Antivirus is most important and basic software need for every computer for their security problems and to maintain their performance. Norton Antivirus and Avira AntiVir Premium 2012, both are latest version of their previous models and they both are widely used in home as well as business computers to protect them against any virus or malware or any unwanted code or script or simply program that can affect performance of computer as well the file system or it can damage whole computer.
Norton Antivirus and Avira AntiVir Premium 2012 both offer same technologies to prevent you pc and contain following protecting walls:
Norton's Antiviruses are very well known in whole world, where Avira AntiVir's Antivirus are doing pretty well and selling their products to lots of satisfied users and so it will be very interesting to find which is better and more reliable and which is really works against viruses?
Norton AntiVirus is published by Symantec Corporation and the latest edition is Norton AntiVirus 2011. It costs $39.99 for one year’s protection and this includes 24/7 support whenever you need it by email, live chat, phone or on online. It automatically downloads updates to the software while you continue to use your PC without interrupting you or slowing performance down. You also get a monthly report showing what the antivirus software did to keep you safe. Specific feature are listed below:
What's new Norton Antivirus 2011?
Protects your PC against the latest viruses, spyware, and other threats
What i dislike?
Operating Systems Supported
Minimum Hardware Requirements
Browser Plug-In Support
Price & Package
Fast protection that does more to stop viruses and spyware for 1 year protection for 1 PC will cost you $ 39.99.
Avira AntiVir Premium is Windows-only antivirus software sold online. Avira AntiVir Premium protects the computer against the following types of viral threats:
The Avira AntiVir Premium software is also smart enough to identify an unknown virus by its behavior patterns.
Avira AntiVir Premium protects your computer while emailing and surfing the web from such issues as:
Avira AntiVir Premium is an excellent choice for people who use their computers primarily to surf the web. At $25.93 for a year subscription, it is very affordable, but a CD copy of the software does cost extra.
What new in Avira AntiVir Premium 2012?
What i dislike?
Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows Vista SP1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows XP SP3 (32-bit)
Windows XP SP2 (64-bit)
Min. 1024 MB RAM (Windows Vista, Windows 7)
Min. 512 MB RAM (Windows XP)
Min. 150 MB available disk space (additional temporary and quarantine space needed)
Price & Package
Avira Antivirus Premium 2012 for 1 Year Licensing Period of 1 Year will cost you € 19.95 or around $25.
In bottom I must suggest you, Norton Antivirus is pretty well than Avira AntiVir Premium 2012 and It uses low memory of your computer so your computer never get slow down with Norton Antivirus (only need min. 256 MB RAM), where Avira AntiVir Premium 2012 need minimum 1024 MB of RAM to run properly and it consumes your CPU processing power also.
Unlike Avira AntiVir Premium, Norton Antivirus does not include an express installation. Norton Antivirus also does not automatically repair your PC like Avira AntiVir Premium does. However, Avira AntiVir Premium does not include the “smart schedule” ability that Norton Antivirus has. This is the ability for the software to know when the PC is being used, and postpone the scan until the PC is free.
Norton Antivirus is much better than Avira AntiVir Premium 2012 even it cost you more but it really works better and can protect your pc much better than other antivirus.