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The only time I have ever got a virus was when I was using MSE. You may say to be sensible and you will never get a virus, but all I did was click on a source link for a product that was posted in the news feed on here. How many times have you done that?
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I have to figure the test was skewed since MSE is the only program that's not full of ads and doesn't have a paid version.
post #13 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by robbo2 View Post

The only time I have ever got a virus was when I was using MSE. You may say to be sensible and you will never get a virus, but all I did was click on a source link for a product that was posted in the news feed on here. How many times have you done that?

That's the only time the antivirus you're using caught one biggrin.gif
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post #14 of 65
Avast! > MSE.
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post #15 of 65
Quote:
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Avast! > MSE.

Except for the annoying default messages, constant popups, chaotic and sluggish UI, and half of it saying 'UPGRADE NOW TO PREMIUM FOR [...] QUOTE WITH [...] DISCOUNT!!1!!ONE!
   
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post #16 of 65
Quote:
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Except for the annoying default messages, constant popups, chaotic and sluggish UI, and half of it saying 'UPGRADE NOW TO PREMIUM FOR [...] QUOTE WITH [...] DISCOUNT!!1!!ONE!

Except that the messages/pop ups are easily disabled, the UI isn't slow at all and oh no how dare they provide a great free product but ask you to upgrade for more features
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post #17 of 65
Quote:
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Except that the messages/pop ups are easily disabled, the UI isn't slow at all and oh no how dare they provide a great free product but ask you to upgrade for more features

On your rig.

Try using it on a computer like, let's say, 85% of the population owns.


Yes, it's a huge pain in the ass.
   
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post #18 of 65
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^ This. I also use Sandboxie with my web-browser.
Just curious. How does Sandboxie help? I use Sandboxie for another purpose
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combined with an enterprise class content filter and firewall... i use MSE and I've never had a problem. Common sense helps too.
    
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post #20 of 65
I'm happy with MSE.

Also, the users' behaviors are what ultimately decide their security. Not their anti-virus.
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