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What anti virus do you use? - 4/2/2021 4:23:47 PM   
SuluSea


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Hi all,

I'm looking to upgrade on my antivirus for my PC. I've had Kaspersky for about 4 years but I'm ready to move on.

I'm looking for solid protection, not a resource hog at a decent cost. Any strong recommendations?

Thank you!
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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/2/2021 4:37:07 PM   
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ESET is a low resource one, high end, but if you need high end stuff, it's the one i'd go for, for most users it's overkill and if using windows 10, the built in one is more than enough for most end users, but if your doing alot of stuff that need high end and go to places where most don't or maybe wouldn't go and need somewhat higher protection, very few will beat it, ESET that is.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/2/2021 4:53:54 PM   
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ESET (NOD32).

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/2/2021 4:58:42 PM   
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if using windows 10, the built in one is more than enough for most end users

I used to have Bitdefender but went back to W10 Security. I don't do silly stuff with my computer so (with fingers crossed) it's worked a treat so far. What I particularly like about it is how nonintrusive it is.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/2/2021 5:05:20 PM   
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Consider getting a boot disc with a different OS, then restart the computer loading from the disc with that OS not able to see the hard drive, then check important stuff.

I used to do that with a Linux disc on a windows machine.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/2/2021 7:58:51 PM   
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Kaspersky has been the best for me. Less resource intensive than NOD32 for my pc.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/2/2021 10:00:43 PM   
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I prefer Avast. It's free and adequate.

But I tend to limit my activities.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/3/2021 10:19:39 AM   
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I use Webroot and never had a problem with any game on Steam, Matrix, Origin, Epic, and Uplay

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/6/2021 3:28:25 PM   
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Been using Avast Free for many years. I can't see any reason to pay for anti virus when goods free options exist

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/8/2021 11:56:30 AM   
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I use 360 Total Security (360 Safeguard).

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/13/2021 5:31:55 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: WYBaugh

Kaspersky has been the best for me. Less resource intensive than NOD32 for my pc.



Same here! Been using Kapersky on my 5 computers and Laptops (pay for 5 licenses) since it launched somewhere around 1997 or 1998. Never ever had an issue using it.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 4/15/2021 12:37:31 AM   
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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 6/19/2021 5:00:22 PM   
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I use Avast Premium and it's pretty cool

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 6/20/2021 4:20:32 PM   
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AVG Free has worked for me past 10 years or so. Still in use in my Win7 & Win8 PCs. Didn't bother to install one on Win10 desktop because I have read its own antivirus is good enough.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 6/20/2021 4:24:24 PM   
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Just don't click any ad pics in porno sites.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 6/22/2021 6:34:09 AM   
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Windows Defender on Win10 and MalwareBytes. That's all I need and it's free.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 6/22/2021 2:32:32 PM   
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I don't use ani virus , because my friend said that it is not good.

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 6/23/2021 9:21:40 AM   
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Greetings SuluSea,
I use Bitdefender Total Internet Security and MalwareBytes for my Win 10 laptop for the last eight years with no problems.
https://www.pcmag.com/reviews/bitdefender-total-security

https://www.tomsguide.com/reviews/bitdefender

https://softwarelab.org/bitdefender-antivirus-review/

https://www.safetydetectives.com/best-antivirus/bitdefender/

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RE: What anti virus do you use? - 6/23/2021 9:02:39 PM   
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