Poll: Which free antivirus will you prefer?

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  1. Joined : Feb 2015
    SevierVille,TN
    Posts : 169
    Windows 10 Tech. Preview
       11 Apr 2015 #151

    badrobot said: View Post
    Avast just released the Win 10 version recently right?
    Yes.
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  2. Joined : Mar 2015
    PA, US
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 x64 Pro Build 10586
       15 Apr 2015 #152

    I'm going to stick with AVG (I generally prefer this over Avast) and Malwarebytes.
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Athens
    Posts : 95
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit(Build 10122)
       15 Apr 2015 #153

    I will stay with Defender for a while but eventually I think I will go for ESET once again
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  4. Joined : Jul 2014
    Belo Horizonte
    Posts : 710
    Windows 10 Build 14267
       15 Apr 2015 #154

    MBAM + Defender
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  5. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,461
    Windows 10 Pro
       15 Apr 2015 #155

    NickTh said: View Post
    I will stay with Defender for a while but eventually I think I will go for ESET once again
    When Win 10 goes final I'll probably go with ESET also. I already use ESET on my Windows 8.1.1 computers.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,452
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       18 Apr 2015 #156

    Am running with Windows Defender plus Mbam Free.
    Defender did not prevent Trojan.Agent.Ed installing itself, but Mbam Free on a scan neutralised it.
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  7. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,935
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       18 Apr 2015 #157

    Vladimir said: View Post
    MBAM + Defender
    +1 I like the combination and it just works for me.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
       18 Apr 2015 #158

    I was going to use Defender but after two years of using paid F-Secure I think I'm going to use up one of my spare licenses on W10. I'll give Defender a trial run on bare metal and see how it goes but I'll probably replace it in the long run.
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  9. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,935
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       18 Apr 2015 #159

    Boozad said: View Post
    I was going to use Defender but after two years of using paid F-Secure I think I'm going to use up one of my spare licenses on W10. I'll give Defender a trial run on bare metal and see how it goes but I'll probably replace it in the long run.
    I think going that rout for you is a great idea. For me, I like Defender but I will consider a pay AV when they get certified for Win10.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
       18 Apr 2015 #160

    I'd highly recommend F-Secure Jeff, it's lightweight, non-intrusive and does its job to a very high standard. Obviously if your browsing and downloading habits leave a lot to be desired it's not going to be foolproof, but on a near two year evaluation on my part it is exactly what you require in an AV. I've only ever personally seen one instance of F-Secure causing a BSOD too (other debuggers may well be able to attest to more) but given the regularity of other AVs causing BSODs that's a phenomenal record.
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