Rate the best Free/Open-Source Anti-Virus programs!

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Rate the best Free/Open-Source Anti-Virus programs!

Post by MechanicalApe on Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:54 am
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What are the best free or open-source anti-virus programs out there? I've been using Spybot - Search & Destroy, but was recently told that it was showing its age, which was what prompted this post.

To start off, how would you rank or add to the list of Avast!, Malwarebytes, Microsoft Security Essentials?
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Re: Rate the best Free/Open-Source Anti-Virus programs!

Post by sandsphinx on Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:51 am
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well im not sure if its open source but Spybot Search and Destroy is the best! i love it. :D
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Post by moneygreen on Thu Dec 17, 2009 6:08 pm
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i know that norton (not free) suckz nuts
so compared to norton malwarebytes anti malware is great using both the full scan and quick scan
spybot search and destroy is good too but i think malwarebytes is the best.
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Post by sanddbox on Thu Dec 17, 2009 6:32 pm
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Common Sense is a great, free antivirus, and it runs in your brain's cpu instead of your computer's which saves some time.

Antivirus IS a virus. It slows down your computer more than a virus and is normally a bitch to remove.
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Post by moneygreen on Fri Dec 18, 2009 9:27 am
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not if you dont get a crappy one, spybot is the hardest to get off of all the ones i've used
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