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

28 Jan 2012   #241
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by StalkeR View Post
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 ?
i have avast free version, it's pretty good already blocked couple sites that were malicious and removed two Trojans so far from my system and I started using it a month ago before that I had MSE also.


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28 Jan 2012   #242
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Bottom line best Anti Virus spyware /really can't be labeled to one brand

But the Op that uses the Machine and has Knowledge of what He or She is doing

With the Anti virus and websites visited is pretty much the best Defence

Common sense / and trusted sites pretty much all you can do
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28 Jan 2012   #243
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 StalkeR View Post
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 ?
Yep I gave it a go mate but not overly impressed - it's ok but I still prefer the Comodo premium free out of the lot of the free ones as the features include that firewall too.
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28 Jan 2012   #244
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / 10 Pro x64
 
 

MSE was going good job, but as I said, I have readed a lot of positive commentars for Avast, and that guys said that Avast is much better than MSE, so I decided to try it. For now it's working fine, no pc slowing down, 2 processes that take ~ 13MB RAM. I'll do full scan tommorow and will see how fast will it scan.
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29 Jan 2012   #245
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I used Avast on my XP PC with no issues, and have been using it on my 7 PC since I got it. I've never had a virus, and only occasionally had Avast pop up to tell me it blocked a malicious file on a site. Since no malicious files have gotten in, that indicates to me, that when I did encounter them, Avast handled it. I have Avira installed with the guard off for on demand scanning, and have run scans on online sites, so I have 2nd opinions. Good enough for me. A Guy
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29 Jan 2012   #246
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Did you have the free version before and upgraded when pop-ups opened? That's what happened with MBAM.
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29 Jan 2012   #247
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I am using the free version throughout. A Guy
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29 Jan 2012   #248
zapp22

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

how many firewalls does one need?
answer: 1

i like my routers' firewall

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by StalkeR View Post
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 ?
Yep I gave it a go mate but not overly impressed - it's ok but I still prefer the Comodo premium free out of the lot of the free ones as the features include that firewall too.
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30 Jan 2012   #249
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / 10 Pro x64
 
 

I have done a quick scan, and it was pretty fast, I can say that it's faster than MSE. I'll do a full scan later, and will post it again.

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31 Jan 2012   #250
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

IMO:

Paid - Kaspersky
Free - MSE.

I personally use MSE.
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