Avast webprotection vs Avira real-time

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I have a question regarding Avast's web shield blocking malicious  
websites/urls, although the detection rate is slightly less than Avira  
(from what I got from A/V comparatives) is a web shield better defense  
than the regular Real-Time protection from Avira? I also notice that  
Avira's paid version has webprotection  so I'm wondering if I'm missing  
something that's essential, for the record I use Avira free at the  
moment (former Avast devotee)

using win8 64bit

Thanks for any info in advance

Avast webprotection vs Avira real-time

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On Mon, 01 Jul 2013, usenetopian wrote to All:


 u> I have a question regarding Avast's web shield blocking malicious  
 u> websites/urls, although the detection rate is slightly less than
 u> Avira  (from what I got from A/V comparatives) is a web shield
 u> better defense  than the regular Real-Time protection from Avira? I

web shield is just a fancy name for real time scanning of the web pages... they
are effectively the same thing...

 u> also notice that  Avira's paid version has webprotection  so I'm
 u> wondering if I'm missing  something that's essential, for the record
 u> I use Avira free at the  moment (former Avast devotee)

paid options may offer a few more perks and abilities but nothing more than
fancy dressing for the most part... the base scanning functions are generally
all the same...

that's my 2 cents anyway...

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