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Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: McAFee is better than Bullguard.

In this review, we chose McAFee as a better antivirus because it is easy to use and install, has above average level of protection and rate of virus detection, removes 100% viruses from the device and has 30 days money back guarantee.


McAFee Vs Bullguard: SECURITY

Security is number one priority when it comes to choosing a better antivirus and there are two areas an antivirus has to prove it is worth. These two areas include regular virus scanning and real-time protection when data is being copied to your OS. According to lab tests carried, McAFee did well in traditional virus detection tests but it did not do well in real-time scanning as it falls behind the leaders as it achieved an average result.

Its competitor Bullguard isn’t at par in terms of protection because in real-time scanning test, they reached above average ratings. Regarding malware protection, Bullguard scored just 8.2 points which is not the best result. In addition, in terms of URL blocking it managed to protect the device for just 89% of the threats it encountered. It has an out of date parental control and it doesn’t even exist on the basic package. The Bullguard antivirus also has uneven performance and it has been proven to consume so much resources of the device making your PC to be under unwanted pressure. The summary security review of Bullguard and McAFee include the following;

Real-time Antivirus; both McAFee and Bullguard have Real-time antivirus.

Manual virus scanning; McAFee and Bullguard have manual virus scanning.

USB virus scan; both McAFee and Bullguard have USB scan.

Registry start-up scan; McAFee and Bullguard have this feature.

Auto virus scanning; both McAFee and Bullguard have auto virus scanning.

Scheduled scan; both McAFee and Bullguard have scheduled scan.

Email protection; both McAFee and Bullguard have email protection.

Personal firewall; McAFee and Bullguard have personal firewall.

Safe browser; McAFee alone has safe browser.

Bottom line: McAFee is better in terms of security as it has a safe browser in addition to other features.

McAFee Vs Bullguard: FEATURES

McAFee is one of the best trusted brands across the globe that is capable of protecting your devices from unwanted threats. It has a 30 day money back guarantee and 24/7 support and has competitive prices. In addition, it has anti-spam, parental control and true key app. This antivirus has anti-spyware, anti-worm, Anti-Trojan, Anti-Rootkit, Anti-Phishing and anti-spam.

Bullguard has a very good organisation interface and you can be able to customize the look of your device. It has beatable prices on its packages. This antivirus is very easy to install and use and its detection rates are high. In addition, its full-featured android version is excellent. Below is a summary feature of McAFee and Bullguard;

Anti-spyware; both McAFee and Bullguard have anti-spyware.

Anti-worm; McAFee and Bullguard have anti-worm.

Anti-Trojan; McAFee and Bullguard have Anti-Trojan.

Anti-Rootkit; both McAFee and Bullguard have Anti-Rootkit.

Anti-Phishing; both McAFee and Bullguard have anti-phishing.

Anti-spam; McAFee and Bullguard have anti-spam.

Ease of use; McAFee has 5/5 whereas Bullguard has 4/5.

Parental control; McAFee and Bullguard have parental control.

Game mode; both McAFee and Bullguard have game modes.

Device tune-up; the two antiviruses have device tune-up.

Live help; the two antiviruses have this feature.

Phone support; McAFee has phone support.

Email support; McAFee and Bullguard have email support.

Bottom line: McAFee is better in terms of features.


Compatible with Windows; both McAFee and Bullguard are compatible with windows.

Compatible with android; both McAFee and Bullguard are compatible with android

Compatible with IOS; McAFee is compatible with IOS.

Compatible with Mac; the two products are compatible with Mac.

Bottom line: McAFee is better in terms of compatibility.

McAFee Vs Bullguard: PRICING

Starting price; McAFee has $34.99 whereas Bullguard has $23.96

Discount available; McAFee has 59% whereas Bullguard has 20%

Money back guarantee; the two products have 30 days.

Bottom line: McAFee is better as it has the highest percentage discount.


McAFee is a better antivirus than Bullguard in this review because of the amazing security features it has on any device and it is easy to install and use.

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