Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: anti-virus programs running together


06 Feb 2013   #1

XP windows Professional
 
 
anti-virus programs running together

hello does anyone know if u can combine bitdefender ( supposedly really high on the list of anti-virus programs) with malwareBytes malware? thank you

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

06 Feb 2013   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

There's seems to be some issues about Malwarebytes and BitDefender playing nice together. It seems that the latest free version of BitDefender apparently does a forced uninstall of Malwarebytes Pro and it doesn't have a way to add Malwarebytes Pro to the BitDefender exclusion list. Presumably this is because Malwarebytes Pro does real-time scanning. If you're using the free version of Malwarebytes (without real-time scanning) there probably won't be any issues. From the Malwarebytes forum:

Malwarebytes 1.7 and Bitdefender AV Free - Malwarebytes Forum

EDIT: I just found an official BitDefender tech support statement that BitDefender 2013 will work with the free Malwarebytes (without real-time scanning.) See post # 7 from this BitDefender forum thread.

[resolved] Bitdefender And Malwarebytes, A Chaos - Bitdefender Forum
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 anti-virus programs running together




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:30 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33