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So after i  got all info about MSE and how it fail.... Im on hunt for new free light antivirus.

So far tryed Avast but somehow i dont like it ...my PC acts strange when avast is installed.

And im totaly against AVG :d 

 

So please if sombody knows any good light and without pop up spam antivirus please recomend :)

post #2 of 11
MSE is a good anti virus, just stick with it. It only gets crappy reviews because it's free which forces the other manufacturers to actually make a decent product
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As far as FREE solutions are concerned, I have found nothing better than MSE. There are some other free editions out there, but they will bombard you with bloat ware and/or continuous advertisements and stamp your outgoing e-mail with "Scanned by XYZ Free Edition" etc. If you insist on running something other than MSE, give AVG Free a try.

Greg
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Originally Posted by Dark-Asylum View Post

MSE is a good anti virus, just stick with it. It only gets crappy reviews because it's free which forces the other manufacturers to actually make a decent product

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Originally Posted by hammong View Post

As far as FREE solutions are concerned, I have found nothing better than MSE. There are some other free editions out there, but they will bombard you with bloat ware and/or continuous advertisements and stamp your outgoing e-mail with "Scanned by XYZ Free Edition" etc. If you insist on running something other than MSE, give AVG Free a try.

Greg
Agreed.

Those reviews were tested with mostly nonsensical threats. The "MSE Badly fails xxx test" article was later debunked. MSE is not a bad program and does its job well.

In essence, free or paid, MSE is all you need. Maybe MalwareBytes for a scan or two every now and then.
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MSE is very very good.Set it up properly and you are good to go. thumb.gif
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post #6 of 11
MSE coupled with common sense and you'll never have an issue.
    
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post #7 of 11
Listen to these guys about MSE and Malwarebytes OP!

Nothing wrong with MSE. Do not let some site scare you into wasting your hard earn cash on some bloated, overrated, overpriced crapware!

The only mainstream paid security software I could recommend at this time is Malwarebytes pro. One of the best install and uninstall processes I ever experience. It has lots of nice features and is lite-weight like MSE...

Also, stop using flash and java browser add-ons.

If you need flash for video, then use a second browser just for that and only view trusted video sites like YouTube, Hulu, Crackle, etc...
Edited by bftdsolder - 3/25/13 at 12:47pm
post #8 of 11
MSE + Malwarebytes is all you need, and common sense which is the best preventative thumb.gif
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post #9 of 11
I have used MSE and Avast equally. At the moment I have Avast on my machine and it's been working fine.
post #10 of 11
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Thank you guys smile.gif Well im acctualy happy to hear that MSE is still good to go ... never used anything better before ...silent not anoying and so freaking light smile.gif
Rep + for ya all smile.gif
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