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Avira - Best Free Antivirus in Test by German Consumers

By bobcat
Mar 12, 2011
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  1. In a test just published in the March 2011 edition of German Consumers Association mag Stiftung Warentest, 4 free antivirus tools and 13 premium security suits are compared in detail.

    Here’s a summary of the results:

    Free Antivirus Tools

    1 Avira Antivir Personal: Good scanner and light on resources
    2 AVG Antivirus Free Edition 2011 – Satisfactory overall performance
    Followed closely by
    3 Avast! Free Antivirus
    Microsoft Security Essentials


    Premium Security Suits: Antivirus + Firewall

    1 BitDefender Internet Security 2011: Good antivirus, satisfactory firewall
    Followed closely by
    2 Avira Premium Security Suite
    ESET Smart Security 4 Home Edition
    G Data Internet Security 2011
    and
    5 Symantec Norton Internet Security 2011
     
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