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Windows 7: Looking for a New Anti-Virus

26 Nov 2010   #1
EchoX860

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Looking for a New Anti-Virus

I've read the sticky, and I'm not sure what I'm reading on there. Kaspersky is giving me tons of False Positives and it's beginning to get ridiculous. I was looking at G-Data, Vipre, or Norton.

Does anyone use either of these 3


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26 Nov 2010   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

I use Norton Internet Security 2011 without any problems/false positives.

I have heard some good things about MSE (and its free too)....give that a go.
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26 Nov 2010   #3
Devilz

Windows 8.1 - 64 Bit
 
 

I would say go for ESET, its best IMO
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26 Nov 2010   #4
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

MSE
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26 Nov 2010   #5
EchoX860

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I ended up buying Norton. I'm not a fan of MSE, or any Free Anti-Virus. I feel better protected with a PAID software, just a personal preference
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26 Nov 2010   #6
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

WebRoot SpySweeper with Anti Virus it also has a Gamer Mode
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26 Nov 2010   #7
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EchoX860 View Post
I ended up buying Norton. I'm not a fan of MSE, or any Free Anti-Virus. I feel better protected with a PAID software, just a personal preference
Whether it is paid for or not doesn't make any difference on how well it works. If offer to sell you a 1982 Ford Pinto or give you a 2002 Honda Civic for free, do you really think that the fact that you paid for the Ford Pinto would make it more reliable?

If you insist on a paid version, I would only spend money on ESET or Norton based on the good stuff I have heard about both lately. But I still trust MSE or Avast! free more than I do NIS.
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26 Nov 2010   #8
dobhar

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

What Petey7 said...For Paid AV I use ESET Nod32 and for free I am now using MSE
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26 Nov 2010   #9
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10
 
 

MSE "Plays well" with other AV's (from what I've seen on other posts), whatever you choose, MSE is a good thing to have running in the background.

It plays well with Norton 360 and Comodo on my sys. No problems
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26 Nov 2010   #10
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

I have tried MSE and Avast! but have settled on Norton IS. Check Office Depot as they have it for FREE with two rebates. It is $59.99 with free shipping through Saturday. There is a $30 rebate for buying at Office Depot and another $30 if you have a previous copy of any Norton product or a copy of any security product from another vendor. This if for 3 PC's.

Norton Internet Security 2011 For 3 Computers by Office Depot

Here is the link for the rebates. They are PDF files and has all the information.

https://www.web-rebates.com/officede...fficedepot.com

Jim
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