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Getting rid of Avast. (Virus protection)

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I got to thinking... Why do I even have avast? I haven't had a virus nor any unwanted things in probably 5 plus years. I literally do nothing shady on the internet and use ghost + ad blocker. I rarely download anything and if I do it's from a legitimate website. I was honestly thinking about deleting it and every 6 months or so just download a vp run it then delete it. I know the question is "why not have it just to have it in case" and I guess the same reason I do not keep a flashlight in the car, toilet paper under the arm rest..

Anyone else the same way?
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Yep, just uninstalled Nod32 for not wanting to pay for an A/V anymore and not having a virus hit within the past 4 years.

You can always tree BitDefender free, I just am running A/V-less because, eh, dunno.

I guess it would be best to run a free AV at the minimum. I do keep a flashlight, etc. in my car redface.gif
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