest a report as they believe they can be close to the top, so it's good PR for their software. There are no guarantees of course. They pay for the testing/labs and the report, but there's no influence over the results. The only reason they do it (apart from having the marketing funds to allow it) is because they think they'll be up there.

    And, as someone rightly said, this isn't supposed to be for the public.
     
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    Couldent have said it better mate :thumb: Sometimes the level of refection, is quite low on wildersmembers :rolleyes:
     
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    We can hope so :thumb:
     
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    NOt surprising results .
    Cant trust them completely
     
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