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post #21 of 28
I never understood how Mcafee/Intel Sec. got such good reviews, even from independent guys. I've noticed that almost every PC that comes in w/ it on it, if there is a virus on there(usually PEBKAC error), that McAfee has done more harm than the Virus. Also seen McAfee corrupt Windows or cause massive slowdowns on it's own w/ no malware involved.

We sell it at my work, but I refuse to recommend it.
post #22 of 28
mcafee is pretty bad, a rename wont make a difference, if anything it will probably hurt them unless they cook up two versions with different branding.

I havent used an active AV in years, A combination of firefox plugins protects my browsing, and i scan everything i download, and will occasionally just run system scans but they always come up clean. As a repair tech ive seen every windows machine with a virus, every AV blocked by said virus, one with multiple protection and even macs. common sense > all.
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mcafee is pretty bad, a rename wont make a difference, if anything it will probably hurt them unless they cook up two versions with different branding.

I havent used an active AV in years, A combination of firefox plugins protects my browsing, and i scan everything i download, and will occasionally just run system scans but they always come up clean. As a repair tech ive seen every windows machine with a virus, every AV blocked by said virus, one with multiple protection and even macs. common sense > all.

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In other news, AMD users with McAfee have started getting massive slowdowns and BSODs.

I am disappointed in you, you are post #7. I expected this sooner, hell even the NSA tinfoil hat made it in before you. buttkick.gif
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post #25 of 28
McAfee is garbage, always was, always will be.
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no AV no pain
repost I put this up a week ago
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