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Windows 7: Downloads folder takes too long to open

02 May 2014   #11
Microsoft MVP


That goes to specialized uses which you have and Avast may suit those better since I don't know that MSE does that and doubt it. I look at overall performance of the OS and problems we see here caused by AV's.

You might want to take a look at MBAM even if you don't need to buy it due to chronic infection which it cures 100% that I've seen. Now when I hear from previous Typhoid Mary's or Harry's its not to clean up infection but rather because MBAM is blocking something they are trying to infect themselves with.

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02 May 2014   #12
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Could it be j9lemmon has security programs set to scan any email attachments before opening?

I don't know if we have any McAfee users on this forum to be able to help other than removing McAfee.

j9lemmon I use Microsoft Security Essential and Malwarebyte Anti Malware PRO. They work well together. One still must keep their wits about them on what they tick on.
No security program will take the place of the owner/operator of the computer.
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