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Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essentials Final Available!

30 Oct 2009   #91
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I think it will be fine for someone who just goes to 4-5 sites on the net and rarely downloads anything. (my Mom) I will try it for this build and see how it does. Thanks for the input.


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31 Oct 2009   #92
netguysc

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
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The anti banner feature is available in Kaspersky Internet Security which blocks ads and banners from websites. A very nice feature which helps page load faster.

yep that's what I'm lookin for.. are there any alternatives for a free anti banner ?

Free IE ad blocker - Simple Adblock

Works great thus far,
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31 Oct 2009   #93
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I use firefox hence im happy with adblock plus.
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31 Oct 2009   #94
maranello

Windows 8.1 x64 Enterprise
 
 

i will try it on my laptop for now and hope everything will be fine, for a free & new security solution the reviews are pretty good at the moment
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31 Oct 2009   #95
BWK

 

I have 1 problem with the Security Essentials. Yes it has a very light footprint, but it is always keeping an eye on you so to say as wanting to collect data. That's ok if I wanted it but there is no way to elect to send or not to send. Why do they want to know so much about the user?
The ability to elect whether or not I want someone peering into my use is why I choose the products that I use on my pc.Data collection should be an elective,not an option on how much you want to send. Why don't they(Microsoft) send me personal and not so personal information on the systems they use? I'm just as curious as they are.
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31 Oct 2009   #96
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by netguysc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
The anti banner feature is available in Kaspersky Internet Security which blocks ads and banners from websites. A very nice feature which helps page load faster.

yep that's what I'm lookin for.. are there any alternatives for a free anti banner ?

Free IE ad blocker - Simple Adblock

Works great thus far,
I think IE7Pro is a better option. Works in IE8 as well.
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01 Nov 2009   #97
pezzonovante

Windows 7 RTM x86
 
 

Simple Adblock is simply the best.
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01 Nov 2009   #98
netguysc

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by netguysc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post


yep that's what I'm lookin for.. are there any alternatives for a free anti banner ?

Free IE ad blocker - Simple Adblock

Works great thus far,
I think IE7Pro is a better option. Works in IE8 as well.

I could never get IE7 Pro to block ads properlyblock ads... simle adblock works as good as adblock plus does on firefox, to me.
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02 Nov 2009   #99
Lamsebamsen

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zahl View Post
I was running NIS 2010 (which is pretty good) but since I reinstalled windows last week I have switched to MS Forefront for 7 and MSE for XP Mode. To be honest MSE is quite impressive for being free and even though Forefront seems a little older GUI-wise they seem to use the same definitions so the engines must be the same. They are both quick and light on resources, though I'll give Forefront the slight edge. Worth looking into MSE if you want to save some $$ and don't mind loosing some features of the all-in-ones

I've used ForeFront for about 1˝ years now, but switched to MSE when it "hit the shelves" to test it out. So far I am very pleased with it.
And as you can see from this article Microsoft Security Essentials or Forefront: Which should a Windows user choose? | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com, the engine is the same.
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02 Nov 2009   #100
Zahl

windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lamsebamsen View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zahl View Post
I was running NIS 2010 (which is pretty good) but since I reinstalled windows last week I have switched to MS Forefront for 7 and MSE for XP Mode. To be honest MSE is quite impressive for being free and even though Forefront seems a little older GUI-wise they seem to use the same definitions so the engines must be the same. They are both quick and light on resources, though I'll give Forefront the slight edge. Worth looking into MSE if you want to save some $$ and don't mind loosing some features of the all-in-ones

I've used ForeFront for about 1˝ years now, but switched to MSE when it "hit the shelves" to test it out. So far I am very pleased with it.
And as you can see from this article Microsoft Security Essentials or Forefront: Which should a Windows user choose? | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com, the engine is the same.
Thanks for the link, its good to know. I was close to just installing MSE on 7 too and calling it a day as forefront was a slight pain to install even though MS lists it as 7 compatible. I was lucky enough to find the /NOMOM way though I think it disabled the alert system. I'll stick with it until the new forefront hits next year (or if forced to reinstall windows) and see if that is any better.
Thanks
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