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Windows 7: Prefer best antivirus option for Windows 7

21 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Prefer best antivirus option for Windows 7

I need a good choise for Windows 7,i need the best antivirus that is working on Windows 7,i have now Norton 2010 Antivirus,but its doesnt allow some programs that i need and its say risk and the norton have deleted them.

Please give me an good choose.

Sorry for my english.


Thank you,
Nikolasr

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21 Feb 2010   #2

Win7
 
 

what do you mean that it doesn't "allow some programs"? Norton AV or Norton NIS 2010 is an excellent choice for AV s/w. Far superior to what they were churning out a few years ago. Reviews of those 2 products mirror my experience with the latest Symantec entries for AV.
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21 Feb 2010   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

NIS2010 is an excellent antivirus. If it blocks some programs, put them on the exclusion list of Norton. I use MSE which is highly recommended and free. But it may have similar problems. I had to put one program (which I knew was safe because I had used it for years) on the exclusion list too.
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21 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I use MSE which is highly recommended and free.
Same here and I highly recommend it myself to everyone.
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21 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
NIS2010 is an excellent antivirus. If it blocks some programs, put them on the exclusion list of Norton
Didnt know that how to add to the exclusion list??

Please follow me to step by step.

Regards,
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21 Feb 2010   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nikolasr View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
NIS2010 is an excellent antivirus. If it blocks some programs, put them on the exclusion list of Norton
Didnt know that how to add to the exclusion list??

Please follow me to step by step.

Regards,

Since I do not have any NIS at this time, I am not sure of the exact settings. There should be an option of "Exclude files and locations" in "settings" somewhere. Maybe someone who has NIS can give you more exact guidance.
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21 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nikolasr View Post
I need a good choise for Windows 7,i need the best antivirus that is working on Windows 7,i have now Norton 2010 Antivirus,but its doesnt allow some programs that i need and its say risk and the norton have deleted them.

Please give me an good choose.

Sorry for my english.


Thank you,
Nikolasr
- avast! Antivirus
- Avira AntiVir
- Microsoft Security Essentials.

All free, all bad ass.
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21 Feb 2010   #8

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Not Again.
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21 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Okay fixed some things but again got Sonar detected security risk file.exe....
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21 Feb 2010   #10

Arch Linux 64-bit
 
 

If you open the NIS settings there is an Exclusion option. Click configure at the right and then you will have to figure it out from there (I'm on my iPod). You can see the exclusion option in this pic:

http://www.ghacks.net/wp-content/upl...gs-388x500.jpg

Edit: I'm not sure but you might be able to exclude SONAR from scanning a specific file. In settings go to Web Settings and look there.
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