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Windows Antivirus free/paid for

Discussion in 'Software' started by hardtailstar, 4 Dec 2009.

  1. hardtailstar

    hardtailstar "insert title here"

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    Hi All,

    apologies if this has already been posted but does anyone know of a free/paid for antivirus software that works with Windows 7.


    many thanks

    Bill
     
  2. DeathAwaitsU

    DeathAwaitsU I'm Back :D

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    Avast Cheesecake :)
     
  3. badders

    badders Neuken in de Keuken

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    Avast is quite good. I use it on my Windows 7 machines at home.
     
  4. UncertainGod

    UncertainGod Well-Known Member

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    Avira, Microsoft Security Essentials, and pretty much every single other Anti-virus I have tried since I switched to 7 in February this year.
     
  5. M7ck

    M7ck Ⓜod Ⓜaster

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    Im using Microsoft Security Essentials on both my Win 7 machines and it seems to be fine.
     
  6. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    Microsoft Security Essentials (it's also in 64-bit flavor)
    Else than that.. Avast
     
  7. Bauul

    Bauul Sir Bongaminge

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    Another for Microsoft Security Essentials. It's quiet, has a small system foot print and gets the job done fine, exactly what you want from a little free AV.

    All the more scary is it's from Microsoft and actually works perfectly.
     
  8. CrapBag

    CrapBag Well-Known Member

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    AVG 9.

    AVG has been working great for me for years, plus computer shopper magazine here in the UK just did a review on antivirus software and AVG scored the same as the afore mentioned MS one but they recommended MS over AVG.
     
  9. yakyb

    yakyb i hate the person above me

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    MSE seems very good so far
     
  10. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    I Use Avira
     
  11. pimonserry

    pimonserry sounds like a party.

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    +1 for Avira.
     
  12. Neoki

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    AVG 9, with out a doubt.
     
  13. eek

    eek CAMRA ***.

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    What's the footprint like compared to nod32? Need something small and light for the netbook
     
  14. Neoki

    Neoki Member

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    free.avg.com

    Its a small footprint ?
     
  15. ThunderBob

    ThunderBob New Member

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    I recommend Microsoft Security Essentials. Have it running on 2 Desktops,1 Laptop and a Netbook all without any issues.

    As too using on the netbook (MSI Wind) it has no issues and doesnt slow it down at all.
     
  16. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    Or you can use the Best Free Anti Virus ever.....Unplug your Modem when the Virus Attack
     

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