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24_inch_pythons #1 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 06:06

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 I'm thinking about switching to one, such as Bitdefender Box when my current subscription for anti-virus software ends. Does anybody use one? What do you think about it? 

venom286 #2 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 06:49

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i use bitdefender its awesome

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kebab6597 #3 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 07:37

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Panda or Bitdefender are both excellent, Panda Dome however is a download but it is very light on your system resources and in my opinion far better than all of the big name AV products

KatzeWolf #4 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 08:06

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Just use Windows Defender if you have Windows.
 
Its good enough, is free and isn't resources hungry. 


JakeTheMystic #5 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 08:13

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I haven't used anti-virus for the last 8 years at the least. My dad insists on using McAfee and Norton but even with both of those, he got a virus within the first month of him getting a laptop because of some pop-up notification from a sketchy site that said his Adobe was outdated. 

 

I even turned Windows defender off on both my Desktop and Laptop because it just eats up so much ram in the background that I'd rather take the risk of running without it (it still has some control in the background, but at least it isnt as annoying). 

 

Not to mention a lot of anti-virus isnt compatible with Windows 10 and Windows will just bully it out of existence. 

 

In short, just use common sense and you won't need an anti-virus software. Don't pirate things, don't click on pop-up ads, just use an ad-blocker or something.



_Ayreon_ #6 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 13:58

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View PostKatzeWolf, on Jun 11 2019 - 09:06, said:

Just use Windows Defender if you have Windows.
 
Its good enough, is free and isn't resources hungry. 

 

Yeah, Windows Defender works perfectly fine for me. I've been a very satisfied user for 2 years now on my Win10.



NiteDog #7 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 15:20

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Eset 

heavymetal1967 #8 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 16:59

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View PostNiteDog, on Jun 11 2019 - 10:20, said:

Eset 

 

Spoiler

 



KatzeWolf #9 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 17:34

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View Post_Ayreon_, on Jun 11 2019 - 22:58, said:

 

Yeah, Windows Defender works perfectly fine for me. I've been a very satisfied user for 2 years now on my Win10.

Same, over 2 years of use, not a single virus.

But I am not stupid enough to click on pop ups or follow untrusted links.

The best antivirus is yourself.



Klaatu_Nicto #10 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 19:11

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I've been on the internet since 1992 and only once have I been hit by a virus after a friend sent me an email.

diego999 #11 Posted Jun 11 2019 - 21:05

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Kaspersky Free works pretty well and it's light on your machine. Had AVAST but got fed up with the annoying advertising.




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