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Windows 7: What security setup do you have?

22 Feb 2011   #381
McDougal

Windows 8 Pro x64; Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 on VirtualBox
 
 

That's nice, one thing that's making me consider switching is the fact that it has real-time protection, while SAS free version doesn't. I might wait until its out of beta stage....I don't feel comfortable installing beta anti-virus stuff on my main computer.


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22 Feb 2011   #382
CanIHaz

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Real-Time: Nod32 ~ Look N Stop ~ Defensewall HIPS

On-Demand: Hitman Pro/Malwarebytes/Shadow Defender
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22 Feb 2011   #383
EvilOzzmess

7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I use MBAM free edition and that’s about it. I detest “real time” AVG’s, they suck down too much of the system resources and I don’t like the way they “control” certain things and generally cause more problems than they ever solve.

About once per year, I manage to get a virus that CANNOT be wiped out with any AVG I try, summer time usually, and when that happens I just back up all of my personal data to the External, make a list of my programs and CD keys etc. and then I enter BIOS and tell it to perform a “Factory Restore” (OEM system’s equivalent to a “Clean Install”).

Takes me about two days to set everything back up, however it is worth it for not having to install all kinds of junk that never works without prompting for more money anyway. Besides, the system runs like day one again after all of that and I actually do this to all of my systems once per year, virus or not for just that reason.
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23 Feb 2011   #384
Noxiide

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

MSE 2.0 (Thinking about replacing it with something else but can't decide)
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Hitman Pro 3.5
CCleaner
I've got Firefox 4 Beta 11 with AdBlock and No Script, but usually I just use Internet Explorer 9 Releace Canidate.
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23 Feb 2011   #385
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Noxiide View Post
MSE 2.0 (Thinking about replacing it with something else but can't decide)
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Hitman Pro 3.5
CCleaner
I've got Firefox 4 Beta 11 with AdBlock and No Script, but usually I just use Internet Explorer 9 Releace Canidate.
I'll suggest you to install Norton Internet Security 2011,or Kaspersky Internet Security.
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23 Feb 2011   #386
Frenchy

Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit
 
 

Quote:
Dieselman

Ad-Aware is NOT a good means pf real time protection. Better off with Avira or Avast.
Dieselman, could you elaborate a little on this. Does the pf mean port forwarding?
I'm clueless! Could you provide me with a link to somewhere I could get clued in?

Thanks!
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23 Feb 2011   #387
Frenchy

Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit
 
 

Doh! I was thinking it might be a typo and that I was reading too much into it, but like I said, I'm basically clueless!

Thanks!
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25 Feb 2011   #388
Francis93

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Real-Time / On-Access
  • Norton 360 v5 Standard (Fast, strong, aggressive and effective!)
  • WinPatrol PLUS 2011
On-Demand
  • Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware FREE
  • SUPERAntiSpyware FREE
  • Hitman Pro FREE
  • Emsisoft Emergency Kit
Sandboxing / Virtualization
  • Shadow Defender
Better Security
  • User Account Control (Maximum settings; password protected)
  • Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit 2.0 (Maximum security settings)
  • Data Execution Prevention (AlwaysOn)
  • Structured Exception Handling Overwrite Protection (Application OptOut)
  • Address Space Layout Randomization (Application OptIn)
  • System tweaks (Autorun/autoplay disabled)
  • Panda USB Vaccine (USB/flash/removable drives)
  • ClearCloud DNS
Backup / Snapshot
  • HorizonDataSys Rollback Rx
  • Acronis TrueImage Home 2011
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27 Feb 2011   #389
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

ATM I have:
MSE 2.0,Malwarebytes active protection,USB Disk Security and Windows Firewall.
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27 Feb 2011   #390
Matt2488

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Comodo Antivirus and Firewall with Malewarebytes Anti-Malware as an on demand scanner.

I can't even remember the last time I had any infections. I have my defense + settings set beautifully.
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