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Windows 7: Best Anti-Virus Software?


28 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Eternity 64bit
 
 
Best Anti-Virus Software?

In your opinion what do you think is the best anti virus software?
i did have symantec but that causes problems.

What others is there out there?


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28 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

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28 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Eternity 64bit
 
 

Ohh thanks
Didnt see that one when i searched.
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28 Oct 2010   #4

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Bless you Yowan!!
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28 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Kaspersky with Comodo Firewall. Kaspersky costs money and Comodo is Free.

People will recommend MSE w/ Windows 7 Firewall, but I prefer Kaspersky.

Or the short term answer:

Whichever one you use the most best can mean a lot of things.

Best UI, Best detection rate, Full Scan speed, etc etc.

(Download Malwarebytes as your On-Demand scan)
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28 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 7
 
 

I like MSE
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28 Oct 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Bless you Yowan!!
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28 Oct 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Also, check this site for AV/IS speed, performance, etc. and this site for reviews.
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28 Oct 2010   #9

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

I've used Avast forever it seems, but I also have MSE.
I use Malwarebytes for scanning every know and then.
I only wish Avast would finally come out with the 64bit version that allows you to do a boot scan, they have been promising this for sometime now.
Fabe
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28 Oct 2010   #10

Windows 7 64x
 
 

Here is what I run on all my machines and have had great results:

-Avast(real time protection)
-Spyware Blaster(there are some that say it doesn't protect like it did in XP but it uses no resources so WTH)
-Malwarebytes(on demand)
-SuperAntiSpyware(on demand)
-Windows Firewall Control
-Sandboxie for browsing
-Marcium Reflect Free for imaging your OS partition

As I have said before, different people have different preferences and do different things with their machines. Experiment with some of the things the nice people in this forum recommend and make up your own mind. You will find that there is no magic bullet.
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