1.    19 Sep 2016 #1
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    Avira Free Anti virus


    A friend at work asked me have I ever used Avire Free Anti virus (he husband put it on her laptop) I said no but I can look at it, so installed and up to now I quite like it. I do know some Iffy sites so a little test and I will see how Avire handles it

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  2.    19 Sep 2016 #2
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    I've used it and I have to say it's really good.

    I need to try it out again.

    Jeff
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  3.    19 Sep 2016 #3
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    Full system scan inc 2x 1 TB EXT HDDs took 1 hour and 7 mins, that's about 3.1/2 TB scanned

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  4.    19 Sep 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephanie View Post
    A friend at work asked me have I ever used Avire Free Anti virus (he husband put it on her laptop) I said no but I can look at it, so installed and up to now I quite like it. I do know some Iffy sites so a little test and I will see how Avire handles it

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    Avira signatures is superior than Windows Defender, but this antivirus lacks of zero day protection and need to redesign UI.
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  5.    19 Sep 2016 #5
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    Thank you RubberDucky

    I did go to (lets say known sites) and Avira did react and notified me >

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    I did a full scan with Malwarebytes after and found nothing, still testing
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  6.    20 Sep 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephanie View Post
    Thank you RubberDucky

    I did go to (lets say known sites) and Avira did react and notified me >

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    I did a full scan with Malwarebytes after and found nothing, still testing
    Are you testing in VM?
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  7.    20 Sep 2016 #7
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    Hi Steph.
    Have used Avira for some time, if set right uses little resources.
    First time do a full scan, then set up as shown below, note:- time required on quick scan.
    This on an MSI gaming laptop set up with two SSD, plus a 750gb HDD in Raid 0.
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  8.    20 Sep 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by RubberDucky View Post
    Are you testing in VM?
    No

    Quote Originally Posted by dencal View Post
    Hi Steph.
    Have used Avira for some time, if set right uses little resources.
    First time do a full scan, then set up as shown below, note:- time required on quick scan.
    This on an MSI gaming laptop set up with two SSD, plus a 750gb HDD in Raid 0.
    Thank you dencal
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  9.    20 Sep 2016 #9
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    The Avira UI to me is a bit plain, its easy to use and does not take long to get used to >

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    Different types of scan can be pinned to Start or Taskbar

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