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  1. Posts : 16
    windows 10 Home

    Do I need AVG virus

    Do I need AVG virus protection or does Defender do as good a job
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  2. WXC
    Posts : 10,786
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 22H2 19045.2965

    Windows Security (Defender), has worked very well for me, personally.

    I'll stick with it.

    Good luck in your decision.
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  3. Posts : 17,603
    Win 10 Pro 64-bit v1909 - Build 18363 Custom ISO Install

    Hello @denvilledon,

    I must admit that I have installed AVG of numerous machines running Win Vista and Win 7, and to a certain extent early Win 10 machines.

    However, Defender is a far more competent and reliable piece software now and I do NOT need a secondary or alternative form of software.

    I hope this helps.
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  4. Posts : 7,598
    Windows 10 Home 20H2

    I have been using Microsoft Defender happily since the free upgrade to Windows 10 several years ago.
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  5. Posts : 16
    windows 10 Home
    Thread Starter

    Thanks, when I went to uninstall AVG there was on option to go to passive mode. I did not have to uninstall AVG and I can do a scan when I want to
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  6. Posts : 1,621
    Windows 10 Home

    It's ok to have WD active and AVG serving as on-demand only. I used numerous AVs AMs that way. Although I am a W7 user, I have read numerous posts where W10 WD is much better than W7's or earlier OS' WDs were.
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  7. Posts : 7,610
    Windows 11 Pro 64 bit

    I do use AVG on a Wndows XP virtual machine, otherwise Defender all the way for me.
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  8. Posts : 2,068
    Windows 10 Pro

    For all of my modern Windows 10 machines, I just use Defender. It's proven to be reliable for me.
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  9. Posts : 7,254
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    I would avoid AVG and Avast (now owned by the same company).
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  10. Posts : 34
    Win 10 Pro 64-bit

    I've had great success with Avast or Avira since my Win 95 days.
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