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Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essential

06 Jan 2011   #1
muralitaran

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Microsoft Security Essential

Previously i was using Avira Security Suite as my Antivrus program . I am currently using Windows 7 Home Premium ( 64 bit ) .


Yesterday i uninstalled my Avira and installed Microsoft Security Essential (MSE). I still have another 6 months to go for my Avira licence .

Just need to know by comparison which is better . Avira or MSE .

Good ..honest opinions is needed .


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06 Jan 2011   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Both are excellent products
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06 Jan 2011   #3
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You can stay on MSE,its good.
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06 Jan 2011   #4
indianacarnie

Windows 10x64 Build 1709
 
 

I agree with both of the above. Why dont you try M.S.E. for a bit, then if you dont like it (for whatever reason) you still have your Avira license to fall back on.
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06 Jan 2011   #5
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by muralitaran View Post
Previously i was using Avira Security Suite as my Antivrus program . I am currently using Windows 7 Home Premium ( 64 bit ) .


Yesterday i uninstalled my Avira and installed Microsoft Security Essential (MSE). I still have another 6 months to go for my Avira licence .

Just need to know by comparison which is better . Avira or MSE .

Good ..honest opinions is needed .
If the avira licese is already activated, go with it then. Wasting the license isn't good.
MSE is good too but a little basic.
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06 Jan 2011   #6
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

So he can install and Malwarebytes with MSE. :)
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06 Jan 2011   #7
the dummy

7 premium 64
 
 

MSE, firewall, sandboxie, = no problems plus all are free.
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06 Jan 2011   #8
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I would probably prefer Avira. Had a few issues with MSE and use NIS 2011 now. But you can run MSE and Avast 5.0 together. http://www.freepcsecurity.co.uk/2010/03/09/tf2/
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