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#1 Marshall

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 16:33

It's a new year, and a new poll for Definitive Best Antivirus. The 2013 thread can be found here.

This is a poll for best Paid antivirus, there is a separate thread for free antiviruses here.

 

If your choice of Paid Antivirus is not listed, please choose Other and specify in the comments.




#2 msr714

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 16:25

F-Secure works well for me.



#3 +djdanster

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 16:41

Still rocking Eset Smart Security. 



#4 Luc2k

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 17:52

This should be renamed to Definitive Most Popular *Paid* Antivirus 2014. No user actually tests all the options in the poll. It's mostly a case of "this works for me so it's the best".

 

This goes for other "Definitive" topics as well.



#5 Ambroos

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 17:58

NOD32 by a long shot. I've tried most last year and found that NOD32 gives you very good protection at a minimal system impact.

 

In addition to that it's just nice to use. You get a ton of configuration options and when it detects something it's discrete about it and it still lets you take the action you want. I especially love the PUP-detection, takes out some toolbars and adware in installers that other antivirus software never picked up for me.



#6 Liana

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 18:05

This should be renamed to Definitive Most Popular *Paid* Antivirus 2014. No user actually tests all the options in the poll. It's mostly a case of "this works for me so it's the best".

 

This goes for other "Definitive" topics as well.

Agreed. While I've used paid versions of Avast, Kaspersky, BitDefender, Panda, and ESET, that is over many years and I would never be able to compare current versions to one another.



#7 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 18:23

Since Microsoft announced not to simply use MSE any longer I have been using Avast and it always worked out well for me in the past. I have a copy of the Eset Endpoint security I just have not installed it as it is just too large of a package.



#8 firey

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 18:32

Using Nod32 here.  Don't download many viruses.. but if I do it catches them.



#9 Dane

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 19:36

I bought a computer and it came with 2 years of Norton. It's really not bad. Better then years ago.

On my old PC I used KAV which seemed like it slowed down everything. I ran ESET. it was fantastic. Whenever my norton expires I'll go with ESET. Fantastic software.

#10 +Boo Berry

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 19:38

When my ESET Smart Security sub ran out, I decided to give Kaspersky Internet Security a try. I quite like it, so that's what I'm using these days.



#11 Dinggus

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 20:08

Didn't think I needed one since I use OSX.



#12 Raa

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 06:38

I have a copy of the Eset Endpoint security I just have not installed it as it is just too large of a package.

You can install and use a copy of just the Antivirus package using the full license (but not the other way around).

 

 

And this is my recommendation. (Y)



#13 +Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 06:39

Zonealarm here, but have been thinking about (trialling eset)



#14 vanx

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 19:05

I am using Norton IS, because it is much better now than it was several years ago. I also get a free yearly subscription via a special deal. When that well dries up, I will evaluate ESET and, if it is better, I will switch to it.

#15 xrobwx

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 19:24

http://www.av-test.o...-8/novdec-2013/





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