Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by trjam, May 8, 2012.
That's ok. We can't all like the same things can we?
No we can't, that's what makes us unique from one another.
I do feel that Avira is a good option for some, as it does have really good strong points.
I used it for a long time until the ads got out of hand and the toolbars started to appear. That's when I dumped it for other things.... Don't miss it at all..
someone help plz..
i want to know does offline update for different avira versions including "free version" , "Internet security " , " premium security" match each other and work for any of them ?
for example can i use premium offline update for internet security and vice versa ??
and where should i download offline update from?
And yes, all those three products use exactly the same virus definition files. The automatic in-product update servers are different between the free and the paid products, but they download the same thing.
you know, nowhere i could find this answer unless i ask it directly.
and .. Avira used to put the VDF container on the WebSite but nowadays it is true only about the update downloader and not the whole update files.
any trick or something ?
By "update downloader" you mean the Avira Update Manager?
uhmm..i meant the Avira Fusebundle Generator
what about the one you gave me ? what is that for ?
Avira still performs and I know they have a brighter future then most.
anybody knows when 2013 version is gonna b out ? what about the beta ?
Does the free version of Avira still require the installation of the ask.com/avira toolbar?
I was forced to abandon Avira when they partnered with the sleazeball ask.com. I need to trust my AV.
My Eset NOD license expires soon and with the Eset failing AV-TEST.ORG certification I'm looking to move on.
The ask.com toolbar will be installed if the user wants the webguard. If you install Avira free without webguard (as it was always offered in the past) you don't get any toolbar. Personally I don't think the webguard is absolutely necessary (I have the premium version without it).
Good Afternoon ! Just re-installed Avira I.S.2012 after the dismal showing by Eset ...I like everyone here is primarily concerned with protection...and at the moment I feel Avira provides this. Sincerely...Securon
There are a number of others where Eset does well. I wouldn't base a decision on a single test. Avira is a good product though.
It's a tool to download updates for the Avira products and/or share them among the pc's on your network.
You can still download the latest VDF files here or here
I consider the webguard to be very important. However I wouldn't install Ask's toolbar to get it, instead I'd just by a Premium licence.
Too soon, expect it around september
is that right avira is going to change the whole GUI in the next version ?
i wish avira come with new attitude and new different power..something like bitdefender did.
and also i heard they're gonna add cloud to their security suit.. heard it ever ?
Not sure, where did you read this?
I personally like its current minimalist approach..
I'm myself "in the cloud" about it
well :d one of the guys said i got an spy in the company saying that :d
but am still not sure.
not bad , acceptable . i believe avira has got a very powerful engine which i think in the soon future some products will go for avira engine same way for bitdefender is happened.
but i don't know why they are taking all the time for the database and engine.. when do they want to create the other modules like HIPS..
thnx dear Macstorm taking the time .
Who knows, I'd wish to have an informant just like you
About creating new modules, I guess the company believes that they are walking on the "more than sufficient" safe side. Actually, remember that the vast majority of users of security software still rely on the basic av protection as their 1st and most important defense line. This is where the company focuses most, keeping a continuous improvement looking for the perfect balance between excellent malware detection and minimum impact on computers performance.
Extra "modules" or features, if they happen, will be added to the products according to the REAL security needs of the users.
Again, you're most welcome Amin
a m i n, is right. I to have a few contacts with Avira and there has been some changes of late. All for the positive in my viewpoint. Seems like a certain, Giant, has woken up.
The developers with Avira have always had some outstanding ideas for the last few years, but getting them implemented over a few who had different visions was a problem. Now there is a new, or should I say, old, vision back. And I really think over the next 2 years look very promising for Avira if they stay the course. Why shouldnt they, it will equal profits in the long term, just basing it on what made them great to begin with. And it wont take 2 years for us to start seeing some of the improvements either.
Oh, and the real Cloud is near.
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