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Windows 7: Can I delete entire folder of a previous user?

05 Mar 2014   #11

Windows 7 Professional 32bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
I understand about the user account now. I just saw that and it reminded me of about a dozen threads that we had when ESET first released that feature. Most people will say not to have two antivirus apps installed at the same time - it can prevent either from working well. But I've found a few that get along together back in my XP days. I liked having one from each side of the globe.

I'm not against MSE. I still install it for those that I help. But, if you want to stick with MSE, see if you can stay awake thru this long rant of mine. It links to several other posts :-(

If you are looking for something free... I'm looking into Panda Cloud Antivirus, but it is a young product. See this post. It turns out that Panda Cloud AV was lowering the UAC to the default level when it found something - even a cookie. One the plus side, PCA blocks things like the Conduit toolbar. MSE let's you install that :-(
thanks I'll look into your suggestion

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