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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #15 on: October 24, 2010, 09:29:31 PM »
But avast! isnt bad for detect trojans, viruses, spywares and adwares also. Avira has a such annoying removal !!!! (scan after removing a virus !)

Also like tech said that pop ups of Avira is ANNOYING ! :o

avast! got ads but between me its feel more better than a big pop ups that appear you in your face or dont fit in the interface...

avast! i dont think got mores bugs than Avira im sure ! A program will never got 0 bug so who care ?


Try to uninstall avast and install for example AVG10 to somebody's PC. He/She will say that her/his computer is faster, it works better and AVG catch a lot of malwares.
avast's detection is very bad. It didn't catch 7 malwares, and about 3 malsites in my computer.
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #16 on: October 24, 2010, 09:35:07 PM »
I'm talking from NOT AN AVAST! USER OPINION NEITHER AVIRA...

But I'm saying this...

Avira was great back when version 9,8 and so on... but their new version, tested it, it could not block any zero-day/hour threat.

Avast! blocked something like 6/10 with free antivirus, I would go with Avast! cause Avast! has improved alot by version 4.8

I think Avira this way:

Older version that are free, but better than payed, their next version shall fail.

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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2010, 09:41:58 PM »
What is a bad movement from Avira is shifting protection for only the paid version.
Indeed, the free version is deprecated compared to old versions and also with other free antivirus.
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #18 on: October 24, 2010, 09:42:30 PM »
I'm talking from NOT AN AVAST! USER OPINION NEITHER AVIRA...

But I'm saying this...

Avira was great back when version 9,8 and so on... but their new version, tested it, it could not block any zero-day/hour threat.

Avast! blocked something like 6/10 with free antivirus, I would go with Avast! cause Avast! has improved alot by version 4.8

I think Avira this way:

Older version that are free, but better than payed, their next version shall fail.

Regards,
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avast's zero-day protection is 0. See Av-Comparatives proactive tests.
And it hasn't got behavior shield for x64. And I read in this forum that avast's behavior shield is useless.
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #19 on: October 24, 2010, 09:49:21 PM »
avast's zero-day protection is 0. See Av-Comparatives proactive tests.
Indeed a point to be better. And a very serious one.
I've asked so in the first post of this thread: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=64382.0

And it hasn't got behavior shield for x64. And I read in this forum that avast's behavior shield is useless.
Check if it was not a problem of August 13th Windows update. It was already corrected.
It's simple NOT true that it does nothing.
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #20 on: October 24, 2010, 10:01:11 PM »
avast's zero-day protection is 0. See Av-Comparatives proactive tests.
Indeed a point to be better. And a very serious one.
I've asked so in the first post of this thread: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=64382.0

And it hasn't got behavior shield for x64. And I read in this forum that avast's behavior shield is useless.
Check if it was not a problem of August 13th Windows update. It was already corrected.
It's simple NOT true that it does nothing.

The Behavior Shield is only can detect exploits, isn't it?

The not very well heuristics is a big problem...  :(


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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #21 on: October 24, 2010, 10:12:30 PM »
@ Tech

Arguing with 12-es_csaj that appears to be Femail is fruitless as they know everything. ;)
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #22 on: October 24, 2010, 10:18:25 PM »
@ Tech

Arguing with 12-es_csaj that appears to be Femail is fruitless as they know everything. ;)

I wrote my experiences and other people's experiences in lots of forums.
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2010, 10:52:57 PM »
@ Tech

Arguing with 12-es_csaj that appears to be Femail is fruitless as they know everything. ;)

I wrote my experiences and other people's experiences in lots of forums.

only diff is u repeat urself endlessly... and btw, ur little "test" of 7 pieces of malware and 3 sites shows about as much in avasts effectiveness as me saying it detected EICAR so its a perfect AV, tests of that size are useless and worthless.
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2010, 10:58:56 PM »
@ Tech

Arguing with 12-es_csaj that appears to be Femail is fruitless as they know everything. ;)

I wrote my experiences and other people's experiences in lots of forums.

How to spread rumors:
Telephone http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telephone
Television http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Television
Telematry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telemetry
Tell a woman as that spreads faster than the Internet ;)
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #25 on: November 18, 2010, 03:15:08 AM »
What is a bad movement from Avira is shifting protection for only the paid version.
I will probably shortly update my Avira 9 to Avira 10, and I don't understand Tech's comment here.  What kind of protection is Avira removing from the free version?

Thanks.
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #26 on: November 18, 2010, 01:02:11 PM »
I was using avira the last 5 years. It was a very AV Scanner.
But since version 10.... all my computers (we got 5 pc´s) slowed down.
So i tested avast 5 free and it is much faster then avira. I like avast really.
Now i run Avast 5 IS on two computer and i am happy.
I think the normal detection is with both systems good.
The Proactiv System on Avira isn´t still working on windows 64bit (the same problem as avast)
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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #27 on: November 18, 2010, 07:40:47 PM »
Also, see the attached graphic I got from one of the av testing sites.

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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #28 on: November 18, 2010, 10:43:47 PM »
Hi!

Can anyone answer the question I asked Tech:

What is a bad movement from Avira is shifting protection for only the paid version.
I will probably shortly update my Avira 9 to Avira 10, and I don't understand Tech's comment here.  What kind of protection is Avira removing from the free version?

I'm shortly going to have to either update Avira to v.10 or find another AV solution, and I'd like to know about this new limitation on Avira Free before I do.

Thanks.
C.

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Re: Avast vs. Avira
« Reply #29 on: November 18, 2010, 11:58:31 PM »
wow old post coming back to life ;D

will cassy only you can answer your question ;) as you are the user of that product :D

try to summarize the all good deed that your product can give you

then we give you also what avast can give us :D :D as avast user ;)

at the end we settle the score. and give the conclusion  what is the most trusted product ;)

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