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The fact you don't deny it shows that you were doing it. Point made glad others will see it.

Other people getting all rilled up over a simple discussion is not my problem. People are allowed to react to things as they see fit.
Edited by iAmCodeMonkey - 9/19/15 at 8:11pm
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If you don't have an antivirus how do you know you don't have a virus? headscratch.gif

More on topic:

AVG Is appalling if they sell user data.
post #73 of 191
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If you don't have an antivirus how do you know you don't have a virus? headscratch.gif.

lol I know right?
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lol I know right?

Windows Defender thats how.
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Windows Defender thats how.
Which is an anti-virus...
 
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Which is an anti-virus...

Spayware and Malware lol. Also dont keep Windows install more then 1 year old biggrin.gif.
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post #77 of 191
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Windows Defender thats how.

Or a good third party antivirus program?

As someone else said, they are pretty much the same thing.
Edited by iAmCodeMonkey - 9/19/15 at 8:39pm
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Spayware and Malware lol. Also dont keep Windows install more then 1 year old biggrin.gif.

I use Avira and SuperAntiSpyware myself.

My windows install is 4 years old here. No major issues to report at all.
post #79 of 191
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Spayware and Malware lol. Also dont keep Windows install more then 1 year old biggrin.gif.
I usually do, but I like to make sure I'm secure. I currently use No Script, HTTPS Everywhere, and third party cookies disabled in my browser. I use Malwarebytes as a standalone scanner, Windows Firewall, and Avast as an anti-virus. It's worked well for me for a long time and Avast is light enough on resources that I haven't bothered trying another configuration.

I'm not saying antiviruses are perfect, but I think having a scanner with malware/virus definitions is a good idea. I can understand why someone wouldn't want a realtime scanner, but I like it. Sometimes Avast blocks malicious scripts on websites that I had to enable certain scripts in No Script to use, so it's useful sometimes. But that's only on rare occassion when I visit a shady website and make a mistake.
 
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After they introduced those annoying marketing pop ups you just can't get rid of, no thanks.
They are just as bad as AVG.
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