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Offline caliguy

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I am running Windows Vista Home Premium, service pack 2 with a 32 bit operating system.  I have TrendMicro Titanium now, but it keeps hanging up on different files when I run a scan.  It is a real pain.  I'm thinking of switching to the latest free version of avast! and removing TrendMicro.  Do you think the free avast! will give me protection as good as TrendMicro Titanium?
Thanks for your opinion, it is much appreciated!

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Re: Is latest avast! free antivirus better than TrendMicro Titanium?
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2011, 11:13:28 PM »
In fact, we think you'll get better :)
http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/rap-index.xml
http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/latest_comparative/index

I can't find Trend Micro there ::)
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Re: Is latest avast! free antivirus better than TrendMicro Titanium?
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2011, 06:23:21 AM »
norman uses kaspersky engine. but then also its very low
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Re: Is latest avast! free antivirus better than TrendMicro Titanium?
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2011, 07:51:53 AM »
In fact, we think you'll get better :)
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A bit old result but AV-Comparatives releases its report about On-demand detection test.
http://www.av-comparatives.org/images/stories/test/ondret/avc_od_feb2011.pdf
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Re: Is latest avast! free antivirus better than TrendMicro Titanium?
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2011, 08:41:00 AM »
norman uses kaspersky engine. but then also its very low
1: what does this have to do with the OP question  ???
2: Norman is using it`s own engine and not kaspersky

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Re: Is latest avast! free antivirus better than TrendMicro Titanium?
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2011, 07:12:42 PM »
norman uses kaspersky engine. but then also its very low
1: what does this have to do with the OP question  ???
2: Norman is using it`s own engine and not kaspersky

Not telling the OP I just wondered as somewhere on Kaspersky website (which page I can't recall) they mentioned norman uses their engine :P
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Re: Is latest avast! free antivirus better than TrendMicro Titanium?
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2011, 07:30:43 PM »
Those problems you have are common in cloud based av's. You should try Avast free, you'll see 163 071 344 members are not crazy. Only my opinion...

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Re: Is latest avast! free antivirus better than TrendMicro Titanium?
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2011, 09:10:11 PM »
Trend micro, McAfee, Norton, Kaspersky or what ever you name it . These software use your computer more than you do...

So stick with Avast or AVG or MSE or Avira.... And they are free to use........
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Re: Is latest avast! free antivirus better than TrendMicro Titanium?
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2011, 12:00:32 AM »
I had a very, very bad experience with AVG. AVG let two trojans in and couldn't deal with them. avast! did and I will stick with avast! from now on. When I brought this Dell home I downloaded avast!, uninstalled McAfee, then installed avast!. I won't even lower myself to write anything about Norton or Kapersky or Avira. I would recommend the OP to do a clean install of avast!.
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Re: Is latest avast! free antivirus better than TrendMicro Titanium?
« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2011, 12:49:23 AM »
I am running Windows Vista Home Premium, service pack 2 with a 32 bit operating system.  I have TrendMicro Titanium now, but it keeps hanging up on different files when I run a scan.  It is a real pain.  I'm thinking of switching to the latest free version of avast! and removing TrendMicro.  Do you think the free avast! will give me protection as good as TrendMicro Titanium?
Thanks for your opinion, it is much appreciated!

I think you will be better serviced with Avast (even the free version).
The core protection is more solid, and there will be no system slow downs.

But, it won't be enough. No one solution is.
You could: add extras to your browser (hopefully Firefox):
   https://addons.mozilla.org/pt-PT/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/
   https://addons.mozilla.org/pt-PT/firefox/addon/noscript/
   https://addons.mozilla.org/pt-PT/firefox/addon/wot-safe-browsing-tool/
   https://addons.mozilla.org/pt-PT/firefox/addon/betterprivacy/
   https://addons.mozilla.org/pt-PT/firefox/addon/ghostery/

Or you could go further and use a radical solution like a FW/HIPS:
   http://www.online-armor.com/
   http://www.comodo.com/home/download/download.php?prod=firewall

All of the above will work peacefully with Avast.

Or you could go with Avast IS.