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On a scale of 1 to 5, 5 being best, how does AntiVir XP rank?  

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  1. 1. On a scale of 1 to 5, 5 being best, how does AntiVir XP rank?

    • (5) The best anti-virus software available, bar none.
    • (4) Very good. It'll protect your PC very well.
    • (3) Average. Your computer will be vunerable to a few instances.
    • (2) Lousy. Your computer lacks adequate protection.
    • (1) Terrible. I'll hax your computer right here. *hax*
    • I have never heard of AntiVir XP.

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This following thread I'm linking to will also help. My last post has a link to the latest test results performed at the end of 2005.

See here: What Anti-Virus Program are you running now? (Extreme Poll)

On the actual test results page, you can go back as far as 2002 and view which anti-virus programs have been leading the field in actual, virus testing. Just look under "Comparative tests of antivirus programs" from the left column.

I agree with Van though - (3) Average. Your computer will be vulnerable to a few instances.

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I would say that it is above average...  not the best.. that would be kaspersky.. But in the November 2005 PCmag there was a chart with how long it took manufactures to release definitions that would deal with the big viruses..  AntiVir had 4 of them out with in .5 days, 2 with in 1 day and 1 that took more than a day.. that one was zotob-b

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