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ky331
6 Indium

AV-Comparative of Free versions to corresponding Paid versions

Free vs. Paid AV Solutions


In this review, 15 free AV solutions were reviewed and compared against their paid counterparts --- that vendor’s cheapest paid antivirus software. 

Products reviewed include Adaware, Avast, AVG, Avira, Bitdefender, Comodo, Fortinet, Kaspersky Lab, McAfee, Microsoft, Panda, Qihoo, Sophos, Tencent and ZoneAlarm

http://www.av-comparatives.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/avc_free_2017_en.pdf

(65 pages, 4.14 Meg)

Free Internet Security - WOT Web of Trust       Use OpenDNS       MalwareBytes Anti-Malware


Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64-bit), avast! v17 Free, MBAM3 Pro, Windows Firewall, OpenDNS Family Shield, SpywareBlaster, MVPS HOSTS file, MBAE Premium, MCShield, WinPatrol PLUS, SAS (on-demand scanner), Zemana AntiLogger Free, IE11 & Firefox (both using WOT [IE set to WARN, FF set to BLOCK]), uBlock Origin, CryptoPrevent.


[I believe computer-users who sandbox (Sandboxie) are acting prudently.]

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dalem29
4 Ruthenium

RE: AV-Comparative of Free versions to corresponding Paid versions

Must say that Panda is persistent with it's nag screens....

but I won't bite, the free version seems to be doing its job well.

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