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Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essentials good?

02 Mar 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

Personally, I couldn't care at all what anyone chooses to use as an AV program. Myself, I go for the one that performs the best on a regular basis

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02 Mar 2010   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

Install MSE if you don't want to pay for another app. Simple.
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02 Mar 2010   #23

7 Ultimate x64, Vista Ultimate x64, 7 Pro x64, XP Pro x86, Linux Mint Nadia Cinnamon

I use MSE; I recommend it to all my friends and clients, so far, everything's going great! Can't go wrong with it, so give it a try.
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02 Mar 2010   #24

Windows 7 64x

How does MSE impact system resources?
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03 Mar 2010   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by antharr View Post
How does MSE impact system resources?
It doesn't - at all.
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03 Mar 2010   #26

windows 7 ultimate

hi all , can i use the full version off ad-adware along with security essentials as in the paid version of ad-adware there says there is an anti-virus.So would there be any conflicts between the 2 of them

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03 Mar 2010   #27

Windows 7 Professional x64

Just as long as you don't have 2 real-time scanners going at the same time, you should be good.

There are reports that Malwarebytes and MSE work well together, but I can't recommend running 2 scanners as a general rule.
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03 Mar 2010   #28
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit

I have NOD32 on my Vista partition that doesn't run out until June this year. When I got Windows 7 last October I thought I'd give MSE a try, thinking that if it worked out alright I wouldn't need to renew my NOD32.

I wont be renewing NOD32 I'm very happy with MSE it does a very good job and isn't heavy on resources either, I have it running alongside the paid version of MalwareBytes, which runs in real time and the free version of SpywareBlaster the Windows firewall all behind a very secure router.
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03 Mar 2010   #29

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Yea MSE is no hassle at all on system resources, im loving it, and yea I been using malwarebytes... sp yea MSE and malwarebytes are the 2 programs im using for protection, they are both a good combo.
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04 Mar 2010   #30

Windows 7 Home Premium

Its interface is extremely simplistic though, its process on task manager is SLIGHLTY high. On my task list, msmpeng.exe usually takes around 80 megs of ram... BUT that doesn't make it a bad program.. Just more ram to load during startup, causing a slightly degradation in system speed.
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