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Windows 7: AV With the Smallest Footprint

13 Jan 2010   #31
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkDavil View Post
I heard that Vipre AV +Anti-spyware is good too? Any ideas?
Someone was emphasing VIPRE to me on several occastions when mentioning I was running AVG. Presently only the IE security is active with that to see just how well the MSE will do. The security bar was re-enabled due to the trojan getting through problem mentioned earlier!
I'm sorry...but what? I've read what you wrote numerous times and I still have no idea what you are trying to say.


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13 Jan 2010   #32
DarkDavil

7 x64/ Back-Track 4
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIgster View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkDavil View Post
I heard that Vipre AV +Anti-spyware is good too? Any ideas?
Someone was emphasing VIPRE to me on several occastions when mentioning I was running AVG. Presently only the IE security is active with that to see just how well the MSE will do. The security bar was re-enabled due to the trojan getting through problem mentioned earlier!
I'm sorry...but what? I've read what you wrote numerous times and I still have no idea what you are trying to say.
I think Night Hawk is saying that it only implements security through IE? lol idk
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13 Jan 2010   #33
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

I was running MSE by itself alone to see how well it would do after a need to disable any AV program due to problems with some softwares run here. Upon seeing a trojan slip right onto the system which MSE found later the IE security toolbar an option seen in AVG 9.0 was re-enabled.

How's that sound? The sercurity toolbar actually does filter all sorts of crap out preventing bugs from getting on in the first place by flagging "questionable sites" even when you see a green check mark by Bing on them!
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13 Jan 2010   #34
Grimmjow

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

I think most important question is does the AV doing the job or not? Footprint comes second.For me,its better to be secure (kind of)hehe, than just to think what's the footprint of the AV.
Oh, and I have a question for you guys, will threatfire work well with winpatrol installed on the PC?
I'm using avast home edition+comodo firewall+winpatrol+malwarebytes+a squared+hosts file
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13 Jan 2010   #35
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

IMO it would be the User would should be careful if your careless no matter what ever great security you have, it's gonna effect your Computer. Safe browsing is the Key
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13 Jan 2010   #36
Grimmjow

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
IMO it would be the User would should be careful if your careless no matter what ever great security you have, it's gonna effect your Computer. Safe browsing is the Key
Excelent point Almost always problems are starting with the user
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13 Jan 2010   #37
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
IMO it would be the User would should be careful if your careless no matter what ever great security you have, it's gonna effect your Computer. Safe browsing is the Key
Did someone say "Safe Browsing"?

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Browsing the Internet without protection is just plain foolish!

It can't be stressed enough on how important it is to keep your system up-to-date. This not only involves Windows Update, but also all the other programs on your machine. The vast majority of user problems (hijacks, adware/spyware) I see are due to failure to keep Windows patched, and lack of a proper "Layer of Protection".


You'll find plenty to look over on that page! Security Issues for Windows and IE
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14 Jan 2010   #38
IggyAZ

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
 
 
Mse wins again

Everyone here know MS Security essentials has the smallest memory footprint.
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14 Jan 2010   #39
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
IMO it would be the User would should be careful if your careless no matter what ever great security you have, it's gonna effect your Computer. Safe browsing is the Key

And safe browsing is so easy when you run sandboxed Safe surfing with Sandboxie - very, very easy
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14 Jan 2010   #40
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ View Post
Everyone here know MS Security essentials has the smallest memory footprint.
AV With the Smallest Footprint-capture.jpg

Is AntiMalware related to MSE ??
Because my MSE service is just showing 316K


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