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

15 Feb 2014   #771
poorguy

Linux Ubuntu 64 bit / Windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

hey icit2lol,malwarebytes free and superantispyware free are good. i use them myself. i agree about nothing being bullet proof. it does pay to be picky on free antivirus i just stick to what has worked for me. there are too many to choose from and try so i stick with what has worked for me. as said earlier most are good and yeah you only need 1 antivirus. mine are working i am happy. poorguy


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15 Feb 2014   #772
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 poorguy View Post
hey icit2lol,malwarebytes free and superantispyware free are good. i use them myself. i agree about nothing being bullet proof. it does pay to be picky on free antivirus i just stick to what has worked for me. there are too many to choose from and try so i stick with what has worked for me. as said earlier most are good and yeah you only need 1 antivirus. mine are working i am happy. poorguy
Yep mate and another one for the really sticky stuff is ADWCleaner it is a good add on get iot form here

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

ADW download from bleepingcomputer delete any rubbish found with themalware scans

*TIP it now comes with a bit of add on stuff now so take it slowly when you download it cos you don't want the rubbish and frankly I don't know why they did this. You usually are better off getting it fresh each time you use it
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15 Feb 2014   #773
poorguy

Linux Ubuntu 64 bit / Windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

yeah it seems like everything now that is free has some crapware that is not needed or wanted but hey it is free. i will check it out. poorguy
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15 Feb 2014   #774
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 poorguy View Post
yeah it seems like everything now that is free has some crapware that is not needed or wanted but hey it is free. i will check it out. poorguy
Yep now if you are not sure of what to delete when you run ADW then post back the report I usually delete everything but again if not sure post back and one of the crew will help out.
You might be interested in these too for future use
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15 Feb 2014   #775
poorguy

Linux Ubuntu 64 bit / Windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

yeah i like avg also have used it for years and have never had any problems with it. you install it and it works.
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15 Feb 2014   #776
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

best av is in front of the keyboard
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15 Feb 2014   #777
poorguy

Linux Ubuntu 64 bit / Windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
best av is in front of the keyboard
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you are so right. that is the best antivirus "COMMON SENSE" i don't think that there is a download for it but wouldn't it be nice if there was. poorguy
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15 Feb 2014   #778
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 DavidW7ncus View Post
best av is in front of the keyboard
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Yes mate in most cases some of the in fronts are not so in front if you get my drift
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15 Feb 2014   #779
poorguy

Linux Ubuntu 64 bit / Windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
best av is in front of the keyboard
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Yes mate in most cases some of the in fronts are not so in front if you get my drift
yes i do and i agree. however i to am guilty every now and then sometimes. poorguy
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15 Feb 2014   #780
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 poorguy View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
best av is in front of the keyboard
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Yes mate in most cases some of the in fronts are not so in front if you get my drift
yes i do and i agree. however i to am guilty every now and then sometimes. poorguy
Yep well I admit t missing the occasional add on stuff as they can in some instances be cleverly "disguised" eh?
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