However, we did find that in some cases such as scans, PC Protect does cause a degree of hardware slowdown.
Total AV similarly operates with very little impact on a computer’s overall performance.
Today, it’s more important than ever to keep your computer safe against a wide array of threats. We compared PC Protect and Total AV, two top antivirus suites, to see which one comes out on top.
We recommend Total AV although both products deliver excellent solutions. Although both antivirus suites fly under the radar compared to the big names, PC Protect and Total AV provide subscribers with a variety of tools that can help keep them safe when browsing online or connecting to networks.
To add to the browsing benefits, the company offers an integrated VPN to protect online activity even further.
Users are also protected from malware and phishing protection with real-time updates.
Updates: We were pleased to see that both companies regularly update their services and definitions.
Total AV licenses its antivirus and definitions from established company Avira and has been rated highly for its comprehensive protection against even the newest threats.PC Protect lags slightly behind in this category though it does update its definitions and services regularly.Nevertheless, it does sometimes expose users to zero-hour attacks, though these windows are few and far between.Though the company is relatively new, it has promised to build on its already intriguing product.Impact: In our tests, PC Protect tested positively for performance impact.Additionally, the two companies offer password vaults to keep sensitive information properly secured.