Re: Avast, Avira, AVG or Sophos?


I don't know if you can turn off features you don't want or do so accessibly.  You can remove features you don't want.  I don't know if the browser has features you want but if you don't know about the uninstallation option, you may want to ask more about it here.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2017 1:04 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Avast, Avira, AVG or Sophos?

I use Avast! free antivirus on Windows 7, 64bit, but to make it
NVDA-accessible, I am obliged to have self-defense turned off. It is
also packaged with a browser called Avast Safe Zone Browser. It happens
that I sometimes run into web pages Avast antivirus considers possibly
dangerous, and it blocks me out of them so that I may not have access to
them, even if I try it.

On 7/12/2017 8:12 PM, Bhavya shah wrote:
> Dear all,
> I use a Windows 8.1 machine, and usually evade all dodgy websites,
> particularly ones involving social engineering. Thus, I am in need of
> a simple, powerful and accessible anti-virus tool to compliment the
> built-in Windows Defender (which I deem insufficient).
> To thoroughly limit the scope of this question, because I am aware
> that accessible anti-virus pertaining discussions have taken place
> endlessly in the past, which of the following four would a general
> consensus in the NVDA community recommend - Avast, Avira, AVG or
> Sophos? Please note that my personal focus would lie only with the
> free versions of the aforesaid programs.
> I would truly appreciate any assistance.
> Thanks.

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