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Windows 7: Is this enough protection


26 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Is this enough protection

I am thinking of just running PrevX 3 as my main protection.

Am I asking for trouble or is it good enough to protect me?


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26 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Honestly I'd look for a more mainstream malware/AV solution. Symantec, NOD32, Kaspersky... Somebody like that. I will not trust my system to the lesser knowns in the industry. AV is too important!
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26 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

PrevX is a well-known security vendor. If you like the software, GeorgeB, then by all means go for it. Just remember that it takes more than an antivirus software to keep your computer secure. In addition to Microsoft Security Updates and a software firewall, updates to third-part software are also needed (i.e., Adobe and Oracle SunJava). It is generally recommended that at least one anti-malware software program be included in our security arsenal. Consider Windows Defender, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware or SuperAntispyware.

Let us know what you think of PrevX3.
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26 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Even Microsoft's Security Essentials has received good reviews and it's free!
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26 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeorgeB View Post
I am thinking of just running PrevX 3 as my main protection.

Am I asking for trouble or is it good enough to protect me?
I use PSI from Secunia (Secunia Personal Software Inspector - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com) to help keep programs updated.

Thanks,
Greg
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26 Feb 2010   #6

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Prevx is good but it can run alongside an active anti virus. So I would recommend you install any other AV alongwith it and use Prevx as a second layer.
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27 Feb 2010   #7

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit,Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit,Windows XP sp3 home
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeorgeB View Post
I am thinking of just running PrevX 3 as my main protection.

Am I asking for trouble or is it good enough to protect me?
well i am running just prevx 3 with windows defender and winpatrol plus no issues....system is light and zippy....though you can run it along with any av/as if you want to....and i have an image backed up just incase..


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