Re: Anti Spy/Virus Programmes

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Buffalo, May 11, 2009.

  1. Buffalo

    Buffalo Guest

    mjk wrote:
    > My Anti-Virus programme has come up for renewal. I have been using
    > Spyware Detector and Max Registry Cleaner for the last two years and
    > I am considering changing to something else. In the meantime I have
    > installed the free AVG and I have also got Windows Defender. Are
    > these any good? There is the option to buy an AVG susbcription. Why
    > would I want to subscribe if the free version does the job? Or does
    > the subscripted version give better protection? I have read various
    > reviews but it is difficult to know which are the best programmes.
    > They all sound good but are the reviews reliable? Any
    > recommendation would be appreciated.
    > Many thanks.

    Try the Avira AntiVir (free version).
    I don't know about Windows Defender or Spyware Detector as I use the paid
    version of SAS (SuperAntiSpyware) in real-time, which works great for me. I
    also use the free version of MBAM (MalwareBytes AntiMalware) for manual
    scans.
    Buffalo, May 11, 2009
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