An unbiased antivirus comparison is being tried. Some of the most popular antivirus softwares were put on test in parameters like spyware removal, virus removal, anti virus scanning, real time antivirus, USB virus scanning, guaranty period, tech support, resource usage, user interface and ease of installation.
Spyware and adware are very annoying because these can steal identity, data and slow down the system. How well the virus are removed and how are they detected by manual virus scanning, are of prime importance in performance of antivirus softwares. The antivirus software should have capability to scan and monitor continuously. It must also be best in automatically scanning USB. Length of guarantee and availability of support also plays an important role in their use. Installation should be hassle free, quick and easy and it should not occupy a lot of space in CPU memory. Software should also be well organized to provide ease in operation. A comparison has been made to suggest best internet security 2015 software, based on which we give the following more specific comparison.
Software was found excellent in performance for ease in installation, availability of technical support, virus removal, real-time anti virus activities, manual virus scanning and USB virus scanning. Its spyware protection ability is very good and it occupies very little space on CPU so it is very good in resource usage. User interface is good enough to be user-friendly. At a discount price of $ 29.99, it is the cheapest as well as best considered antivirus software with guarantee of 30 days.
Second to VIPRE, this software has excellent performance in USB virus scanning, real-time antivirus removal and as an anti spyware. It is excellent in installation and for technical support. User interface is very good making it user-friendly. Moreover the installation process is very good with ease. It is very good in occupying very little space on CPU memory. Performance for manual virus scanning is good enough. It has guarantee of 30 days and a price of $39.99.
Next to ESET, this software is excellent in performing as real-time antivirus and virus removal. It is also excellent in occupying very little space on CPU memory. In manual virus scanning, it is very good to perform. Its installation is very good because of ease and quickness. As an antispyware, it is in a good category. It is quite user-friendly with good user interface. It has guarantee of 30 days and pricing of $ 31.99. USB virus scanning by this software is not up to the mark and is considered average. Moreover technical support is also average.
With 30 days guarantee and $31.96 pricing, this software is considered next to AVG. Performance is excellent in manual virus scanning, USB virus scanning and removing virus. Excellent as real-time antivirus, it is continuously detecting, scanning and monitoring viruses. As an antispyware its performance is very good. Its installation procedure is quite simple, so it can be categorized as very good but its technical support is poor. Though it is good in resource usage because it occupies less space on CPU memory but it is not user-friendly, so it is categorized in good category.
Next to Bitdefender comes Norton with $39.99 pricing but it has 60 days guarantee. Though its performance as USB virus scanner is not so good and is average but as real-time antivirus it continuously detects, scans and monitors virus. Its performance as manual virus scanning and virus removal is excellent. It is very easy and fast to install, very user-friendly, so can be considered excellent in installation and user interface. Its technical support is just average being not very supportive. As an antispyware it is good enough to remove spyware. It occupies some space on CPU memory, even then it may be considered good in resource usage.
Next to Norton in performance, it is with $ 39.95 price but just 14 days guarantee. It is excellent in performing as real-time antivirus, virus removal, manual virus scanning and USB virus scanning. It is very good in performing as antispyware. Its installation is very easy and quick, thus categorized as very good. It is not so user friendly, so in good category. Its technical support is just average, not dependable. The software occupies some space on CPU memory, but categorized as good.
Next to Kaspersky in rating is Avira with cost $ 44.99 and 30 days guarantee. As real-time antivirus it works continuously to perform very good but as antispyware and in manual scanning of virus, its performance is not so effective and can be ranked just good. The software occupies less space on CPU memory and can be termed as very good. It is poor as user-friendly and average technical support is available. Virus removal and USB virus scanning is average.
Next in rating is Avast with price tag of $ 34.99 and 30 days guarantee. Its performance as real-time antivirus and virus removal can be considered very good along with same rating for manual virus scanning. Its installation is very easy and quick with very good rating. Its performance as antispyware is good enough but as USB virus scanner is poor. Technical support provided is very poor. It is good enough in resource usage and user interface features.
Next to Avast is McAfee with $ 24.99 price tag and 30 days guarantee. It is average in technical support but poor in installation and user interface feature. Though it is very good in performance as real-time antivirus but is poor for virus removal, USB virus scanning and manual virus scanning. It may be considered average as antispyware. It is average in the feature of occupying space on CPU memory.
Panda is last in 10 antivirus software rankings. As an antispyware it is very good but as real-time antivirus, virus removal and manual virus scanning, it is good enough. It is priced $ 31.99 with no guarantee. It has average performance in USB virus scanning. Technical support is poor. It is just average in installation, user interface and resource usage.
With these antivirus reviews, take your own decision to have one of them on the system.