AntiVir or AVG

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  1. nLinked

    nLinked New Member

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    I'm stuck choosing between AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic and AVG Free.

    I don't want any other one. What's better out of the two? I'm happy to ignore the popup ad that comes up when AntiVir updates itself.
     
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    AVG is really solid for being free.
     
  4. nLinked

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    That's true. The reason I list AntiVir is because in a report that does AV ratings every month, it said AntiVir got about 95% whereas AVG was much lower.

    I think it was on avcomparitives.org or similar. However they tested the paid-for versions but they only test the AV portion of the software.

    That's why I thought AntiVir is the best choice, but AVG has more popularity.
     
  5. WooleyBooger

    WooleyBooger OT Supporter

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    I have used AVG for a few years and it works really well, and is constantly updated.
     
  6. Vaytan

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    Nod32 here.
     
  7. nLinked

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    Here's the site I was referring to when I compared AntiVir and AVG. But they test the paid versions, but the AV engine should be the same I guess. Those are the latest results.

    You must choose On-demand comparative for August under the Comparitives section on the left of the page.
     
  8. HYBR|D

    HYBR|D Beep Beeeeee'p

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    AVG for the win. :bowdown:
     
  9. xenex

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    NOD32.
     
  10. Sphere

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    avg free
     
  11. nLinked

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    I'm getting persuaded to use AVG now because of its popularity. I (and loads of others) have posted this same question in various forums, and even though I provide the latest evidence (that site in my above post) that shows AntiVir wins over AVG each time, everyone still says AVG. Maybe it's the popup ad from AntiVir?
     
  12. P07r0457

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    you use an av product that has popups? :ugh:
     

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