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Windows 7: What's the Best Anti-virus?

18 Jan 2012   #231
NecroticisM666

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition, 64 Bit Build 7600
 
 

I just replaced my Avira Antivirus with Microsoft Security Essentials a week ago and I'm quite impressed by its performance and it updates its virus definitions several times a day not like Avira which just updates once or twice a day. MSE is the recommended anti virus for those running Windows 7 OS, IMO..


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18 Jan 2012   #232
dakota37

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
This is great info.
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21 Jan 2012   #233
krej

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

avast for me. it depends upon what suits you best IMO.
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21 Jan 2012   #234
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by krej View Post
avast for me. it depends upon what suits you best IMO.
So right mate plus as I always say some show of your own personal responsibility when browsing or whatever - trouble is you can lead some horses to water and get some of them to drink but not all!
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22 Jan 2012   #235
zapp22

Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Windows XP Home SP3
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by krej View Post
avast for me. it depends upon what suits you best IMO.
So right mate plus as I always say some show of your own personal responsibility when browsing or whatever - trouble is you can lead some horses to water and get some of them to drink but not all!
yep.
toolbars.... yikes. I warn them and warn them but to no avail. they use Internet Destroyer 8/9 whatever, load up a few toolbars, and afterwards wonder why the erratic behavior
If I were irresponsible, I would recommend to everyone a lousy protective package, and urge them ALL to use IE.... and load up toolbar du jour.... it would be an annuity stream for me
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22 Jan 2012   #236
zapp22

Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Windows XP Home SP3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NecroticisM666 View Post
MSE is the recommended anti virus for those running Windows 7 OS, IMO..
recommended by whom?
why?
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23 Jan 2012   #237
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NecroticisM666 View Post
I just replaced my Avira Antivirus with Microsoft Security Essentials a week ago and I'm quite impressed by its performance and it updates its virus definitions several times a day not like Avira which just updates once or twice a day. MSE is the recommended anti virus for those running Windows 7 OS, IMO..
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapp22 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NecroticisM666 View Post
MSE is the recommended anti virus for those running Windows 7 OS, IMO..
recommended by whom?
why?
Good and Free system security combination.

MSE is the most windows 7 compatible a.v.

I never found\analyze crash\bsod minidump file with mse fault.

Though i found avira and avast.


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24 Jan 2012   #238
zapp22

Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Windows XP Home SP3
 
 

been using avast for two years+ on 7 ultimate x64 on a workstation, and 6 mos on thikpad, no minidumps, no crashes, no issues. [VISTA ...a different story]

but more germane to the point of any of this, what evidence is there that MSE protects? the absence of a painful incident is not indicative of a good package

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NecroticisM666 View Post
I just replaced my Avira Antivirus with Microsoft Security Essentials a week ago and I'm quite impressed by its performance and it updates its virus definitions several times a day not like Avira which just updates once or twice a day. MSE is the recommended anti virus for those running Windows 7 OS, IMO..
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapp22 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NecroticisM666 View Post
MSE is the recommended anti virus for those running Windows 7 OS, IMO..
recommended by whom?
why?
Good and Free system security combination.

MSE is the most windows 7 compatible a.v.

I never found\analyze crash\bsod minidump file with mse fault.

Though i found avira and avast.


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24 Jan 2012   #239
NecroticisM666

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition, 64 Bit Build 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapp22 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NecroticisM666 View Post
MSE is the recommended anti virus for those running Windows 7 OS, IMO..
recommended by whom?
why?
Well, by Microsoft of course. They recommend it.
And some of the people here at the forums recommends it as well..
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28 Jan 2012   #240
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

A have changed my MSE to Avast 6 free edition, after reading a lot of good comments for it. So I'll see how it will go?
Maybe someone have already tested it ?
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