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Which Anti-virus Software is the best ???

I have used few Anti-virus softwares but it was hard to find which one is the best among them !!!

And also I had no idea how to find a good Anti-virus and what are the categories should I look when ranking them.So I spent some hours on the internet and found some rankings on A/V softwares and thought of sharing it with you.

Here are some categories that I have found,

  1. Ease of use
  2. Effectiveness
  3. Updates
  4. Feature set
  5. Ease of installation
  6. Help/Support
  7. And there are lot more like these
I have found a site that describes all the things and ranking according to them for the year of 2007.Click here to see the ranking.

And I have found another site that describes how is an A/V software works and how is the detection and prevention works.Click here to see how A/V Software works ....


  1. Hey G-Lee,
    In my personal experience I think AVG is the best. But I have only used Norton and Macafee other than AVG. It has some features you have mentioned.
    * Ease of use
    * Updates available
    * Ease of installation
    But I cant say anything about the Effectiveness of the AVG.


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