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Windows 7: Advice on malware?

09 Jun 2010   #1
craney5

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Advice on malware?

Morning all i have been reading that malware seems to be a far more concerning factor the virus's these days, i was just curious for some advice to know a good reliable malware protection program. I have microsoft security essentials installed would this be deemed enough?

Thanks


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09 Jun 2010   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

MSE is not enough. You also need anti malware like Malwarebytes or Superantispyware alongwith MSE.
I use Malwarebytes and scan my computer weekly for malware.
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09 Jun 2010   #3
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by si8mon View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
MSE is not enough. You also need anti malware like Malwarebytes or Superantispyware alongwith MSE.
I use Malwarebytes and scan my computer weekly for malware.
Yeah MSE doesn't provide protection against Malware. I use Malwarebytes which is a very good anti malware program
Erm yes it does. It scans for virii, spyware and malware. Just read the homepage!

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Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
My choice of applications are MSE and SuperAntiSpyware which I feel is enough to detect most things.
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09 Jun 2010   #4
si8mon

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post

Erm yes it does. It scans forviruses, spyware and malware. Just read the homepage!

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Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
My choice of applications are MSE and SuperAntiSpyware which I feel is enough to detect most things.
Sorry my bad just thought MSE just scans for Viruses and Spyware, like Avast 5.
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09 Jun 2010   #5
malexous

Arch Linux 64-bit
 
 

What's the Best Anti-Malware?

Hitman Pro is free for scanning, only takes a few minutes to scan and is a very small file size, yet is good at catching active threats.

I recommend it along with another anti-malware program (Malwarebytes).

Note: Files marked as suspicious by Hitman Pro (rarely occurs) are not deemed threats. Don't remove them.
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