Anti Virus Breakdown

By | October 12, 2020

Norton is one of the most well known antivirus brands, and for a good reason. With reliability and plenty of great features such as a secure vpn, a 100% virus protection promise with a full refund if the virus protection fails, a firewall and even a PC cloud backup, with a 60 day money guarantee with annual purchase. there are some problems such as the scans not properly working, the packages get quite expensive very quickly, also there is no file shredder which can be very useful to have and there is a heavy slowdown when doing full scans. (download here)


McAfee is a great antivirus software, with plenty of features such as performance optimisation, password manager, safe web browsing, A file shredder to completely delete sensitive files to ensure no trace is left behind, 30 day money back guarantee. Some problems include missing some modified ransomware in testing, PC Boost web speedup still works only in Chrome, Mac and iOS edition have less features than the Windows or Android edition. (download here).


Avast is a great free antivirus software but is also can be upgraded which when updraded has great features such as a 30 day free trial with no credit card required and a 30 day money back guarantee with VPN internet security, sheduled scans meaning you can set when and where you want it to scan, with perfomance optimisation, a browser manager and a live chat support. Although the package options seem a bit limited on their page only offering one device or ten but they don’t have much of a price difference as the single device option seems too expensive in comparative to the multi-device option, the interface is a bit confusing to navigate in conparison to other anti virus software. (download here).


AVG is a great free basic antivirus software and also one of the best value for money antivirus software out there with a low price and great features it is a very good antivirus software with VPN internet security, a 30 day free trial with no credit card required you can test it out and not worry about getting stuck. Some of the problems are that it sometimes will slow your PC down, the malware protection can miss things and the package for multiple devices can be quite expensive. (download here).


Trend is a great antivirus software because you have the option to just get a basic package which just comes with an antivirus without all the other features that you may not want, it also has the other features you may want in the higher packages including secure public wifi using a VPN, it is easy to set up and easy to use. Although it may overload the system whilst doing scans, it lacks a firewall, it lacks protection for webcam and it is not as configurable as some other antivirus software. (download here).