Author Topic: Time to renew? No, thank you.  (Read 1673 times)

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Time to renew? No, thank you.
« on: August 06, 2016, 04:58:10 PM »
Think that need to look around and buy some other antivirus program. During this year I had a few attacks. Avast never recognized them and never blocked them and never found them during the scannig. I need to reinstall Windows. I never received any warnings from Avast when specially try to go go to some dangerous web pages to check how this antivirus works.
Now I made a research in internet about antivirus programs, read reviews about many other programs and found that Avast is not the best.
Time to switch.

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Re: Time to renew? No, thank you.
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2016, 05:08:23 PM »
Security starts with the user, not with software.
Keep in mind that there is no tool that detects every thread.

You can't check how a anti-malware tool works unless you have the source code.

How did you know you had attacks ?
What exact avast version ?
What are the settings ?
Any other security (related) software installed ? (or was there)
etc.

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Re: Time to renew? No, thank you.
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2016, 02:25:08 AM »
If you had come here before, posting the issues and results, maybe all of us will have a better protection today.
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