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    PC Mag's Best Antivirus for 2013

    Thought of sharing this, http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372364,00.asp

    But I myself have always been loyal to Kesperksy. How about you?

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    been loyal to avast....nice read though

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    I have been using Avast for antivirus for a few years now (and a range of other security software to cover all the other things that it doesn't cover).

    I tried Kaspersky a few years ago and asked for (and received) a refund a month later. It did provide all the protection that I expected but did so in a way that used about 99% of the computer resources making the computer unuseable while it was enabled. Over the three weeks I was using it I turned off feature after feature in Kaspersky in an attempt to get the computer to where I could actually use it to do work and found that even with everything turned off that could be turned off that it still used enough resources to make the computer run really slowly. Actually removing Kaspersky was at least as difficult as I have seen mentioned for the removal process required to get rid of the worst viruses.
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    Used to use Norton eons ago then moved to AVG Free for many years now but unfortunately it seems AVG is starting to take plays right out of Nortons handbook and bloating their software in a bad way. It's starting to go from anti-virus to virus like Norton did.
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    Plain ole' MS security essentials seems to be doing me just fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by felgall View Post
    I have been using Avast for antivirus for a few years now (and a range of other security software to cover all the other things that it doesn't cover).

    I tried Kaspersky a few years ago and asked for (and received) a refund a month later. It did provide all the protection that I expected but did so in a way that used about 99% of the computer resources making the computer unuseable while it was enabled. Over the three weeks I was using it I turned off feature after feature in Kaspersky in an attempt to get the computer to where I could actually use it to do work and found that even with everything turned off that could be turned off that it still used enough resources to make the computer run really slowly. Actually removing Kaspersky was at least as difficult as I have seen mentioned for the removal process required to get rid of the worst viruses.

    I had the same experience with Kaspersky. I noticed that my machine became slower.I had to reformat to make sure I delete everything. Uninstall programs didn't do the trick.


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