What antivirus program should I buy

razorgeek

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according to me kaspersky is the anti virus

KAV is one of the best. Or for free get Active Virus Shield, it has the same detection rates as KAV because it's made by Kaspersky:
http://www.activevirusshield.com/antivir…

Now it's time for some facts, not simply a regurgitation of what people themselves use for an anti-virus!

The top virus detection rates of anti-virus programs from a recent test at www.virus.gr
Free programs are noted.

1. Kaspersky version 6.0.0.303 - 99.62%

2. Active Virus Shield by AOL version 6.0.0.299 - 99.62% *(FREE)*

3. F-Secure 2006 version 6.12.90 - 96.86%

4. BitDefender Professional version 9 - 96.63%

5. CyberScrub version 1.0 - 95.98%

6. eScan version 8.0.671.1 - 95.82%

7. BitDefender freeware version 8.0.202 - 95.57% *(FREE)* On Demand scanner only. No real-time,resident protection.

8. BullGuard version 6.1 - 95.57%

9. AntiVir Premium version 7.01.01.02 - 95.45%

10. Nod32 version 2.51.30 - 95.14%

11. AntiVir Classic version 7.01.01.02 - 94.26% *(FREE)*

12. ViruScape 2006 version 1.02.0935.0137 - 93.87%

13. McAfee version 10.0.27 - 93.03%

14. McAfee Enterprise version 8.0.0 - 91.76%

15. F-Prot version 6.0.4.3 beta - 87.88%

16. Avast Professional version 4.7.871 - 87.46%

17. Avast freeware version 4.7.871 - 87.46% *(FREE)*

18. Dr. Web version 4.33.2 - 86.03%

19. Norman version 5.90.23 - 85.65%

20. F-Prot version 3.16f - 85.14%

21. ArcaVir 2006 - 83.44%

22. Norton Professional 2006 - 83.18%

23. AVG Professional version 7.1.405 - 82.82%

24. AVG freeware version 7.1.405 - 82.82% *(FREE)*

25. Panda 2007 version 2.00.01 - 82.23%

26. Virus Chaser version 5.0a - 81.47%

27. PC-Cillin 2006 version 14.10.1051 - 80.90%

28. VBA32 version 3.11.0 - 79.12%

29. ViRobot Expert version 4.0 - 76.22%

...

40. ClamWin version 0.88.4 - 51.23% *(FREE)* On Demand scanner only. No real-time,resident protection.

46. Comodo version 1.0.0.4 - 41.02% *(FREE)*

http://www.virus.gr/english/fullxml/defa…
 

tech_99

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I would choose choose between Kaspersky, ESET and BitDefender. I'm using Kaspersky at the moment.
 
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