Windows 10: What low impact FREE antivirus can you suggest for Windows 10 Home?

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       27 Jul 2016 #1

    What low impact FREE antivirus can you suggest for Windows 10 Home?


    Hello!

    I am currently on a search for a low impact free antivirus for my Windows 10 Home. I'm currently running 360 Total Security as main antivirus while SMADAV as my second line defense. My PC is running on 2GB RAM and 500GB HDD.

    360 TS has been my antivirus for two years already after replacing AVAST as I find the pop ups intrusive. It is just recently that 360 TS seem to be taking too much resources on my RAM. It even slows down the startup time of my PC. I've replaced Malwarebytes with SMADAV as Malwarebytes tends to hog all the resources.

    Any suggestions will be very much appreciated. Thank you.
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  2.    27 Jul 2016 #2

    vicnata said: View Post
    Hello!

    I am currently on a search for a low impact free antivirus for my Windows 10 Home. I'm currently running 360 Total Security as main antivirus while SMADAV as my second line defense. My PC is running on 2GB RAM and 500GB HDD.

    360 TS has been my antivirus for two years already after replacing AVAST as I find the pop ups intrusive. It is just recently that 360 TS seem to be taking too much resources on my RAM. It even slows down the startup time of my PC. I've replaced Malwarebytes with SMADAV as Malwarebytes tends to hog all the resources.

    Any suggestions will be very much appreciated. Thank you.
    Windows Defender with MBAM.

    If it's hogging resources upgrade your RAM
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  3.    28 Jul 2016 #3

    WD.
    360 TS Essential.
    Panda Free.
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  4.    01 Aug 2016 #4

    Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivrus is small quick and easy to install, and once installed it runs in the background

    • Downloads in seconds.
    • Scans in under 2 minutes.
    • Extremely lightweight, will not slow down your PC.
    • Automatically protects your personal and financial information.
    • Fully compatible with other AV software.
    • And under 1MB
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  5.    01 Aug 2016 #5

    nitehawk said: View Post
    Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivrus is small quick and easy to install, and once installed it runs in the background

    • Downloads in seconds.
    • Scans in under 2 minutes.
    • Extremely lightweight, will not slow down your PC.
    • Automatically protects your personal and financial information.
    • Fully compatible with other AV software.
    • And under 1MB
    The topic discussion of FREE not PAID. Webroot doesn't have any free security software.
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  6.    01 Aug 2016 #6

    free is always good , even if its for 6 months
    Update your security software - NAB
    6 months free

    they dont check if your a customer to download it
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  7.    01 Aug 2016 #7

    Windows Defender, the free versions of Malwarebytes AntiMalware and Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit. Add the free version of CryptoPrevent. Update CryptoPrevent often, run a MBAM scan often and you have a good layered security suite. For even better protection you can buy a license for the Premium real-time version of MBAM and MBAE. Money very well spent.

    Jimmy
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  8.    01 Aug 2016 #8

    Windows Defender and some common sense.
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  9.    02 Aug 2016 #9

    i am using 360 now too
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  10.    02 Aug 2016 #10

    Molyy said: View Post
    i am using 360 now too
    Too much false positives.
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