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Windows 7: avast free,spybot s&d free and win defender

16 Jul 2014   #1
patrick1966

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
avast free,spybot s&d free and win defender

I am running avast free, spybot s&d free. should I turn off windows defender? What about malwarebytes pro instead of spybot? will more then 1 antispyware program slow down my computer?


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16 Jul 2014   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM
 
 

I haven't used spybot in many years, it got too glitchy and difficult to use for me...
I tested several Anti Malware programs years ago and chose Malwarebytes (MBAM) Pro, no regrets here.
If you're thinking of MBAM paid, you should get the PRO Lifetime license while you still can.

Newegg.com - malwarebytes pro

MBAM Premium (Ver 2) is an annual license (yearly fees).
I don't use Windows Defender, I use MBAM real time on all my systems.

For additional "real-time security" I also use:
WinPatrol - WinPatrol- Ruiware, LLC
EMET - Download Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit v3.0 from Official Microsoft Download Center
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16 Jul 2014   #3
Lady Fitzgerald

 

I run Avast free and Spybot free, along with SAS free, Glary Utilities free, MBAM Pro and Zone Alarm free firewall and I haven't bothered to turn off Windows Defender. So far, so good.
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