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Windows 7: Windows 7 End Of Support Security Options???

05 Jan 2020   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Windows 7 End Of Support Security Options???

I have W7 on one machine and 10 on another...

Any suggestions for Anti-Virus and Firewall programs for W7 after W7 support ends in a few days...??

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05 Jan 2020   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

There are many posts throughout sevenforums with all kinds of very good suggestions, I simply will not repeat them here. :)
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05 Jan 2020   #3

Windows 7 64 bit

Anyone else have any suggestions on what they are doing for W7 end of life?
Please don't suggest browsing the forums..I want to hear what YOU are doing..
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05 Jan 2020   #4

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Pretty much this using non MS mail client and browser and without emet

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05 Jan 2020   #5

Windows 7 64 bit

Thanks for your input SIW2
I use Gmail with Thunderbird and I use Chrome...
What's 'EMET' ??

I will use my W10 machine for banking and also my mail..It's all setup now so I don't have to use W7 for such secure stuff.

I'm just interested in a basic firewall, like Zone Alarm and a free anti-virus like AVG..
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06 Jan 2020   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Ahhh, I got it now, I am using Heimdal Premiumv Home, Emsisoft, HitmanPro.Alert TSRs, and a few others as on-demand`scanners. I'm trying Spybot TSR and leaving Emsisoft as an on-demand scanner to test things.
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2 Days Ago   #7

W7 Home Premium x86 SP1 Build 7601

Hi @Banyarola. If you click on my system specs you'll see I'm using Kaspersky, OSArmor and Voodooshield, a pretty awesome free combo that should still keep you safe.

Of course, it is still also possible to get Windows 7 updates for free:
It appears that the Windows 7 ESU Bypass is indeed working - gHacks Tech News

If you want to find out more about it you could also go to the My Digital Life forum but you will have to register. Good luck.

EDIT: You can actually read more about it on this forum on another thread:
KB4537820 Security Monthly Quality Rollup update Windows 7 - Feb 11
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