what is the best?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Gaston, Aug 19, 2003.

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  1. Gaston

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    Hello,


    waht is the best a-v for detection and cleaning between norton 2003, virusscan v7, panda platinum v7, f-prot v3.14ao_O



    thank you
     
  2. Weber

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    VirusScan and F-Prot. Don't know about Panda.
     
  3. wizard

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    Why are you limiting yourself only to the mentioned programs when there are better av programs available? Ever tried NOD32 or KAV? ;)

    So from your list I would choose F-Prot or McAfee VirusScan (but this only if it runs on-demand only). :)

    wizard
     
  4. Technodrome

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    F-prot . ;)
    or
    NOD32/KAV (as wizard mentioned)


    tECHNODROME
     
  5. stranger

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    Kav, F prot and Nod32 are good choices


    It has been known issue and a thing to keep in mind is that when it comes to Kav it may not be advisable to continually run it in the background- especially 4x versions - or you might regret it ;) with it's extensive unpacking support comes a trade off.
     
  6. hayc59

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    Nod32 Anti-Virus Ofcourse!!! ;) ;)
     
  7. Mack Jones

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    NOD32 ?
    Hell no !
    according to my experience, this AV is rated excellent when it comes to detect viruses ITW but for the rest...
    NOD32 performs badly for trojans worms..

    have a look here:
    http://www.virus.gr/english/fullxml/default.asp?id=59&mnu=59

    Edit: If NOD32 gets so many VB awards, don't forget it about ITW ! ;)

    Sincerely,
    Nick
     
  8. Paul Wilders

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    ..and improving rapidly. That said: as always I'm all for layered defense: a top notch antivirus in combo with a top notch antitrojan.

    Rather outdated in the meanwhile ;)

    regards.

    paul
     
  9. Mack Jones

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    "Rather outdated in the meanwhile "


    But still true... :rolleyes:

    that's why I don't recommend using NOD if you're searching for the best protection you can find.
     
  10. Paul Wilders

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    I do respect your opinion - but as an (ITW) antivirus, it's pretty hard to come up with software beating NOD32. Leaving up the "layered defense": in case you rely on one app doing all the work, you'll end up totally unprotected when this app is targetted and put out of business ;)

    regards.

    paul
     
  11. Madsen DK

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    NOD 32 with a good AT ( TH,TDS or Boclean) IS the best protection you can find.
    Just IMHO.
     
  12. BG

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    I'll second that. I run NOD32 and BoClean and have no problems. In fact NOD just stopped Sobig that came in a unsolicited email as I was d/ling mail.
     
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    True That. :D
     
  16. solarpowered candle

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    I would be happy with AVK . But how does the move to microsoft effect the Rav component of AVK
     
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