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  • 5.0 stars

    "best free anti-virus"

    March 1, 2013  |   By whoda_thunkit

    Pros

    -light
    -fast scans
    -beautiful interface
    -good signatures
    -muti-featured
    -beautiful interface (though I admit I liked the old one better)
    -good web blocking
    -good pop up blocker. the avast! pop up blocker works better than adblockplus on firefox
    -webrep
    -cloud connected
    -frequent virus database updates
    -browser cleanup tool removes undesired toolbars.
    -update checker checks if your apps are outdated for example outdated we browser, flash payer, pdf reader.

    Cons

    none. none at all.

    Summary

    Even better than the last one.
    I do however, preferred the UI of the last one much more.
    The reason behind the big buttons are less detailed UI is because all these AV companies are vying for the windows 8 market with their touch friendly GUI.

    Updated on Mar 3, 2013

    get rid of zonealarm. it's the worst firewall.
    use your brains and use online armour, comodo or privatefirewall.

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