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Windows 7: Gaming user prefrence: Antivirus and windows 7

04 Jun 2009   #1

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Gaming user prefrence: Antivirus and windows 7

Ok I know this is a highly subjective discussion but I would like to know what is the consensus on the fastest most un-obtrusive antivirus for gamers that protects the best against virus and spyware while not draining the speed of the system?

Free or Paid but myust be 64 bit?

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04 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 RC1

Don't know about 64bit, but for my 32bit install Avira is best, while I play games on steam. I really forget it is there while in L4D.
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04 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

Thread moved to gaming forum and title adjusted due to specific nature of post :)
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04 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7 RC1 (7100) / Windows XP SP3 dual-boot

I use AVG and turn off active protection/scanning, and just let it do daily scans at night. It's less safe because it won't block an infected program before I run it, but at least it will hopefully detect it within 24 hours. Firefox does a scan on all my downloads anyways, and I don't usually run shady stuff.
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