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Windows 7: One in Four Users Turn Antivirus Software Off Because of Performance.


20 Dec 2010   #1
JMH

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One in Four Users Turn Antivirus Software Off Because of Performance.

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One in Four Users Turn Antivirus Software Off Because of Performance Issues

According to the results of a survey conducted by Avira, two thirds of antivirus users have tested more than one security product during the past twelve months and one in four have turned off their antivirus protection because of performance problems.

A number of over 9,000 Avira users from around the world took the survey last month and the results suggest that system performance is still a major issue for a lot of them.
One in Four Users Turn Antivirus Software Off Because of Performance Issues - Softpedia

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20 Dec 2010   #2
whs
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There are a lot of halfwits in the world that wake up every morning.
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20 Dec 2010   #3

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21 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Regardless of which AV product I have used in the past, I have never turned it off and run without it.
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21 Dec 2010   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Thats quite incredible - I will never turn off my anti-virus, no matter how slow the system gets
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21 Dec 2010   #6

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Sometimes turning the user off is a better approach. A mallet helps...

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