AntiVir - free antivirus protection
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Here's another good review from CyberGuide. I've used it before also. It's darned good protection.
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I ain't happy...AVG failed me twice, not in detection but by getting disabled suddenly. This has happened on two separate PC's...I went out looking for an alternative free tool...Antivir came highly regarded by my peers.
So far so good, it is tiny, not resource-hungry and regularly updated.
Extract from their website:
detects and removes more than 150,000 viruses
always among the winners of comparison test featured in computer journals
the resident Virus Guard serves to monitor file movements automatically,
e.g. downloading of data from the internet
scanning and repair of macro viruses
protection against previously unknown macro viruses
safeguard against cost generating dial-up program
protection against trojaner, worms, backdoors, jokes and other harmful programs
Internet-Update Wizard for easy updating
Protection against previously unknown boot record viruses and master boot record viruses
Quality "Made in Germany"
support is free of charge via AntiVir Bulletin Board
Quote from the website - Parallel to the new AntiVir PersonalEdition Premium there is still as a matter of course the popular and known cost-free AntiVir PersonalEdition freeware. Only the name and the colour are new: The cost-free virus protection is called as AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic now. For a better distinction, the "family name" AntiVir PersonalEdition was supplemented with the "first name" Classic (freeware)