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Re: Sorry,but Avast is a piece of junk!!!!
« Reply #45 on: October 24, 2010, 10:30:28 AM »
let's see what Pofessionals say about antiviruses:
http://anti-virus-software-review.toptenreviews.com/v2/
http://www.mywot.com/scorecard/anti-virus-software-review.toptenreviews.com

http://www.pcworld.com/reviews/collection/1986/top_paid_antivirus_2010.html
again...not in top ten,even the PRO one
After play with PC-World reviews after a while, you will find it's a paid test.
You can see even they have rated Avira lower than some weak antivirus. also, this is review of avast 4.8, avast 5.0 has new engine to detect new malwares (beside all of the VDF updates with new generic detections).

http://www.av-comparatives.org/images/stories/test/summary/summary2009.pdf
2010 test has not been completed
On-demand and on-access is out for this quarter too, go check and see rating of avast 5.0 :)

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Re: Sorry,but Avast is a piece of junk!!!!
« Reply #46 on: October 24, 2010, 10:30:49 AM »
TopTen is a payed for review and can absolutely not be trusted as a review......
PCMagazin review only reflect what the author of the magazine like....

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Re: Sorry,but Avast is a piece of junk!!!!
« Reply #47 on: October 24, 2010, 10:34:28 AM »
this was about professionals...let,s see what antivirus is more popular among ordinary people:
http://download.cnet.com/windows/
http://www.softpedia.com/
See!! it's AVG for top-download.
But, do you trust AVG?
Read this topics and other peoples experience about AVG: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=65088.msg549467#msg549467
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Re: Sorry,but Avast is a piece of junk!!!!
« Reply #48 on: October 24, 2010, 10:38:16 AM »
you See that...
you don't trust anyone but your own experience  :)
avast has never been rated No 1 or at least in top three in any relieble review and you can't argue
i did not say nod32 or any other AV is perfect.i said there are better softwares and i proved it for anyone who WANTS to see
offcourse eset(and any other antivirus) has missed and will miss some threats but its protection is better(not perfect) and comparing to avast,it is of better quality and a more ideal choice.
the story is the same comparing norton,avira and kaspersky with your favourite software(but not avg,in my opinion)
you think otherwise?think otherwise,Be happy with your AVAST.
OK,Friends.....
Let's finish this argument  :-X
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dear omid,you recommended Avira security suite
i wanna know your opinion about my experiences with that software
1-the download speed is very low at the start,offcourse it increases after some spell of time(approx 10-15 min)
2-in it's last version,whenever the software finds a malware the new "system test" window will be opened and this will be bad if there are lots of threats and these system exams will interfere with each other and will cause the system to hang especially if your ram is not that great,so in my opinion avira's detection is really SUPERIOR(it  deserves the word) but it's removal is not that good in the new version
regards
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Re: Sorry,but Avast is a piece of junk!!!!
« Reply #49 on: October 24, 2010, 12:29:06 PM »
From the review
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Summary:
Overall, the new 5.0 version of Avast Pro Antivirus is a great choice, and certainly one of the best antivirus software available. The software is not only one of the most effective, but also one of the most efficient. We liked the redesigned interface and the new features. And while we would have liked to see a few more features and better product support, we can definitely recommend Avast Pro Antivirus.


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Re: Sorry,but Avast is a piece of junk!!!!
« Reply #50 on: October 24, 2010, 12:48:06 PM »
dear omid,you recommended Avira security suite
I cannot see if I did that in the posts in this topic  8)

But for your questions:
Q:1-the download speed is very low at the start,offcourse it increases after some spell of time(approx 10-15 min):
A: Avira first download files into it's cache to scan and then deliver to your browser or download manager, so you will think it has slow things down, but it's not true. a file which take 5 minutes to download without avira, will take 5 minutes with Avira too, but only you will not see download progress in your own download manager but you will see download progress in avira if you enable option 'show progress'. when Avira is installed you will see 0% and then 100% in your download manager, may be annoying if you use a very poor dialup.

Q:2-in it's last version,whenever the software finds a malware the new "system test" window will be opened and this will be bad if there are A:lots of threats and these system exams will interfere with each other and will cause the system to hang especially if your ram is not that great,so in my opinion avira's detection is really SUPERIOR(it  deserves the word) but it's removal is not that good in the new version

Never had such problem, just guard give you a popup and you have 2 option, remove or details, if you click remove it will do a very quick scan and remove that malware, if you click details, it will give you details after check the process and it's loaded modules and give you option to what to do. if multiple threat is being detected, it will combine them.

If you have more Avira questions, http://forum.avira.com/wbb/ is the place to talk about. :)
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Re: Sorry,but Avast is a piece of junk!!!!
« Reply #51 on: October 24, 2010, 04:16:52 PM »

I cannot see if I did that in the posts in this topic  
8)

i found it in your website,HAMVATAN  :o
http://sites.google.com/site/boelectronic/computer/recommended-programs/windows
On-demand and on-access is out for this quarter too, go check and see rating of avast 5.0
as I said before and i m sure you know it,good detection rate is not just enough and Protection is more impoatant
on my case(win32 sality virus) avast  detected but could not protect(as i said lots of times :-X)
you can check avast proactive status on this page:
http://www.av-comparatives.org/images/stories/test/ondret/avc_report26.pdf
(version 5 is tested)
when your system is infected and your windows is ruined what the hell can you do?
although in removal avast is average(like so many others) check this if you don't belive
http://www.av-comparatives.org/images/stories/test/removal/avc_removal_2009.pdf
(version 4.8 is tested).(please don't tell me varsion 5 scores better,that avast was compared to avg8.5 ,avira 9 ,norton 2010 and nod32 4.0 and all of them now have more powerfull versions)
When my system ruined because of a well known threat using an updated avast,what i PROFESSIONALLY did was changing the security software and what I humanely did was to alert you,my friends,about your susceptibility to threats. :D
wishing you all the bests
FEEL FREE,(using any security kit you are) :-*
take care
bye
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