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post #11 of 15
Microsoft Security Essentials ran wonderfully on my netbook. And it's free, AND it plays nice with Windows which can't be said of quite a few other ones.
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post #12 of 15
So question about this MSE
im already using it on my main pc right now
but i have a netbook..
used windows 7 disk i own and put it on my netbook
now i would like to use mse on my netbook...
But it requires me to have it to be a legit copy
is there a way around this
or is this considered a "cracking/hacking mod" which will not allow me to do it

Or is there a better way around this problem with just using avgfree (which i will be getting rid of hopefully to be replaced by MSE) or switch to avira..avast or anything else i have a bunch of portables to scan netbook when i need to every other week and such but deffinitly would like a constant Anti Virus
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post #13 of 15
Can try Comodo

Software firewals are for egress filtering mostly, 'call home' programs
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post #14 of 15
for a software based firewall, get kaspersky. It has a 30day trial if you can't afford it right off the bat.
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post #15 of 15
I've been turning off the firewalls on my computers since windows xp. annoying as heck.
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