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Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essentials good?


02 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Microsoft Security Essentials good?

I am using BitDefender Total Security 2010 with a license, and its great. I also did my research on it, and it came out #1 on many site reviews/tests... so I am just wondering is Microsoft Security Essentials good enough to replace my Bitdefender Total Security 2010, or I should just stick with Bitdefender as it does a great job of protecting. I just want the best protection for my PC. Feel free to share your experiences and knowledge.

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02 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I use MSE, and it works great.

Is MSE good enough to replace BitDefender? In my opinion, definitely. When your license expires, switch to MSE. There is no need to pay for programs like that anymore.

Put the $40 into some more RAM.
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02 Mar 2010   #3

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Terrorz View Post
I am using BitDefender Total Security 2010 with a license, and its great...... it does a great job of protecting
well as they say "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." so ideally you should stick with BitDefender Total Security 2010

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I just want the best protection for my PC
that is a subjective notion what's best for me might be mediocre for someone else...as for mse its pretty darn good but BD is a suite it offers more in terms of features
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02 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I didnt bother to renew my nod32 subscription when it ended and stuck with MSE. Ive been happy with it.
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02 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've used Norton and AVG in the past, and after my last reinstall, looking for something lighter, chose MSE as a few people on here recommended it, and have been more than happy with it.
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02 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Im not really worried about money and my license, and by listening to you gurus im thinking about MSE... but its good in protection right? Or theres no point of getting it.
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02 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

It's good in protection. Hasn't let a virus through for me.

It's also very fast and lightweight.
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02 Mar 2010   #8
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Windows 7
 
 

I use MSE on six of my computers and have installed it on six others. Overall it gets good reviews.
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02 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
It's good in protection. Hasn't let a virus through for me.
It's also very fast and lightweight.
+1 What more do you need.
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02 Mar 2010   #10

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

You'll never regret using MSE as your AV. Go for it.
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