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The Best Antivirus Software 2017

[table id=3 /]   Why Buy Antivirus Software? The top performers in our review are Bitdefender Antivirus Plus, the Gold Award winner; Kaspersky Anti-Virus, the Silver Award winner; and Norton Security Standard, the Bronze Award winner. Here’s more on choosing a product to meet your needs, along with detail on …

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ESET NOD32 Antivirus Review

PROS / ESET has an option for mobile protection.CONS / It doesn’t detect ransomware threats. VERDICT / ESET has many features to detect the difference between good and bad files, though it did score lower than average in overall protection and performance while running security scans.   Editor’s Note: Top Ten Reviews uses test …

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F-Secure Anti-Virus for PC 2016 Review

PROS / F-Secure has a pre-installation scan to remove infections from your computer before it installs the main application.CONS / It doesn’t have mobile antivirus protection.  VERDICT / Solid protection and a sleek interface make F-Secure a good choice of antivirus. Editor’s Note: Top Ten Reviews uses test results from the independent laboratory …

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Avira Antivirus Pro 2016 Review

PROS / Avira Antivirus Pro achieved top ratings in rigorous performance and usability tests conducted by AV-Test.CONS / Live chat support is not available for this software.  VERDICT / Avira Antivirus Pro is good at accurately preventing malware attacks and recognizing the difference between an internet threat and a legitimate website. Editor’s Note: …

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Panda Security Antivirus Pro Review

PROS / AV-Test certifies Panda Antivirus as effective protection against malware. CONS / Panda’s telephone and live chat support is only available with an extra fee.  VERDICT / Panda Antivirus Pro effectively protects against malware but lacks some features and services of the top antivirus products. Editor’s Note: Top Ten …

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Trend Micro Antivirus + Security 10 Review

PROS / Trend Micro uses web-reputation technology to ensure websites are safe as you surf the internet. CONS / The software has no identifiable gamer mode.  VERDICT / Trend Micro Antivirus + Security protects your computer from both known and unknown malware and other internet threats regardless of the Windows operating system you …

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What is Antivirus Software?

A daredevil used to be someone who’d jump a motorcycle over a line of cars, or maybe over a giant canyon. Today, it’s the person who decides to operate their computer without antivirus software. Simply put, antivirus software is one of the most important pieces of software you could run …

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Norton Security Standard Review

PROS / Norton earned perfect protection scores for the latest Windows operating systems from AV-Test.CONS / This program causes your computer to slow slightly while it is running. VERDICT / Norton Security consistently ranks high for detection and blocking of malware threats, and its additional tools and features ensure all-around strong internet security. Editor’s …

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Kaspersky Lab Anti-Virus 2016 Review

PROS / Kaspersky scored above average for protection on all supported versions of Windows. CONS / This program scored lower on performance tests, conducted by independent testers, compared to our top pick.  VERDICT / Kaspersky is a leading program in the antivirus software industry that continually scores high on independent tests for protection …

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