Symantec/Avira + ???

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by alphadog, Nov 25, 2008.

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  1. alphadog

    alphadog Registered Member

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    For a small business, I need manageable protection. I am considering Symantec vs. Avira. Both seem to tackle the same types of issues, have generally good reviews, and have a management console.

    Should I consider anything else in addition to either one of those solutions?
     
  2. Kerodo

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    Both sound good to me, I use both alternately at times...
     
  3. lodore

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    i would try quite alot of different ones. such as nod32,KL,Drweb,Vipre etc.
     
  4. emperordarius

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    Avira from the two,

    In addition --> MalwareBytes Anti-Malware with PrevX Edge would form perhaps an unbeatable signature detection.
     
  5. firzen771

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    Avira has my vote.
     
  6. robinb

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    Aviria has mine too

    robin
     
  7. mvdu

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    I vote Avira because it is #1 in the tests - and it's one of the AVs I personally trust the most. But try both, as they are both good. I have other apps in my sig, and want to add DefenseWall.
     
  8. evilscribble

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    Avira would be a tad better, but of course price should also be considered.
     
  9. ronjor

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    This is the question. Let's focus on that.
     
  10. Mongol

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    Online Armor Firewall would help nail things down..free or paid...:thumb: :cool:
     
  11. mata7

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    one more vote for avira
     
  12. Osaban

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    Perhaps a good imaging program.
     
  13. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    Out of this choice, symantec of course.
     
  14. Arup

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    Avira anyday.
     
  15. Boost

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    :thumb:
     
  16. icr

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    My Vote to Norton
     
  17. xpsunny

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    Avira+Spybot is the choice.
     
  18. gery

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    Norton gets my vote for being lighter in browsing . As far as security? They both offer the same level but Norton is a little bit more configurable. I am afraid this is becoming A vs B thread very soono_O:D :D :D
     
  19. Pedro

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    Sometimes i wonder if people actually read these days.
    "+ 1 for WTF AV"; "WTF gets my vote"
     
  20. Kerodo

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    An notice how the OP kinda disappears on these threads too.... Interesting...
     
  21. Thankful

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    1. SuperAntispyware (Free)
    2. Malwarebytes (Free)
    3. Avz4 (Free)
     
  22. LagerX

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    Vote for Antivir for outstanding heuristics.
    Today I got 11 new vundo variants.
    ~5 were detected by almost all products. And 6 were not.
    But Avira detected 5 of them like Vundo.gen when others didn't.

    Pretty damn good :)
     
  23. Thankful

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    This thread has become a vote for favorite AV rather than response to OP.
     
  24. GES/POR

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    I vote for a ban for everyone still breaking the rules after the moderator said not to do so jeez:thumbd:
     
  25. Dark Shadow

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    maybe alphadog was eaten by Betadog.*puppy*My vote try them all.
     
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