eTrust7 promo or AVG6 free

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by minacross, Apr 25, 2004.

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  1. minacross

    minacross Registered Member

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    I'm currently using eTrust 7 promo as my main AV scanne; It doesn't have a mail scanner. I use avast4 as my backup scanner (I have an old 300 MHz celeron with 128 MB ram).
    Is AVG6 free good enough (regarding detection) to replace eTrust? It has better results than eTrust at www.virus.gr
     
  2. Paul Wilders

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    Minacross,

    Etrust is overall the far better choice. As for virus.gr - let's say we do regard this as "just another" - one of many. I for one wouldn't rely on the results published over there.

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    paul
     
  3. minacross

    minacross Registered Member

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    thanx for you fast reply, Paul :)
     
  4. Paul Wilders

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    My pleasure, Minacross ;)

    regards.

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    solarpowered candle Registered Member

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    It also says in the introduction that Vet was not tested as at the time there was no Vet demo available . Your e trust v7 promo also contains Vet engine as does the more recent e trust EZ anti virus .
     
  6. dvk01

    dvk01 Global Moderator

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    from experience I have found etrust to slow down a low spec computer more than AVG does

    both appear to be equally effective in catching and killing viruses, AVG mail scanner is better than nothing, but I have never found it exceptionally good at stopping incoming viruses, you still need to save attachments and manually scan them to be safe
     
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