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Is windows 8 Safe?

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If I don't install anti-virus will it be alright..

All this smartscreen stuff, do I enable or disable it.

I think antiviruses do the same thing as smartscreen.

Send file and web URL to server to see if they are safe etc.
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No it is very dangerous, it may try to kill you so watch out.
post #3 of 4
It is safe as microsoft has added enough security features and more than that, even the MSE (Security essentials) are much better, even though not all of the features you would find in the paid versions of top AV programes.

But it is enough if you don't wanna spend money
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

No it is very dangerous, it may try to kill you so watch out.

Yeah, and if you come near it, you may want to go get tested. 

 
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