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

12 Sep 2012   #461
hungvilee

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
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we can not restore what did mse remove
MSE does allow setting what action to take in "Default actions".
I believe if this is set to "Quarantine" it would allow for restoring.
I don't know for sure as I've never had anything found.
If MSE Quarantine doesn't work the way I believe it should, i would like to know that.

I use System Backup Imaging so i can restore no matter what A/V and A/M I use and what they do.
I don't like backup imaging windows,this can resote but it's so waste of time.if mse delete to quarantine,i will use it although mse get low mark on av-test


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15 Sep 2012   #462
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

AV-TEST September 2012 Results

Note   Note
They switched to Windows XP SP3 for this set of tests


AV-TEST - The Independent IT-Security Institute: Jul/Aug 2012

Avast Free Antivirus 7.0 (2012), Avira Internet Security 2012, and Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 all improved, while the majority had worse scores.

A Guy
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15 Sep 2012   #463
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
AV-TEST September 2012 Results

Note   Note
They switched to Windows XP SP3 for this set of tests


AV-TEST - The Independent IT-Security Institute: Jul/Aug 2012

Avast Free Antivirus 7.0 (2012), Avira Internet Security 2012, and Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 all improved, while the majority had worse scores.

A Guy
Thanks for the link and info.

From what i see in test results on that site:
It looks like MSE does not have good protection against "0-day malware attacks" compared to other products.
Seems like Avast Free (or others) are a better choice.
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15 Sep 2012   #464
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
AV-TEST September 2012 Results

Note   Note
They switched to Windows XP SP3 for this set of tests


AV-TEST - The Independent IT-Security Institute: Jul/Aug 2012

Avast Free Antivirus 7.0 (2012), Avira Internet Security 2012, and Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 all improved, while the majority had worse scores.

A Guy
Thanks for the link and info.

From what i see in test results on that site:
It looks like MSE does not have good protection against "0-day malware attacks" compared to other products.
Seems like Avast Free (or others) are a better choice.
Yea I use avast and it's very good,tried mse before but I like the way avast handles stuff better.
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15 Sep 2012   #465
jadinolf

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

avast! here too on 5 computers.

May not be the best but I like it.

I use avast! Internet Security.
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20 Sep 2012   #466
darksent21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Guys.. what should I choose? I have BitDefender Discount so.. BitDefender or MSE?
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20 Sep 2012   #467
RPetrelli

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
The BEST is...

Microsoft Security Essentials or Advanced System Care 2013 hands down, especially for a Windows OS.
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20 Sep 2012   #468
dothackjhe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (desktop) / x64 (laptop)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darksent21 View Post
Guys.. what should I choose? I have BitDefender Discount so.. BitDefender or MSE?
I'd personally go for BitDefender. It's been on the top 1 among other antivirus software for years according to TopTenReviews.com. The best alternative to it is Kaspersky as it follows BitDefender as top 2 from the list for years as well. .
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21 Sep 2012   #469
alikhan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I am using Kaspersky from past 3 years and it has done a pretty good job till now. I think Kaspersky and norton is the most trusted anti-virus brand in the world .
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21 Sep 2012   #470
barbarossa2241

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

I used Norton until last month , but now AVG-2013 free and MSE.
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