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Does Vista Ultimate have Anti Virus / Spyware Program?

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Was wondering if it comes with it's own anti virus and or anti spyware program. I read a little about windows defender, but is that just like the XP thing that monitors your anti virus and firewall? Or does it actually have it's own.

I would really like to be able to use a built in anti virus and firewall instead of having to manage my own.
post #2 of 14
its got windows defender, which is anti spyware

as for anti virus avast! works great in it
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does AVG Free work in vista?
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Windows One Care is an AV package that Microsoft made. No Anti Virus doesn't come with Vista.

AVG Free does work in vista.
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OneCare doesn't even come with Vista Ultimate?
That sucks.
Why would they not offer OneCare for free?
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post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by dannymichel View Post
OneCare doesn't even come with Vista Ultimate?
That sucks.
Why would they not offer OneCare for free?
Who cares, its pretty crap... Avg and Avast are better!
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Who cares, its pretty crap... Avg and Avast are better!
I'm sure it's crap, but my OCD tells me that I don't like 3rd party as much as things offered directly from my OS.
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I have Vista Ultimate and NAV Internet Security comes with it. As for AVG, do not install that under any circumstances, it does not work well with Vista. That's what I had at first and one day it just wouldn't turn on anymore and when I sent it to get repaired they told me that. No, Windows Live OneCare doesn't come with it, but I think they lowered the price now. I Have it and it's really great. Its features are : Antivirus, Antispyware, Anti-phishing, Managed Firewall, Data Backup and Restore and Performance Tune-Ups. It's the best security service for any kind of Vista.
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AVG all the way!!!!!!!!!!

I love AVG Free Edition! The best at not being a system hog and never missed a virus.(Even some I downloaded from LimeWire Just to see if it would get it.)
    
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Originally Posted by dannymichel View Post
I'm sure it's crap, but my OCD tells me that I don't like 3rd party as much as things offered directly from my OS.
Well thats not good. lol.

"Oh yehz Vistaz comez with Ie7, its teh pwnzor and better than firefox cause when an OS makes the program its much safer to use!!"
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