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Windows 7: Which antivirus should i install ??

09 Oct 2009   #1
sepulcher99

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Which antivirus should i install ??

HI,
i upgraded my pc to windows 7 x64 ... i'm havin a hard time deciding on which antivirus software to install....i hav been using bitdefender for so long and loved but bitdefender total security 2009 doesnt work on windows 7 x64....

will bitdefender total security 2010 work on windows 7 x64 n hws it ..... if its not good could u suggest some other software for my PC. I have used kaspersky and nod 32 before....i dont mind gettin those either....

please suggest..>!!


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09 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sepulcher99 View Post
HI,
i upgraded my pc to windows 7 x64 ... i'm havin a hard time deciding on which antivirus software to install....i hav been using bitdefender for so long and loved but bitdefender total security 2009 doesnt work on windows 7 x64....

will bitdefender total security 2010 work on windows 7 x64 n hws it ..... if its not good could u suggest some other software for my PC. I have used kaspersky and nod 32 before....i dont mind gettin those either....

please suggest..>!!
I would say nay on bitdefender 2010, Kaspersky and NOD32 are good. so is microsoft security essentials, and avast.

I prefer Eset, but not NOD32, rather their eset smart security. Its NOD32 with a built in firewall. The firewall is much better than win 7's built in, and NOD is so good and so problem free I often dont even think about AV.

Good luck and hope this helps

Ken
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09 Oct 2009   #3
sepulcher99

Windows 7 x64
 
 

wat is wrong with bitdefender...it still tops the chart
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09 Oct 2009   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You will probably get as many opinions as you get answers. And there are many different "charts" - it depends where you look. I think all the major programs work fine. I use Kaspersky on Win7 and one Vista system and Norton IS on 3 other Vista systems. Never had a problem up to now - but that may be just the way I work.
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09 Oct 2009   #5
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Paid: Eset or Kaspersky.
Free: Avast.
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10 Oct 2009   #6
WindowsInformer

Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Norton products don't work in 7, my Norton 360 failed when I had it. However, I had the 32-bit, and I've heard rumors that this isn't true in the 64-bit version.
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10 Oct 2009   #7
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

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10 Oct 2009   #8
gamepro127

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WindowsInformer View Post
Norton products don't work in 7, my Norton 360 failed when I had it. However, I had the 32-bit, and I've heard rumors that this isn't true in the 64-bit version.
Norton 2009 and 2010 now work with Windows 7! 2009 products had a update so they work and 2010 worked right out of the box! Both are very good!
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12 Oct 2009   #9
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

How many of these threads do we need. People need to search before posting.
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12 Oct 2009   #10
Creer

Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
 
 

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