Avira Free Antivirus 2013

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CNET Editors' Rating 3.5 stars

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Someone give me logic here.."

    October 24, 2012  |   By Some_John

    Pros

    Product ranking:
    #3 in Antivirus Software!!

    Cons

    CNET rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars.. NOT a really good rating from my point of view..

    Summary

    Confusion? Yep!
    I've tried Avira Antivirus many years ago and could NOT remove it from windows xp registry after uninstall.. (made windows security center always say; Avira antivirus is already installed, this might lead to a conflict.) Avast or AVG has never failed me in that way..

    Updated on Nov 1, 2012

    Good for You musicman4you, I rated it 4 stars then.. Havent used Avira for Years - nice to know that it works well for You :)
    Just tell me one thing thou'..
    Why do "CNET editors" only rate it 3 and a half stars if it is a very good program? I might wonder but it did work well in other ways for me back then, but Ill hope You wont have to uninstall it , cause I did try back then to usethere tool also - but its probably better now.. =)

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  • Reply by musicman4you on October 30, 2012

    Avira has a FREE registry removal download to get rid of whats left .I am also on XP on this PC.Go to the Avira site or Google Avira Registry Cleaner.

  • Reply by EricVonZipper on October 24, 2012

    Toolbars that you have to install to get a webguard are a deal breaker, period! Also, running 60 MB in memory vs Avast at 5 MBs is a big difference.

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