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Which Total security software is better?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by freebird_9924, Jul 8, 2009.

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Which Total security software is better?

  1. Bitdefender 2009

    11.1%
  2. Norton

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. McAfee

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Kaspersky

    50.0%
  5. Eztrust

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Other [Post your review]

    38.9%
  1. freebird_9924

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    Which Total security software is better?​


    Bitdefender/Kaspersky/McAfee/Other?

    And which doesnt slows down pc much?

    I'm on c2d 1.66MHZ and 2.5gb ram.

    Please vote it and post your reviews.
     
  2. wiak

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    Eset Smart Security + MalwareBytes Anti-Malware ;)
     
  3. mlee49

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    +1 for MalwareBytes, lite and free :)

    Kaspersky is good too.
     
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    I don't use total security software, I use seperate
     
  5. Solaris17

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    i personally use seperate but i run comodo internet security its av and firewall..i run it on mutiple machines in the house its relatively light very option friendly its downside is it has learning mode which means it prompts you for alot of the things you do asking if its allowed and what it is....for example you can select trusted program windows system file etc and then select "always allow" or "never allow" its a bit tiresom at first but it learns quick and protection is very good.
     
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    Kaspersky, i like those blocked network attacks 3-5 times a day.
     
  7. Mussels

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    kaspersky.
     
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    Another one for Kaspersky.
     
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    Eset NOD32 plus MalwareByte & Spybot
     
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    I agree here avast and malewarebytes are the best for protection and both are free! I believe Avast to be the very best right now and out does most paid for apps.


    avast>> http://filehippo.com/download/file/d1744d6c6efbc4c5710ca48e1263f6064c6f5388f11984c15b417960df83a3f0/


    malewarbytes >>> http://filehippo.com/download/file/472f7393c19cbdaf08a0748623f3aae91a11ee8c00dcd9f6ab29e2ac94e8eb86/

    good luck!
     
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    i think your poll is not so relevant because this concept "total security" doesn't exist in real word;we don't(and won't) have 100% detection & protection software's ;in my humble opinion even if we use one or a combination of different security soft the "total protection" is a full back-up of os & data which can't be affected by anything except the physical damage of the support (hdd,dvd,flash etc.)
     
  13. FreedomEclipse

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    so what your saying is, it doesnt matter what you choose to run or not run at all. (no firewall/av protection) if your gonna get infected/hacked then its inevitable & the best thing to do is to keep a back up of your system & keep reloading it every time it gets bogged down by malware & sends your credit card details to scammer????

    your thinking is flawed. everyone knows that not every security suite gives you 100% protection. but there are software that comes damn well close to it & thats what this topic is about. In any case its better to be prepared then let the have a field day with your system & wrecking it. I'l let you waste time reloading copies of your beloved rig. Id rather keep the same installation going on as long as possible

    Kaspersky 2010 or Norton 2009 gets my vote, but Kaspersky is still very buggy.
     
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    that's what I use:)
     
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    please show me where i wrote that is not good to use protection...

    i also use a/v &firewall and a few days ago my beloved a/v didn't detect anything and i was blessed with malware but i have full os back-up and in 5 min. all was forget and this is why i consider this so important don't you agree?
     
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    I dont need to, its just the way you made your post sound & your doing it again. you favour complete backups of the system rather then trust security software to keep your system safe so whats the point of running security software if it will only take 5mins to restore a complete back up of your system???

    No i dont agree & if theres malware, trojans & virus's apearing on your system even though you do have security installed then maybe its time you tried running a different security suite & not go spreading false information
     
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    laszlo, using McAfee's security suite is like using nothing at all so I understand complete back ups ....I know you didnt say McAfee is what you use but I have a funny feeling if your relying on complete system back ups then you are probably using a McAfee suite.
     
  18. FreedomEclipse

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    haha Probably - Ive always had a dislike for McAfee since since I tested a load of firewalls out for a college project back in 2002/03 totally useless.
     
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    i don't want to flame or argue for nothing.. i use nod and funny thing is that i scanned the file (before opening as usual) and the report was ok... the malware in our days is hided so well that no matter what a/v is used is remain hidden till you open :laugh:


    i almost forget.. FreedomEclipse because the effort and time needed to clean the infected os(which we'll be maybe corrupted or instable after cleaning) i prefer a fresh install from the back-up;it take only 5 minutes from my time....


    to answer to your last post

    firewall has nothing to do when you execute an infected program (which is clean according to a/v)
     
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    what firewall are you running or are you running the Eset Nod32 smart security suite? Kaspersky & Norton does a great job of detecting malware in advance.

    Just because your having a bad time with 1 security software doesnt mean that all the others fall into the same 'bad' category

    well unless your computers a rust bucket & you dont have 50 terrabites of space to scan. virus/malware scans should be done in 30mins/1hr (more depending on your system specs) or so. hardly what i would call a long time.

    security is very important to me. if it needs to run a scan i let it run.


    ::EDIT::

    it doesnt take ANY effort at all. just set the scan up to quarentine or delete all of the suspicious/infected files & off you go. you dont have to lift a finger. hardly time consuming.
     
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    Sorry I meant no disrespect.
     
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    In any case - I dont think that 'THAT' file you scanned is infected - but your system has ALREADY been infected somehow & you didnt get around to cleaning it. since you rather waste time reinstalling the O/S which takes MORE effort & is MORE time consuming in my opinion & its even worse since your doing a clean install, not restoring it from an image.
     
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    I moved off nod for reasons like that. it tended to miss things hidden inside rar files, or installers - worked fine for zips tho.
     
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    We are all right on this topic...We should use protection and we should keep a recent back up .....people here also reinstall their OS's as much as once a week because of many reasons...some of us here never reinstall an OS unless hardware upgrade force it.....some of here just have no clue and thats why they are here , so they can get a clue..... It really doesn't mater as long as you are wise about what you are doing and if there is no wisdom then TPU is a great place to get wisdom and it is free.Cheers!
     
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    i can have a brand new install of 7 up and gaming in 25 minutes ;) (that includes install time for kaspersky, drivers, and steam). I just dont like the idea of viruses eating my data (again), so i never run without a good AV these days. (FWIW, i was on nod32 when some worm ate my network, and trashed 30GB of shared music)
     
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