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post #11 of 15
Using MSE now , switched from Norton Internet Security ..

MSE is very light on the system !
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post #12 of 15
MSE hands down.
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Honestly, between the top 10 antivirus programs there isn't much difference. They all have advantages and disadvantages both depending on how they scan and when you test them. One day Avast might be better but then MSE pushes an update that is better. I have used most of the top ones and I find MSE to be the least intrusive and Avast to be my second choice.

Common sense is the best antivirus but people who don't use an antivirus because they have 'common sense' are being naive. Often you'll hear "I haven't gotten a virus in years and I don't use antivirus". That's like saying "I haven't gotten a cavity in years" and yet they also haven't been to the dentist to check.

Malware Bytes is a good program and in conjunction with any of the bigger name antivirus programs (MSE, Norton, McAfee, TrendMicro, Avast, AVG, etc.) you'll be set. A lot of it comes down to personal preference.
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post #14 of 15
Also recommend having SuperAntiSpyware as an on demand scanner like MB. I was just doing a full scan a few days ago that I do every few months and Super Anti Spyware with Scan Boost set to high to make full use of cpu power was really fast and also picked up a lot of tracking cookies that Malwarebytes didn't.

About MSE, do full scans monthly or whenever and if you do scans more regularly then do a quick which is extremely quick.
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Scan once every two months for spyware? full av scan every 2 months? AVG? Eset? Oh no....

I hate it to break it to you but if those are your pc security habit's your probably a zombie PC in a botnet, i'd bet all of your account's and passwords have been comprimised and your pc runs like crap and you wouldn't have a clue. You really should unplug the internet for your own good if those are your habits.
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