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Windows 7: What's the Best Anti-virus?

22 Jul 2012   #411
poorguy

windows 7 pro 32bit
 
 

hey conditioned, you may and i have not checked on http traffic. i will have to download a software monitor for that. can you recommend any. as far as any system performance affect i have not noticed any. will do some research on this. this is what i like about this site there is always someone that has thought of something that i have not. will see what i find. thanks. poorguy


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22 Jul 2012   #412
poorguy

windows 7 pro 32bit
 
 

hey conditioned, at the risk of a stupid question what or why do i need to monitor my http traffic. thanks. poorguy
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22 Jul 2012   #413
aidanphoenix

Windows 7 Untimate x64
 
 

ESET NOD32 is my favorite pay to play antivirus software.

Microsoft Security Essentials is my favorite free offering.
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22 Jul 2012   #414
poorguy

windows 7 pro 32bit
 
 
they are all goog.

hey all, IMO free antivirus is all good because it is free. if you don't like it then uninstall it and don't use it and try another. i guess it is like beer lots of different kinds and they are all different, end result is that they work. "common sense " is my choice and that is a rough choice for many. just my view and opinion. interesting reading. thanks. poorguy
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23 Jul 2012   #415
Conditioned

Tomatoe
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by poorguy View Post
hey conditioned, at the risk of a stupid question what or why do i need to monitor my http traffic. thanks. poorguy
Hey,

Most malware/viruses tends to come through the browser. Either through something directed at the browser itself (hacked flash etc) or in the form of something you download, a program. Scanning http traffic should protect the browser better.

Maybe I should have said an av that scans everything on access. But most already do this and excempt http traffic, so you have to first download whatever it is and then its scanned when you are accessing it.

I like comodo free firewall. Avast. Outpost pro.
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28 Jul 2012   #416
poorguy

windows 7 pro 32bit
 
 
the best antivirus.

hey all, i am going to keep using my avg and my mse and my panda cloud all of which are on different boxes, no complaints with any of them. as to which is the best is the one you have that blocks the virus that we all have at one time or another let in just because it happens. paid versions are good for some but for myself the free does work. as to slow performance issues don't experience them on my boxes. have enjoyed all of the veiws of others experiences on how the different antivirus work for them. thanks. poorguy
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13 Aug 2012   #417
hungvilee

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

i'm using mse+malwarebyte pro,satisfied about them .
hungvilee
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13 Aug 2012   #418
poorguy

windows 7 pro 32bit
 
 
best antivirus.

hey all, i to use mse and malwarebytes free and am very satisfied with both of them. lots of different choices to chose from but these two together are hard to beat. i have and use other on different pc and all take care of my pc but mse and malwarebytes does seem to be the best choice. can't beat freeware in my opinion. poorguy
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13 Aug 2012   #419
Mike Lonewolf

Windows 7/Windows 8 RP/Starlite Linux (Debian)
 
 

People...People...You HAVE to learn how to get paid for Anti-Virus protection for FREE! Since joining here I have gave a few links to become Beta Testers for PAID FOR protection, and get it ALL for FREE! And it is NOT just Anti-Virus, it is complete suites of Computer Security. Avira is STILL looking for Beta Testers for their FULL Security Suite, and your pay-off is a FREE version to you after it is released into the retail chain. REMEMBER: With FREE YOU get what YOU pay for!
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14 Aug 2012   #420
poorguy

windows 7 pro 32bit
 
 
best antivirus.

hey all, you are right you do get what you pay for when you go free. that is why when i go free i go with MSE. its light foot print and light on resources and i really like its colorful and easy to use interface. most of all it seems to do a good job. thanks. poorguy
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