Enterprise Software Thread, Best AV (free and paid)? in Technical; Paid I would say NOD32 by ESet or Vipre
Free I would say Avast...
9th May 2014, 08:56 AM #31
Paid I would say NOD32 by ESet or Vipre
Free I would say Avast
13th May 2014, 02:07 PM #32
I've never really looked past MSE pre-Windows 8, and I'm happily running Windows Defender in Windows 8. However, I don't like that it doesn't have a right click context menu option to scan a file or folder for viruses.
I'm tempted to open a Barclays account and put a pound in and just leave it there to get the free Kaspersky offering for my Mac
13th May 2014, 02:25 PM #33
+1 This. It's very annoying that such a basic yet essential feature of any AV software is missing.
Originally Posted by Zoom7000
13th May 2014, 02:30 PM #34
I read a rumour some where that the reason for this omission was to avoid anti-competitive lawsuits etc - But it's still annoying that it's missing! :P
Originally Posted by Dos_Box
13th May 2014, 02:38 PM #35
13th May 2014, 02:39 PM #36
Unfortunately this only works with folders and not individual files.
Originally Posted by Arthur
EDIT: I just noticed this reg tweak has a file scan addition. I'll give it a try when I get home!
Last edited by Zoom7000; 13th May 2014 at 03:15 PM.
13th May 2014, 03:24 PM #37
I know Microsoft Security Essentials and System Center Endpoint Protection only warn of infected files by default, AVG blocks access to the dubious files.
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