Good free antivirus...

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Wan, Dec 20, 2009.

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  1. Wan

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    Hi I am using Avira AntiVir Personal for months but I want to get another free antivirus that has a frequent and fast update+good detection level:blink: ... Can someone recommend it for me?...
     
  2. acuariano

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    avast,,,yesterday i tested the bta version,,is light like avira..good detection.
     
  3. Wan

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    Does it detect spyware, rootkit etc? And does it contain any bug so far?
     
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  4. pegr

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    If you are connected to the Internet most of the time, you could try Panda Cloud Antivirus, which doesn't need updating because it maintains its signature database on central servers, so you are always up to date. It also maintains a small local cache of signatures for those occasions when you are not online.

    It has been favourably reviewed by PC Mag: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2355827,00.asp
     
  5. Wan

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    How was the scanning speed of the cloud avo_O
     
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    out of the free AV's, Avast is my #1 choice by far.
     
  8. nikanthpromod

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    some free AVs:D
    Avira AntiVir
    Immunet
    Avast!
    Microsoft Security Essentials
    AVG Anti-Virus
    Rising
    Panda cloudantivirus
    Returnil
    PcTools
     
  9. Wan

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    Problem solved, thanks:D
     
  10. pegr

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    I'd say average. The initial Quick scan took a few minutes, but after that a Quick scan of a few thousand items on my system takes just over a minute. As Panda is intended for real-time protection, it's not necessary to manually run scans all that often. There is also an option to scan specific files and folders on demand.
     
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    Since there is no longer an issue, we'll close this thread.

    JR
     
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