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so i have eset smart security and im ready to get a new one, this thing sucks. there was LXIW.exe in my system that only microsoft w7 security thing noticed. the thing i like about nod is how gaming friendly it is. any other suggestions? and i also have malware bytes which is gonna get replaced by ad-ware.
Edited by frankth3frizz - 2/8/11 at 4:43pm
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post #2 of 44
avast free.

it even has a gaming mode that makes it even more lightweight than it already is.

nice and small, as well as not using many resources.

download from here
Edited by rocker22dallas - 2/8/11 at 4:30pm
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step up to eset smart security =P
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Quote:
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step up to eset smart security =P
eset is nod32. lol.
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post #5 of 44
I'd love to know as well.

I stopped using anti-virus years agro, stuff goes bonkers time for a reformat has been my tactic since.

funny part is (I do random sweeps with freeware stuff every so often) I havent had a virus since.

back when I was using anti-virus I got some of the nastiest stuff that they couldn't fix anyway and stuff got so torn up I needed to reformat anyway.
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eset is nod32. lol.
nod32 is the antivirus. smart security is the antivirus plus all the other things like firewall and spam. Whats wrong with eset?
post #8 of 44
I second Avast. It has never interfered with any games, but has stopped all the viruses I've run into so far dead in their tracks.

I also suggest steering clear of AVG, they've kinda dropped off the map of good antivirus software recently.
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step up to eset smart security =P
This^
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eset is nod32. lol.
No, smart security is the the all in one version of nod 32, firewall, anti spam, anti virus and anti spyware. I have it and it's great.
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Avast or maybe microsoft security essentials, both free
    
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