Poll: Which free antivirus will you prefer?

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  1. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Linux Mint
       17 Feb 2015 #121

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Looks like I found the first compatibility issue.
    Avast will not run in Win10 so I'll use Defender for now.
    I tried to get Defender to run on 9926, and couldnt get it work, same with Kaspersky.... :-(
    Were you able to get Defender to install?
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  2. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 6,968
    All kinds
       17 Feb 2015 #122

    yuricuri said: View Post
    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Looks like I found the first compatibility issue.
    Avast will not run in Win10 so I'll use Defender for now.
    I tried to get Defender to run on 9926, and couldnt get it work, same with Kaspersky.... :-(
    Were you able to get Defender to install?
    Defender is there anyway, there's nothing to install. It may be disabled by some third party AV and not returned to active state after AV was uninstalled.
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  3. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Linux Mint
       17 Feb 2015 #123

    CountMike said: View Post
    yuricuri said: View Post
    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Looks like I found the first compatibility issue.
    Avast will not run in Win10 so I'll use Defender for now.
    I tried to get Defender to run on 9926, and couldnt get it work, same with Kaspersky.... :-(
    Were you able to get Defender to install?
    Defender is there anyway, there's nothing to install. It may be disabled by some third party AV and not returned to active state after AV was uninstalled.
    You were right, it was just disabled. My bad. :-s
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,935
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       17 Feb 2015 #124

    yuricuri said: View Post
    CountMike said: View Post
    yuricuri said: View Post
    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Looks like I found the first compatibility issue.
    Avast will not run in Win10 so I'll use Defender for now.
    I tried to get Defender to run on 9926, and couldnt get it work, same with Kaspersky.... :-(
    Were you able to get Defender to install?
    Defender is there anyway, there's nothing to install. It may be disabled by some third party AV and not returned to active state after AV was uninstalled.
    You were right, it was just disabled. My bad. :-s
    Yup, it just starts but it should show you that it's on when you install/update or upgrade, now that would be nice.

    PS, and I tried Kaspersky and it's not ready for Win10 yet.
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  5. Joined : Sep 2014
    UK
    Posts : 88
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64
       19 Feb 2015 #125

    I use McaFee but I wished I'd use a different one coz im sick and tired of it.
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  6. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,461
    Windows 10 Pro
       19 Feb 2015 #126

    Windowsnoob61 said: View Post
    I use McaFee but I wished I'd use a different one coz im sick and tired of it.
    Try Windows Defender. I'm using it on Windows 10 and so far it's working better than I expected. I use Eset Smart Security on my Win 8.1 computers. I still haven't decided if I'll renew my subscription to Eset when it runs out.
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  7. Joined : Sep 2014
    UK
    Posts : 88
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64
       20 Feb 2015 #127

    Winuser said: View Post
    Try Windows Defender. I'm using it on Windows 10 and so far it's working better than I expected. I use Eset Smart Security on my Win 8.1 computers. I still haven't decided if I'll renew my subscription to Eset when it runs out.
    Ok thnx.
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  8. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,461
    Windows 10 Pro
       20 Feb 2015 #128

    MS is very good at keeping the definitions for Widows Defender updated.
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  9. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,935
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       20 Feb 2015 #129

    Winuser said: View Post
    MS is very good at keeping the definitions for Widows Defender updated.
    I've been getting at least one a day for the past week or so.
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  10. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 53
    Win 10 preview
       01 Mar 2015 #130

    I just use defender and supplement with the free versions of malwarebytes and superantispyware and update and manual scan every couple weeks.
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