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Windows 7: anti-virus essential ?

17 Mar 2012   #21
soulfood

XP windows Professional
 
 

if i have firefox can i still run M.S.E AV
? thanks


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17 Mar 2012   #22
C-11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by soulfood View Post
if i have firefox can i still run M.S.E AV
? thanks
Sure.

You can have as many browsers as you want. Not that you need a lot.

I don't have MSE but I still use Firefox 99% of the time.
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17 Mar 2012   #23
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by soulfood View Post
if i have firefox can i still run M.S.E AV
? thanks
Firefox will run just fine. Antivirus, as stated by other members is very important!
Here are links to the best free antivirus slutions:
1. Avast Free Antivirus - Download.com

2. Microsoft Security Essentials - Download.com
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17 Mar 2012   #24
Ivan the SoSo

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

MSE runs on the system, it's independent of any browsers....Example....If you try to use a infected USB drive, it will pick that up
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17 Mar 2012   #25
torre

Win 7, 32bit, Premium
 
 

Go to kaspersky.com and download their free 30 day trial for Kaspersky Internet Security 2012. Then try MSE.

Make the best decision based on your personal results/needs.


You can also find any paid antivirus on Amazon for greatly reduced price (about $20-25)
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17 Mar 2012   #26
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Strictly from a BSOD point of view Microsoft Security Essentials is the Anti Virus least likely to cause Blue Screens of Death.
Symantec , McAfee & Kaspersky are best avoided.
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18 Mar 2012   #27
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

I recommend Avast! because it has given me no problems and has a very good malware blocker. I have seen it catch viruses before they entered the computer itself! Its network shield is the best I have ever seen.
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