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  • 1.0 stars

    "Do NOT download the free trial because - - -"

    May 15, 2012  |   By kbrewer3351

    Pros

    Seems to catch viruses, but - -

    Cons

    It'll aggravate the living *** out of you with the popup ads wanting you to buy buy buy Avira. Also, my system is crawling instead of speeding thru cyberspace. It started with the Avira download and that's the ONLY thing I've changed in my computer.

    Summary

    If you're going to use Avira, go ahead an buy it straight out or be prepared for the above Cons. Me? I just downloaded it and downloaded Vipre and intend to buy it without the trial. I know enough people that use it that are very computer savvy and they highly recommend it. Without all the crap Avira hands out. And without slowing my computer to a crawl.

    Updated on May 15, 2012

    Oops - my fingers got ahead of my brain in typing the Summary. I just UNINSTALLED Avira and downloaded Vipre.

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