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Old 11-26-2008, 08:20 PM   #1
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great review Neodude!! +1
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:45 PM   #3
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Why thankyou

I Wrote it for a competition,I Want those gift vouchers
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Really good review
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You just persuaded me to switch to Avast!

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Old 12-31-2008, 02:15 AM   #9
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I have a complaint to file. On the first table in this page you list AVG as not having an e-mail scanner when it does.

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(Referring to Part 3)
Move the part where you list whether the AV programs caught the anti-virus or not to the bottom. Because as I was reading I thought those x/4 numbers were for catching viruses before installation when it's after. Also, you mention Avira failing to prevent installation of a virus twice. I think the second time you meant to say Spyware Terminator with Clamwin failed.

edit2: I just finished reading the whole guide. I give props to you man. It's a very good guide. If that's the submission then good work although if you wanted you could improve it a little more (make it more organized; a topic per AV). I have only had experience with AVG8.0 and Comodo out of that list. I do agree that Comodo is for very experienced users who have the time to read all those little pop-ups. If you know what you're doing with Comodo, it's by far the best AV. For the average user, incluiding me, it's not so great. I read the first couple then I got tired of reading them and just started hitting OK. AVG8.0 is a great program. It could be a little worse than Avast, but I'm not going to switch. The only downfall against Avast, that I saw, was that website deal because it does have an e-mail scanner. Regardless of how good they are, if you're not a smart web-browser you'll still end up in deep shit.
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I have a complaint to file. On the first table in this page you list AVG as not having an e-mail scanner when it does.
yeah thats a fairly big oversight.

Also personally at the start where you say Avast is my personal favourite I would get rid of that because straight away i started to wonder whether it was going to be biased towards Avast. It nearly put me off looking any further...
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