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Windows 7: Security Suites : Your Choice Matters

View Poll Results: What's the security suite of your choice ?
Avira Premium Security 3 6.12%
AVG Internet Security 3 6.12%
Avast Internet Security 8 16.33%
BitDefender Internet Security 2 4.08%
Kaspersky Internet Security 10 20.41%
Panda Internet Security 0 0%
Trend Micro Internet Security 1 2.04%
Norton Internet Security 16 32.65%
ESET Smart Security 6 12.24%
F-Secure Internet Security 0 0%
Voters: 49. You may not vote on this poll

17 Mar 2010   #61
wysiwyg

Vista Ultimate 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XboxOmac View Post
I voted the Avast! Security Suite, but I prefer combination of:

Microsoft Security Essentials
Comodo Firewall
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
SUPERAntiSpyware

That's what I have running on my laptops.
With MSE you don't need the other 3 apps, they are just taking up space. MSE covers them.


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17 Mar 2010   #62
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wysiwyg View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XboxOmac View Post
I voted the Avast! Security Suite, but I prefer combination of:

Microsoft Security Essentials
Comodo Firewall
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
SUPERAntiSpyware

That's what I have running on my laptops.
With MSE you don't need the other 3 apps, they are just taking up space. MSE covers them.
No, it really doesn't. Malwarebytes will catch things in real time that MSE does not if you are running the pro version or even when just running the free version and doing an on demand scan.

And how is MSE supposed to cover what Comodo Firewall covers? MSE has nothing to do with acting as a firewall. It's an AV only.
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17 Mar 2010   #63
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIgster View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wysiwyg View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XboxOmac View Post
I voted the Avast! Security Suite, but I prefer combination of:

Microsoft Security Essentials
Comodo Firewall
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
SUPERAntiSpyware

That's what I have running on my laptops.
With MSE you don't need the other 3 apps, they are just taking up space. MSE covers them.
No, it really doesn't. Malwarebytes will catch things in real time that MSE does not if you are running the pro version or even when just running the free version and doing an on demand scan.

And how is MSE supposed to cover what Comodo Firewall covers? MSE has nothing to do with acting as a firewall. It's an AV only.
Comodo Firewall, last I used it was a fat program that junked up the registry - the built in Windows firewall is fine, although Malwarebyte's is a definite plus.
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17 Mar 2010   #64
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

While Windows Firewall is OK for incoming - just OK- it is definitely not easy to configure for outgoing. And that is why I don't use it. I'm flitting back and forth between Comodo and PCTools firewalls.
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17 Mar 2010   #65
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
While Windows Firewall is OK for incoming - just OK- it is definitely not easy to configure for outgoing. And that is why I don't use it. I'm flitting back and forth between Comodo and PCTools firewalls.
You don't need to configure outbound.
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17 Mar 2010   #66
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
While Windows Firewall is OK for incoming - just OK- it is definitely not easy to configure for outgoing. And that is why I don't use it. I'm flitting back and forth between Comodo and PCTools firewalls.
You don't need to configure outbound.
Oh yes I do. The only time I ever had any infection of any kind on my computer was when one of grand kids downloaded a Trojan. I caught it when ZA stopped it from connecting to the internet. I also used outgoing to block WGA. Both PCTools and Comodo do a great job of alerting me when a program tries to connect to the internet.
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17 Mar 2010   #67
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
While Windows Firewall is OK for incoming - just OK- it is definitely not easy to configure for outgoing. And that is why I don't use it. I'm flitting back and forth between Comodo and PCTools firewalls.
You don't need to configure outbound.
Oh yes I do. The only time I ever had any infection of any kind on my computer was when one of grand kids downloaded a Trojan. I caught it when ZA stopped it from connecting to the internet. I also used outgoing to block WGA. Both PCTools and Comodo do a great job of alerting me when a program tries to connect to the internet.
Kids, not you. Still don't see why you need one.
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17 Mar 2010   #68
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

My vote goes to Norton
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17 Mar 2010   #69
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post

You don't need to configure outbound.
Oh yes I do. The only time I ever had any infection of any kind on my computer was when one of grand kids downloaded a Trojan. I caught it when ZA stopped it from connecting to the internet. I also used outgoing to block WGA. Both PCTools and Comodo do a great job of alerting me when a program tries to connect to the internet.
Kids, not you. Still don't see why you need one.
You are right; I don't need one for me - but I still have grand kids - and I love 'em.
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17 Mar 2010   #70
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

kis2010 ftw
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