How many different antivirus products have you tried in the last year?

Discussion in 'polls' started by acr1965, Jan 18, 2010.

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How many antivirus/security suites have you tried in the past 12 months?

  1. 1

    24 vote(s)
    13.3%
  2. 2

    32 vote(s)
    17.8%
  3. 3

    21 vote(s)
    11.7%
  4. 4-6

    40 vote(s)
    22.2%
  5. 7+

    37 vote(s)
    20.6%
  6. None (0) - maybe you use sandboxes or other?

    26 vote(s)
    14.4%
  1. acr1965

    acr1965 Registered Member

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    Ok. How many antivirus products have you tried in the past year? This would include security suites as well. And it would include those you even tried for a day (or less).
     
  2. nikanthpromod

    nikanthpromod Registered Member

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    More than 7 :D
    Always try new versions.:cool:
     
  3. Page42

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    There should be a separate category of uncountable numbers labeled trjam-like.
     
  4. Noob

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    Most programs posted here

    I'm pretty sure they're more than 7 (I'm counting everything security related) :D
     
  5. progress

    progress Guest

    :D Haha!
     
  6. Osaban

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    None, as I would only start testing if I wanted to change my current one. I know for some people it is a hobby, why not. Actually, on second thought I did test MSE out of curiosity and was positively impressed.
     
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  7. Get

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    I had one and wasn't satisfied and took another one and am satisfied. Technically I tried one, but answered 2. When I'm satisfied with an AV, I stick with it and don't try others. Goes for all software now I come to think of it.
     
  8. blacknight

    blacknight Registered Member

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    Avira 9 - Comodo - Avast 5 Beta - MSE.
     
  9. trjam

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    MSE, Kaspersky, Eset, Avast, Norton, Mcafee, Avira, VBA32,F-Secure, Bitdefender,Panda, eScan, G-Data,Norman,Dr.Web,F-Prot.

    That is all.:cautious:
     
  10. Escalader

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    I guess the answer to # TRIED is 1. To me tried means I've had a 30 day trial with a view to using on a permanent basis. I tried Avira Premium as set it aside it was unhappy in my setup tagging installers as critical malware.
     
  11. Creer

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    None, I'm happy and satisfied with my current security config.
     
  12. pegr

    pegr Registered Member

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    I mainly rely on Prevx, but I've tried it alongside AntiVir, MSE, NOD32, and Panda Cloud Antivirus, just to see how they run together.
     
  13. stratoc

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    kis 2010, eset smart v4 paid licenses for both and using mse :blink: so three here.
     
  14. c2d

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    KAV,MSE,Avira,NOD32-currently using Avira Premium
    Time to try Avast!5...
     
  15. the Tester

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    4-6.
    I remember Avast, Avira, PCTools, Rising, Drive Sentry, and Prevx.
     
  16. Ibrad

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    I went from Avg to MSE to Panda Cloud.
     
  17. Ed_H

    Ed_H Registered Member

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    I tried OA++, Avira Premium, Avast 5 beta and KIS 2010. I am pretty happy with OA++.
     
  18. siberianwolf

    siberianwolf Registered Member

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    nil. cuz i'm way more din happy w/ avira.
     
  19. firzen771

    firzen771 Registered Member

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    ive tested MSE, Vipre, Dr.Web, GDATA, Avira, Avast, and A-Squared (all i can remember atm) and landed on Avast in the end for now.
     
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  20. darthsideous666

    darthsideous666 Registered Member

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    If that were the case, jmonge would definitely be the leader, hands down:eek: :D

    Me though, 4-6
     
  21. Bob D

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    Only 1.....(yawn).
     
  22. noone_particular

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    None. I don't use AVs on my own PCs. The one exception is an OS that has AVZ and several other servicing tools installed. When I get a PC that's compromised to the point that AVs and other tools won't run, I put its hard drive in this unit as a slave and clean it from there. Other than that servicing unit, I have no need for an AV.
     
  23. Windchild

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    None on any of my so called production systems, but I've played with a few, including MSE on test systems to see what they're up to. But, I voted no, since I haven't tried any AV products for the purpose of actually starting to use them myself.
     
  24. wtsinnc

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    I lost count in April. :D

    I try pretty much anything that peaks my interest; stand-alone AVs as well as security suites.

    The same is pretty much true for DVD backup software, browsers, and applications for antispyware, HIPS, backup & restore , cleaners, and miscellaneous stuff such as AxCrypt, Keyscrambler, plus virtualization and pseudo-virtualization software such as sandboxie, Returnil, Microsofts' Steady State, Virtualbox, Comodo Time Machine, plus much more.

    -Plus a few Linux distros.
    I'm getting ready to try Mint later today.
     
  25. icr

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    I too have tried most of them:cool:
     
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