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Windows 7: MSE Rated Best Free Anti Virus

24 Feb 2011   #1
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 
MSE Rated Best Free Anti Virus

Although this article is a bit dated. I feel that it is still accurate.
The second portion of this article refers to MSE
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24 Feb 2011   #2
malexous

Arch Linux 64-bit
 
 

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24 Feb 2011   #3
oreo27

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by malexous View Post
This is not good for MSE users like me
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24 Feb 2011   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I take all those tests with a grain of salt. (Inlcuding my initial post)
There is a saying, that may or may not be applicable here, but I think that it is
"Statistics dont lie, but Liars use statistics"
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24 Feb 2011   #5
oreo27

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Indeed. Analysts and corporations show statistics that benefit them, but this is alarming for me. But, as real world application has proved for me, this is still the best security application suited for my needs. Hopefully, sticking to MSE won't cost me :P
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24 Feb 2011   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

If it makes you feel any better
I use MSE
Scan with Malwarebytes
Use WinPatrol (a pseudo anti virus, with a lot of other good features)
and eset on line scan.
Im protected.
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24 Feb 2011   #7
oreo27

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

I use Malwarebytes too. Let's hope those two live up to their name.
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26 Feb 2011   #8
AussieGuy92

 
 

i use and malwarebytes (pro, with real time protection) and i have had no virus found with mabam so MSE is doing its job good then.
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26 Feb 2011   #9
boogieboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 | Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Im satisfied with MSE for now
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26 Feb 2011   #10
G1LLY

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I've used MSE since beta, tested Avast 6 the other day, locked up my computer, sticking with MSE

Also use MBAM & Hitman Pro for secondary scanners.
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