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What's the best overall Internet security software currently available?

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See http://bit.ly/internet-security-2k

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Norton

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Viper its the best

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Kaspersky Internet Security

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it is the best out there! had for two years---no problems and it got rid of threats!
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I've had Norton, and MacAfee and had problems with both of them, plus what it was costing!!! Never had a problem with AVG FREE!!!!

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Yes, AVG does great job!
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Yes, AVG does great job!
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AVG is good for a single user who's security/privacy conscious, at browsing and downloading. It does need a firewall in addition to it, like Zone Alarm or PC Tools Firewall. AVG doesn't detect or fix alot of stuff the kids and adventurous web surfers seem to unearth, recent trojans and such. I like Norton or McAfee internet security (include firewall) but I use additional malware scans when I need to be more sure, like Malwarebytes, AVG, Superantispyware, or even all of them in the extreme.
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If you have an AOL email, you might get a free McAfee license by creating an account at mcafee.com with your AOL email if u have one. Strangely, one AOL account I still have was able to get a license on two PCs at mcafee.com, probably more than 2 if I try (thats my long term aol email since 1994 but I pay nothing for it monthly now), and then theres one AOL account which wasn't getting any free license offered at mcafee (my sister-in-law's which she has been paying for, so go figure.)
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Get rid of Norton. Researchers have shown that Norton puts hidden files and folders that you don't want on your computer. I would recommend using AVG or avast! antivirus. I have the link to get it free on Google+. But before you get rid of Norton, install another antivirus program and scan Norton for its hidden files and folders and also go to cnet and install SlimCleaner and run both the cleaner and the other antivirus programs and then after the two are done, uninstall Norton. SlimCleaner will fix all errors including the errors that you don't even know are there. For example, say you have an error with the registry. You can't see the error. SlimCleaner will. SlimDrivers will just update your drivers on your computer. Your computer runs slower when the drivers are old and out of date. If there is anything else that you like to know, just email me at: soulessjar@gmail.com
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Viper!!!!!

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Microsoft Security Essentials is good,it's free,Microsoft tries hard to keep it up to date,their name is on the line.

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Microsoft Security Essentials is the best and obviously the most cost effective!
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Norton but its expensive

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From my understanding its "AVAST"

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check this out: http://www.pcantivirusreviews.com/Comparison/Internet-Security-Software/Editors-Choice.html?avrtsid=2&gclid=CKGjy532tLcCFcqDQgodPBAAqg

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i just use Microsoft Security Essentials, its good enough for me because i stay away from trash websites and don't open garbage emails. , i haven't had a computer infection in about 3 years. i scan with malwarebytes a couple of times a month just to make sure.

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360 safe guard

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Use Osx Mac

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I prefer Avast.

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avast

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Try System Mechanic I have had it for 2 years and no problems and Dell recommends it

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hands down kaspersky internet security. it's a good one for paid, if free i agree with advast. i use both. personally norton and mcafee are nothing but coasters.

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norton

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avast y hasta es gratis

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ESET Smart Security is flat out the best! It's does everything automatically (or manually approve), catches everything, has a firewall and lots of features, but the best thing about it, is that it has a small footprint and takes very little memory. It never slows down your PC like others! A beauty!

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i think Microsoft Security Essential

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McAfee is best

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Norton, McAfee, or Viper but I have tried all of those and I think Norton is the best.

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Viper.!!!

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bit-defender total security 2013 is worth the money.......but avg 2013 is the best free antivirus......comodo has a free internet security program...........if you are on a less powerful pc i recommend microsoft security essentials.........of course you have choices to make............... mine is bitdefender 2013

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Norton

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BullGuard Premium

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Avg

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Norton is good but it will spam you if your membership has run out, Microsoft security essentials is probably the best as it is free and somewhat less shady than the other 'free' online virus protection apps

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honestly ive had Norton McAfee Microsoft security essentials and some other program i forgot the name of. the best is Microsoft security essentials. but these another free program worth getting. http://www.iobit.com/advanced-systemcare-antivirus.php

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Norton is good but it will spam you if your membership has run out, Microsoft security essentials is probably the best as it is free and somewhat less shady than the other 'free' online virus protection apps

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I would say Comodo Internet Security because it has high protection while comparing to other security softwares. It combines powerful antivirus protection, an enterprise class packet filtering firewall, advanced host intrusion prevention, application control and anti-spyware in one supremely powerful application. And here is the link of recent AV test conducted on various security software's, where Comodo ranks top is protection. http://www.av-test.org/en/tests/home-user/windows-xp/marapr-2013

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As a former review author, I've been through quite a few security suite software programs. However, the top in my personal favorites would have to be Norton, McAfee, and SUPERAntiSpyware. SAS is completely free but does not downsize your safety because of it. Norton has never failed me, here lately I install Norton first thing on any computer I work on or own. Reason being, Norton is partnered with a lot of top-name cable, phone, and internet companies. Most of these companies offer Norton free with their services!

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Long story short, Norton would be at the top of my list.
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i am using kasperksy internet security for more than 5 years!!!! until now i never had any problems with virus, spammers or malicious software.

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Norton because it let my pc run better. Just try the trial v. link -> http://za.norton.com/downloads-trial-norton-360 sorry for the za in the beginning my from south africa that's why it has a za in the beginning but it will still work.

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Get rid of Norton. Researchers have shown that Norton puts hidden files and folders that you don't want on your computer. I would recommend using AVG or avast! antivirus. I have the link to get it free on Google+. But before you get rid of Norton, install another antivirus program and scan Norton for its hidden files and folders and also go to cnet and install SlimCleaner and run both the cleaner and the other antivirus programs and then after the two are done, uninstall Norton. SlimCleaner will fix all errors including the errors that you don't even know are there. For example, say you have an error with the registry. You can't see the error. SlimCleaner will. SlimDrivers will just update your drivers on your computer. Your computer runs slower when the drivers are old and out of date. If there is anything else that you like to know, just email me at: soulessjar@gmail.com
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i have been using kasper sky internet security since 3 years and it's brilliant

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malwarebytes is free and is great no charge and less lag

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I'm pretty much satisfied with Avast Internet Security. It offers a great Firewall system as well.

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I've had the best experience with Norton, but windows defender is nice to have as a free little backup in case you forgot to update your subscription

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I am a computer technician. I say this only to verify my experience with this subject. Norton is the absolute worst(causes system errors, crashes, and driver conflicts) with Mcafee and AVG in a tight 2nd place. I would stay away form those 3 at all costs. There are 3 different options I would recommend. They are all slightly different, and all get the job done without wrecking your computers registry. My personal favorite is Kaspersky internet Security 2013. I use this myself and would recommend it to anyone. It is easy to use, looks very cool, and does not hog your computers resources(CPU/memory). Malwarebytes is also program I would trust enough to be on my computer. Neither of those are freeware, although they are fairly inexpensive. If you are looking for a freeware antivirus that does work, and will not cause a headache later on down the road, Comodo Internet Security 2013 is a very good freeware AV.

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All Internet security services are excellent, but I prefer AVG, Avast and Nortion. Kaspersky is good too but it utilize maximum resource and make the system much slower. Updating Kaspersky requires high bandwidth data connectivity http://www.terago.ca/internet-redundancy-failover.html

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