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Best antivirus for a clean windows install

Discussion in 'Security and Anti-Virus Software' started by andy marchi, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. Jarhead

    Jarhead I Seek You

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    throwing my hat in the ring, I also use ESET.
     
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    Raidriar Notebook Prophet

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    I use bitdefender free
     
  3. Tinderbox (UK)

    Tinderbox (UK) Sir Pumpkin Longshanks

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    Keep away from any free Russian AV software
     
  4. deanovip

    deanovip Notebook Guru

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    So having Windows defender on is much worse than pretty much any other A/V for being a resource hog?

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  5. Vasudev

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    You use EAM and Apguard?
    I still use WD.
     
  6. Phoenix

    Phoenix Colonel

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    Good job man! you just discovered the internet!

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    ESET, the king of performance once again and again and again!
     
  7. Papusan

    Papusan BGABOOKS = That sucks!! STAHP! Dont buy FILTH...

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    Depends on your hardware. Low performing hardware will struggle.
     
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  8. deanovip

    deanovip Notebook Guru

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    I have a i7 6700hq and 16gb of Ram. I was curious if I would notice an improvement in media rendering from a simple A/V swap.

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  9. Vasudev

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    Out of curiosity, I tried ESET SysRescue and eventhough its using older engine scan times are fast. It took 40 mins to scan C drive and an hour to scan my bulk storage HDD. WD was 2x slower in scan speed than ESET.
     
  10. Umbra

    Umbra Company Representative

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    on one machine yes.
     
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