Summary: I've always just gone with avast! because they are free, but boy was I wrong.
Pros: I got a new machine recently and it has this installed on it. Its a nifty little bit of anti viral software. The main pros for me are: 1. Small program. This program does not take up a lot of space. 2. Does not kill my performance. It acts like it isn't even there. All my previous experiences wit...
Cons: So far I have had no problems with this product.
Summary: Like I said previously this saves my comp all the time, my wife doesn't understand how to sense if a site is shady or not so she has lead me to become a little bit of an expert on how to remove adware/malware and spyware without paying for expensive removal systems.
Pros: This software is easy to use, automatic updates and scans ect. The v-scan is effective it has saved my comp from many kinds of adware/malware trojans in the past (in a sense of removing them after there were already in effect).
Cons: As I mentioned the only real use of mcAfee is scanning and removing viruses, the firewall is useless if it even exists. It says it's active but I have not once seen a firewall warning (friends with other virus software pull up warnings every time you access any kind of network, annoying when your...
Summary: I'm pretty easy to please when it comes to these security packages. I want something easy to install that keeps the computer safe and isn't too intrusive (as in, I don't have to see a new "Danger Will Robinson" popup every time I log on).