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    • SCO
    • By SCO 30th Sep 18, 1:39 PM
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    McAfee or Norton
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    • 30th Sep 18, 1:39 PM
    McAfee or Norton 30th Sep 18 at 1:39 PM
    McAfee total protection or norton deluxe what one is best?
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    • what_why
    • By what_why 10th Oct 18, 6:18 PM
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    what_why
    Free version of AVG is much better and faster than both of them
    • steviebuk
    • By steviebuk 10th Oct 18, 6:30 PM
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    McAfee total protection or norton deluxe what one is best?
    Originally posted by SCO

    Neither. They are both as bad as each other.
    • full-stop
    • By full-stop 10th Oct 18, 10:22 PM
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    full-stop
    Neither. They are both as bad as each other.
    Originally posted by steviebuk
    Agreed. Both total rubbish in my opinion. My mum unbeknown to me had Kaspersky installed on her laptop and it is such a resource hog.

    I personally use Avast but hear that AVG is very good as well.

    Good Luck
    Last edited by full-stop; 10-10-2018 at 10:24 PM.
    • yccheok91
    • By yccheok91 12th Oct 18, 9:00 AM
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    I would say these day, if you are using Windows 10, they comes with a pretty good Anti-Virus from Microsoft itself. My experience is that, it does the job quite well. Most importantly, unlike other Anti-Virus in the market, Windows Defender doesn't slow down your computer.


    If you really insist an extra Anti-Virus for peace of mind, I would recommend try out Avira at no cost. If you're happy with their product, you may consider to pay for it. Avira is from Germany, and I have certain confident level on Germany's engineering product
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 12th Oct 18, 9:24 AM
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    Frying pan or fire ?


    I personally use Avast but hear that AVG is very good as well.
    Originally posted by full-stop

    Jesus wept
    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 12th Oct 18, 10:55 AM
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    Most importantly, unlike other Anti-Virus in the market, Windows Defender doesn't slow down your computer.
    Originally posted by yccheok91
    This link suggests otherwise.

    https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/performance-test-april-2018/
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    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 12th Oct 18, 11:39 AM
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    You mean that link that SOME AV companies pay to be a part of ???


    No biased there im sure
    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 12th Oct 18, 11:55 AM
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    Do they? It was merely the first relevant link that came up in a Google search.
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    • dogmaryxx
    • By dogmaryxx 12th Oct 18, 1:19 PM
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    You mean that link that SOME AV companies pay to be a part of ???


    No biased there im sure
    Originally posted by AndyPix

    Your wrong. All the AV companies pay an equal fee to be tested unless you know different.

    https://www.av-comparatives.org/funding/
    • BigAl94
    • By BigAl94 12th Oct 18, 1:34 PM
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    Windows defender is all you need if using W10.
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 12th Oct 18, 1:52 PM
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    Your wrong. All the AV companies pay an equal fee to be tested unless you know different.

    https://www.av-comparatives.org/funding/
    Originally posted by dogmaryxx
    Sigh


    The ones who do pay, all pay equal.


    But not everybody pays - MS do not pay


    Quote from your own link ..


    "In several cases it happens that a vendor is tested even if it do not apply for it. In this case, the costs will be covered either by the magazines or by other independent parties, which requested the results."


    Take from that what you will.


    Please be accurate when trying to do the whole "you're wrong" thing
    (and also try to spell it right )
    • dogmaryxx
    • By dogmaryxx 12th Oct 18, 2:40 PM
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    Sigh


    The ones who do pay, all pay equal.


    But not everybody pays - MS do not pay

    Says who?


    Quote from your own link ..


    "In several cases it happens that a vendor is tested even if it do not apply for it. In this case, the costs will be covered either by the magazines or by other independent parties, which requested the results."


    Take from that what you will.




    Please be accurate when trying to do the whole "you're wrong" thing

    Where is it inaccurate?

    (and also try to spell it right )
    Originally posted by AndyPix
    I did but got it wrong,
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 12th Oct 18, 2:51 PM
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    ^^ Im not going to spoon feed you - read it again
    • dogmaryxx
    • By dogmaryxx 12th Oct 18, 3:06 PM
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    ^^ Im not going to spoon feed you - read it again
    Originally posted by AndyPix
    I have.

    Who is Im ? Pot, Kettle, Black
    • full-stop
    • By full-stop 13th Oct 18, 10:17 AM
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    full-stop
    Frying pan or fire ?

    Quote: Originally Posted by full-stop
    I personally use Avast but hear that AVG is very good as well.

    Jesus wept
    Originally posted by AndyPix
    Pray tell, what is it specifically that upsets you about Avast AV?

    Cheers
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