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Windows 7: Can I use Malwarebytes PRO alongside Comodo Internet Security?


19 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Can I use Malwarebytes PRO alongside Comodo Internet Security?

Hey you guys, I just installed Comodo Internet Security and Malwarebytes PRO, but for now i have real-time protection for Malwarewbytes disabled til I am sure I can run it with CIS. So the question is can I run MBAM PRO with CIS without any issues?

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19 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Hi MaxPayne,

The short answer to your question is yes, if you disable Realtime Protection on CIS. You should only ever have one Real time protection scanner on at a time as they tend to fight each other. Occasionally one of them will just roll over and disable itself to stop conflicts, but still the point stands. One Realtime scanner only.

Although.. having said that. It has been a while since I used Comodo, but I seem to remember that "Defense+" quite happily coexisted along MSE.
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19 Aug 2011   #3

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Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

I'd try it and see what happens if you can't get a definitive answer.

I can tell you that Malwarebytes Pro does NOT interfere at all with Microsoft Security Essentials.
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19 Aug 2011   #4

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

MB Pro is designed to work with other AV in real time mode. I have Norton IS 2011 and MB Pro both running real time with no problems. Don't know about Comodo as I have never used it.

Jim
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19 Aug 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

mmm ill just leave it disabled just to be safe, Oh and one more question about comdo's Antivirus , whats better on-access or stateful?
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19 Aug 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

nevrmind i decided to enable malwarebytes real time protection after seeing that they can run together as seen on this video:
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19 Aug 2011   #7

7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I have been running CIS and MalwareBytes together for a year without any problems, although, Malwarebytes had an issue when it updated one time, where the realtime protection made me feel like I had a virus the way it slowed down my machine and they did not fix it for awile, I disabled it and my machine ran perfect again, but the problem is fixed with the malwarebytes update they released before the last one, so I have it enabled again for some months now!

I almost feel as though I dont need it though, haven't had a single popup! and Scan results are always clean.
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19 Aug 2011   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

haha thanks for you reply i am currently running both as real-time and so far so good
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19 Aug 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

You can run both without issues. MBAM was designed to be a compliment to all AV's, not a replacement. It's true that you don't want two AV's running at the same time, but MBAM is not a conventional AV. Also, leave the Comodo AV set to stateful, as on access will have a seriously negative impact on system performance.
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19 Aug 2011   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DBone View Post
You can run both without issues. MBAM was designed to be a compliment to all AV's, not a replacement. It's true that you don't want two AV's running at the same time, but MBAM is not a conventional AV. Also, leave the Comodo AV set to stateful, as on access will have a seriously negative impact on system performance.
oh ok thanks , however im just wondering whats the difference, is stateful as secure as on access?
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