Windows 10: window 10 antivirus?

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  1.    06 Jul 2016 #11

    Advanced users may have a need for an AV with advanced options. But of course only an advanced user would be in a position to answer that question for their specific situation.
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  2.    06 Jul 2016 #12

    LMiller7 said: View Post
    Advanced users may have a need for an AV with advanced options. But of course only an advanced user would be in a position to answer that question for their specific situation.

    Hello, so what are you using?
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  3.    06 Jul 2016 #13

    I am using AVG free. I make no claims that it is the best, in fact it probably isn't. I have been using it long before Microsoft had an AV product and have no interest in investigating or trying anything else at this time.

    Do not interpret this as a recommendation either for or against. I will make no recommendations
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       06 Jul 2016 #14

    LMiller7 said: View Post
    Advanced users may have a need for an AV with advanced options. But of course only an advanced user would be in a position to answer that question for their specific situation.
    Since advanced user should know what to do, what to avoid then he shouldn't need any anti virus.
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       06 Jul 2016 #15

    There are various of reasons why someone wants a different AV, I want one that is easily configured but has many options. I find that Bitdefender TS qualifies best for it. You should choose the AV that fits your needs and makes you comfortable.
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  6.    06 Jul 2016 #16

    Windows Defender has relatively few options in comparison to some of it's competitors. Programs for the large majority of Windows users (who know little of computers and don't want to learn) must be kept simple to use. Advanced users often want more control with options that would confuse and be misused by the average user.
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  7.    07 Jul 2016 #17

    WD is also adequate for advanced users. In fact, it does its job quite right and installing any other AV program into w10 is looking for trouble imho. Your best bet is to go the "layered security" way, i.e, add more security programs alongside the av (mbae, antiransomware, etc), to be on the safe side.
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