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Windows 7: Windows 7 compatible Antivirus

21 Nov 2008   #21

How would you know?

If you are not running a virus scanner, how would you know if your infected? Do you think the virus writer will pop up a helpful window telling you? You expecting to see a process called, "virus.exe" or a dir called "malware".

Of course not. Today's malware is written to be stealthy. The biggest sources of new infections aren't file attached to emails, they are drive by downloads on web pages.

So not running a fw and not running av - not a good idea, not good advice to give others.

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21 Nov 2008   #22

Microsoft Windows 6.1 (Build 6801)

Using Console version of DrWeb v4.44 and havent' got any problems so far. However got BSODs with the GUI version on Windows 2008... havent' tried it on W7 yet :>

update: just tried GUI version (drweb32w.exe) and everything worked perfectly for the first run, on the second run BSOD occurred. DO NOT USE GUI VERSION!!!
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28 Nov 2008   #23

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Ultimate x86

Any1 tried Symantec Endpoint client ? I'm running it on my Vista system and i like it ! I will prolly install it today on W7 !
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03 Dec 2008   #24

Vista Ultimate SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FrAgZoU View Post
Any1 tried Symantec Endpoint client ? I'm running it on my Vista system and i like it ! I will prolly install it today on W7 !
It doesn't like Windows 7 when I tried it a few weeks ago, just rolls back without a real error message,
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05 Dec 2008   #25


I tried to install it (SEP) on my W7 and I neither received an error nor have a working client. I am pretty positive it never rolled back either.
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07 Dec 2008   #26

Windows 7 Build 7277

No one has OneCare running? I love Windows Live OneCare.
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07 Dec 2008   #27
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello JerzeyLegend.

Maybe you would care to have a look at this; the second paragraph....

Microsoft to offer free security

Later Ted
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08 Dec 2008   #28

windows 7 RTM

confirmed by me power iso works well and antivirus works very well i use kaspersky 8 latest 1 hope that helps a few people
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09 Dec 2008   #29

Windows 7 Build 6936 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whitedragon33 View Post
Using ESET Smart Security here, works great. Started with version 3.0.672, moved over to the version 4 beta this morning, so far, so good.
I second that. It's really good.
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09 Dec 2008   #30

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Didnt know what else to use so I stuck with kaspersky It installed and runs very nicely

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