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I'm using windows 7 with

-Microsoft security essentials
-Malware Bytes
-Webroot antivirus/antispyware

Should I use all 3 or just stick with one?
post #2 of 18
i just use mse haven't had any issues
    
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I use Avast + Malwarebytes live protection module. Haven't got a virus in years.
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I use MSE and sometimes will double check with MWB. Haven't had an issue that MSE didn't catch. Quite rare I ever even get anything.
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post #5 of 18
I just use MSE. It's more of last-line tho.
Common sense is my main way of avoiding viruses.
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post #6 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Captainobvious View Post
I'm using windows 7 with

-Microsoft security essentials
-Malware Bytes
-Webroot antivirus/antispyware

Should I use all 3 or just stick with one?
Drop the webroot, it isn't the best and will not work well with MSE (2 antiviruses = no no) Running the other two are all you need
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post #7 of 18
i just use AVG with Malware Bytes just incase AVG misses anything never had a problem
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post #8 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Captainobvious View Post
I'm using windows 7 with

-Microsoft security essentials - AV
-Malware Bytes - Virus Removal
-Webroot antivirus/antispyware - AV

Should I use all 3 or just stick with one?
I use MSE & MWB for some time now and never have problems.

MSE & Webroot might conflict with each other too.
    
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post #9 of 18
I dont have an AV installed, i use commonsense 1994 - 2011, and youll be sure im going to upgrade to the latest 2012 when it gets rolled out.
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post #10 of 18
Why do you have multiple AVs on your computer? They tend to conflict each other and it only slows down your computer. I suggest keeping only 1 active antivirus.
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