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Windows 7: Norton Anti virus 2011

26 Jun 2011   #21
dreamer

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

ah ok thanks for the replies....


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27 Jun 2011   #22
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

I strongly recommend only having 1 AV Installed at one time as this may cause performance issues and maybe false detection for both AV's
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02 Jul 2011   #23
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shadowjk View Post
I strongly recommend only having 1 AV Installed at one time as this may cause performance issues and maybe false detection for both AV's
I have found having Malwarebytes installed along with NIS2011 useful.
I use the free version of Malwarebytes so only run manual updates and manual scans. It recently picked something Norton missed which I don't believe was a false positive.
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02 Jul 2011   #24
techmonkey74

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit-HP OEM SP1 Installed
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shadowjk View Post
I strongly recommend only having 1 AV Installed at one time as this may cause performance issues and maybe false detection for both AV's
I have found having Malwarebytes installed along with NIS2011 useful.
I use the free version of Malwarebytes so only run manual updates and manual scans. It recently picked something Norton missed which I don't believe was a false positive.
Malwarebytes is not a AV it's an anti Malware & since you use the free version it does not have real time protection so it plays well with NIS 2011. That being said having more that one anti MALWARE PLUS a AV is usually a good idea. Usually the free on demand anti malware (no real time protection) will work fine with anti-virus protection that do use real time protection
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02 Jul 2011   #25
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

I use NIS 2011 and Malwarebytes Pro and use realtime protection on both. Malwarebytes was designed and tested to run in realtime with other AV products.

Jim
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03 Jul 2011   #26
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by techmonkey74 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shadowjk View Post
I strongly recommend only having 1 AV Installed at one time as this may cause performance issues and maybe false detection for both AV's
I have found having Malwarebytes installed along with NIS2011 useful.
I use the free version of Malwarebytes so only run manual updates and manual scans. It recently picked something Norton missed which I don't believe was a false positive.
Malwarebytes is not a AV it's an anti Malware & since you use the free version it does not have real time protection so it plays well with NIS 2011. That being said having more that one anti MALWARE PLUS a AV is usually a good idea. Usually the free on demand anti malware (no real time protection) will work fine with anti-virus protection that do use real time protection
Have a look here:
Malware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
or
Defining Malware: FAQ
or
AVG Blogs | AVG Product Team
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