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Originally Posted by ExplosiveBacon View Post
nod32 is the antivirus. smart security is the antivirus plus all the other things like firewall and spam. Whats wrong with eset?
oh sorry thats what i have.

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Originally Posted by noldevin View Post
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.
really? will look into it.

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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.
well the problem is there was a keylogger kind of thing and eset did not see it at all but the microsoft w7 security thing did.
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Used avast for the past few years--never had any issues with it, and never noticed any issues with gaming.

What issues DO people have with antivirus and gaming?
    
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I use Microsoft security essentials, works great. I get better results with detection than avg, Morton, and macafee

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like i said above, avast is absolutely great. it's free, just change the settings so it doesn't give you notifications unless it finds a virus, and tell it not to make noise until it finds a virus, and you never have to worry about it. it gets updates 1-2 times a day, you can change the frequency that it checks for updates.

it really is the best antivirus. i've tried trend micro, ive tried norton, ive trice avira, and avast is by far the best of the lot.

this is from personal experience. just tryin to help a fellow ocner out
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AVG! using it now, and you can't even tell when it runs scans AVG or MSE
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MSE is about as lightweight as it gets while performing its functions in the background.
Avast Free would be another good choice.
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well it doesnt matter if its free or not. i rather pay for it than not be safe :/
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post #18 of 44
like i said above, avast is absolutely great. it's free, just change the settings so it doesn't give you notifications unless it finds a virus, and tell it not to make noise until it finds a virus, and you never have to worry about it. it gets updates 1-2 times a day, you can change the frequency that it checks for updates.

it really is the best antivirus. i've tried trend micro, ive tried norton, ive trice avira, and avast is by far the best of the lot.

this is from personal experience. just tryin to help a fellow ocner out
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post #20 of 44
Microsoft Security Essentials. Lightweight, simple, won't bother you, free, excellent at what it does. Couple that with maybe one quick scan of malwarebytes a month, you're good to go.

Also, don't think that because you're paying for the antivirus it's necessarily better. MSE is free, but anyone here can recommend it and it's gotten excellent reviews.
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