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Old 12th March 2011, 13:35   #631
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I am using Microsoft Security essentials and its really doing a good job. Anyone using it?
Yes. Using it for the last 3 months. Will never go back to any other paid anti-virus again.
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Old 12th March 2011, 14:44   #632
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The best antivirus as of now is the Bitdefender followed by Norton and Mcafee.
But all three were found to be resource hungry and would use up most of your RAM.
I would recommend the Kaspersky Internet Security 2011. Its light weight, has got all the latest features and has kept my system clean till date.
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I am using Microsoft Security essentials and its really doing a good job. Anyone using it?
I have been using it from the day it was released, and it serves the purpose. Along with Malwarebytes, it proves to be a killer combo.
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I have been using Microsoft Security Essentials for a while now and found it light on the system resources and pretty effective in terms of system protection.
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I just installed MS Essentials on a netbook with Windows 7 starter.
Is there any reason to go Avast/Quick-Heal or anything like that?

Is the Avast free version good enough, or one should also get the Internet security version?

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I just installed MS Essentials on a netbook with Windows 7 starter.
Is there any reason to go Avast/Quick-Heal or anything like that?

Is the Avast free version good enough, or one should also get the Internet security version?
Hi Ampere,

I have been using Avast Free version from the past 2 years, no hassles at all and pretty much saves from most of the virus. Does not slow down the PC like Norton or McAfee, have uses both previously , especially with Norton system speed is gone for a toss.
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Hi Ampere,

I have been using Avast Free version from the past 2 years, no hassles at all and pretty much saves from most of the virus. Does not slow down the PC like Norton or McAfee, have uses both previously , especially with Norton system speed is gone for a toss.
The confusion is because, how updated the free version would be? As one is giving it away for free, is there a value in it.
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The confusion is because, how updated the free version would be? As one is giving it away for free, is there a value in it.
Yes. I would not say that the updates are there everyday but f you dont upadate for a week , you will have updates for sure. Have suggested Avast to many of my friends so far haven't heard from any one about any issues.

ps: my avast is configured to get the updates automatically,so did not keep a tab how many and when these are coming.
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Yes. I would not say that the updates are there everyday but f you dont upadate for a week , you will have updates for sure. Have suggested Avast to many of my friends so far haven't heard from any one about any issues.

ps: my avast is configured to get the updates automatically,so did not keep a tab how many and when these are coming.
Thanks. I will try the same tonight.
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I've been using Symantec Endpoint Protection Corporate Edition and has been working well for over 2 years now; first on a XP and now on Vista.

Thankfully it does not slow down the PC and there are updates almost everyday; sometimes multiple times in a day.
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I've been using Symantec Endpoint Protection Corporate Edition and has been working well for over 2 years now; first on a XP and now on Vista.

Thankfully it does not slow down the PC and there are updates almost everyday; sometimes multiple times in a day.
The question is what AV for personal usage? Firstly you cant get corporate versions for personal notebooks.
And if you can, they would be very costly.

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The question is what AV for personal usage? Firstly you cant get corporate versions for personal notebooks.
And if you can, they would be very costly.
Yea, I use it for my personal usage. Dunno about the cost though, was available for download for company employees for personal use.

A friend use the Personal Edition and works just as well. The Corporate version just has all features bundled into one.
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I use Norton Internet Security for my Lenovo netbook. It came preloaded and I have so far renewed it twice.
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I use, rather swear by Microsofts' very own Security Essentials (Second year running, no issues)

Have tried my hands on almost all others available in the market, nothing beats MSE.

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Try Avast it is free !!!
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