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Windows 7: virus checker

18 Dec 2009   #11
IggyAZ

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lostsoul62 View Post
I have Avast but my trial is up in about 2 weeks and I want a software for 3 computer. I use to have McAfee but it really gums up your system. Anyway what would you recommend? I have a 64 bit OS if that makes a difference.
I have been running Microsoft Security essentials now for about a week and have tried many things to try and break it but it has been dependable, reliable, sleek compared to other Antivirus/Malware software.
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18 Dec 2009   #12
IggyAZ

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jav View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BugOutMachine View Post
How do you measure performance? PassMark Software found 16 different ways. Combine the results and Norton Internet Security 2010 performs better than any other security suite tested.*

Passmark software results they based their facts on:
http://www.passmark.com/ftp/antiviru...esting-ed2.pdf

COME ON.... That report was printed in Nov 2008.
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18 Dec 2009   #13
AussieGuy92

 
 

i would agree norton products are getting better but for free i would recomned MSE or Avira antivir not avg it does not stop the virus getting in. (had a bad experience)
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18 Dec 2009   #14
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

G-Data has the strongest protection with 2 engines. Otherwise MSE for free.
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18 Dec 2009   #15
win7clutz

Windows 7 Ultimate (64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
G-Data has the strongest protection with 2 engines. Otherwise MSE for free.
G-Data may be fine if your willing to take the performance hit...
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18 Dec 2009   #16
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

With 6GB you shouldn't care about the performance.
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