What free antivirus do you prefer?

Discussion in 'polls' started by ako, Feb 2, 2020.

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What free antivirus do you prefer?

  1. Windows Defender

    46.9%
  2. Kaspersky

    20.4%
  3. Bitdefender

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Avast/AVG

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Avira

    2.0%
  6. Panda

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Comodo

    4.1%
  8. Sophos

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. 360

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. McAfee

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. SecureAPlus

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Ad-Aware

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. Other (free antivirus)

    2.0%
  14. Commercial antivirus

    8.2%
  15. No antivirus

    16.3%
  1. ako

    ako Registered Member

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    Antivirus polls have lost much of their former entertainment value. Despite of this I ask (For the last time?): What FREE antivirus do you prefer?
     
  2. EASTER

    EASTER Registered Member

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    None
     
  3. Bertazzone

    Bertazzone Registered Member

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    WisevVector StopX
     
  4. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

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    Kaspersky.
     
  5. SouthPark

    SouthPark Registered Member

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    Windows Defender with Configure Defender set to High.
     
  6. KeyPer4Life

    KeyPer4Life Registered Member

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    :thumb:
     
  7. xxJackxx

    xxJackxx Registered Member

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    Kaspersky. Effective with low false positives.
     
  8. Trooper

    Trooper Registered Member

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  9. Trooper

    Trooper Registered Member

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    Never heard of this one.
     
  10. Buddel

    Buddel Registered Member

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    Kaspersky
     
  11. itman

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    Last edited: Feb 3, 2020
  12. itman

    itman Registered Member

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  13. Krusty

    Krusty Registered Member

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  14. Infected

    Infected Registered Member

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    If i used a free AV, it would be Comodo Cloud AV free.
     
  15. itman

    itman Registered Member

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    Didn't note the "free" qualification since other mentioned Eset.
     
  16. Trooper

    Trooper Registered Member

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    No but the poll mentioned Commercial Antivirus which is normally not "Free".

    @itman Thanks!
     
  17. Krusty

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    It does have a place to select "Commercial antivirus", but if Eset is added then you may as well add all AVs and change the title to "What antivirus do you prefer?"
     
  18. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

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    I pay. BitDefender Total Security. One of my best decisions.
     
  19. Osaban

    Osaban Registered Member

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    I'm using two different paid AV's at the moment but as soon as the licenses expire they will be replaced by Windows Defender.
     
  20. Azure Phoenix

    Azure Phoenix Registered Member

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  21. ako

    ako Registered Member

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    How well does it play with other security software? AV:s? VoodooShied? etc.
     
  22. plat1098

    plat1098 Registered Member

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    Voted "Defender" b/c I can supplement it and manipulate various attributes with group policy and third party tools. I have a small C drive so I decline third party antivirus due to the added bulk.
     
  23. Bertazzone

    Bertazzone Registered Member

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    Yes, but it doesn't currently register in WSC and GUI doesn't auto-start on a local account.
     
  24. ichito

    ichito Registered Member

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    Voted "no AV"...from years I'm not using such apps but currently I decided to observe how is it with WiseVector StopX on my Win7.
     
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