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    Quote Originally Posted by Shashank Joshi View Post
    Norton Power Eraser is an online virus remover and is only 2-3 Mb in size.. Free and very effective.. But it would remove all the patches and cracks as well so be careful when you press "OK" on the remove permanently message..
    Like I said I don't use any Norton Products. Had a bad experience in past and I don't want to. The alternatives are more than enough for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gameranand View Post
    Like I said I don't use any Norton Products. Had a bad experience in past and I don't want to. The alternatives are more than enough for me.
    Okay, thought you dint use them because of the size of the updates and tendency to slow down system start-up..
    If i could actually 'Speak My Mind!!', i would be in deep ****..

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    Quote Originally Posted by gameranand View Post
    Exactly. Very small updates, same thing with Avira also. Hardly some MB size.
    to avira. Automatically updates itself even when using GPRS connection. (not even EDGE!!!)

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    probably incompatibilty.. install the thing again..

    and KIS is fine. one of the best out there. very small RAM footprint and small updates, max3 MB.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shashank Joshi View Post
    Okay, thought you dint use them because of the size of the updates and tendency to slow down system start-up..
    You see, I have used a hell lot of security softwares and finally got my comfort zone. I won't change it unless I really need to or some miraculous feature is available on some other software free.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gameranand View Post
    You see, I have used a hell lot of security softwares and finally got my comfort zone. I won't change it unless I really need to or some miraculous feature is available on some other software free.
    Which one are you using at the moment?? I'm currently stuck at Norton Internet Security 2012+Microsoft Security Essential..
    If i could actually 'Speak My Mind!!', i would be in deep ****..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shashank Joshi View Post
    Which one are you using at the moment?? I'm currently stuck at Norton Internet Security 2012+Microsoft Security Essential..
    One prayer to follow throughout life, avast avast avast, has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shashank Joshi View Post
    Which one are you using at the moment?? I'm currently stuck at Norton Internet Security 2012+Microsoft Security Essential..
    Currently Avira AV+Comodo Firewall+MLBT.
    Though I also liked Avast AV+Comodo Firewall+MLBT.

    Both the combos are real good. With Avast you won't get those annoying messages to upgrade which are there with Avira. I am also thinking about switching to Avast.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gameranand View Post
    Currently Avira AV+Comodo Firewall+MLBT.
    Though I also liked Avast AV+Comodo Firewall+MLBT.

    Both the combos are real good. With Avast you won't get those annoying messages to upgrade which are there with Avira. I am also thinking about switching to Avast.
    Try it once, avast is fire and forget, its been so long since I had last saw the main window, let alone nags.
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    How about AVG antivirus 2013 free edition?How does it fare in malware detection and removal as compared to other popular security suites like Avast/avira etc?

    I had been using avast 7 for the last couple of months but was compelled to switch to avg recently as the former caused my pc to hang whenever it performed any program update and so I became really frustrated with it-has anyone else experienced the same issue with avast av free edition?
    Last edited by quicky008; 01-02-2013 at 11:30 PM.
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