Anti-Virus Protection: AVG vs. Avast!

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  1. Nikkerz

    Nikkerz Legend Gold

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    I've used both. I like Avast! better because it seems to protect more efficiently than AVG, but AVG seems more user friendly. Which do you use, and why? Other Anti-virus protection suggestions are also accepted. Go!
     
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    Go to sleep.
     
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    I recommend Valtrex.
     
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    Malwarebytes. Thank you.
     
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    If it's free, I don't trust it. What is the motivation for them to give it away for free?

    Nikkerz, you have 100k in the bank :)jj:) why not buy McAfee, Norton, Kasperski etc...?
     
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    And, how do you know that one over the other "protects you efficiently"?
     
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    AVG.... and pay for it.
     
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    McAfee

    Thank me later.
     
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    Use a condom.
     
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    Too complicated...too much work...
     
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    :jj: Gary is growing on me.
     
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    Wtf nik?
     
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    Crack is WHACK!

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    ESET Smart Security, or Bitdefender Total Security, i use both along with Malwarebytes(premium) - no complaints. Tried many others, plenty of complaints there. For free, i prefer Avast.
     
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    Boredom
     
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    I've never gotten a virus with Avast!... but I have with AVG
     
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    Because I don't spend money. 3 inheritances, plus Avon. 7-11. and HD Skill games