Windows 10: Windows antivirus or other

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  1.    20 May 2017 #11

    I use wifi as my room is on on one end of the house and the modem is on the other side
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  2.    20 May 2017 #12

    You don't say the exact Model but if it's one like ASUS Eee PC 4G Specs - CNET or https://www.asus.com/Laptops/Eee_PC_901/specifications/ and You're still running XP, I'd suggest replacing it with Linux.
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  3.    20 May 2017 #13

    It is an eee pc 900hd but it had xp on it but I have upgraded it.
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  4. Posts : 1,829
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240
       21 May 2017 #14

    In terms of limited available processing power and storage space, stick with Defender instead of adding a 3rd party Antivirus which will place additional demands on both.
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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       21 May 2017 #15

    Check if you get any free AV licences from your bank - many UK banks provide free licences.
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  6.    24 May 2017 #16

    I do not really have a bank account which is sort of true. I have a joint account that is there to pay my rent but for my personal business I use a prepaid visa. Long way of saying that the bank method to get an antivirus might not work for me.
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  7. Posts : 8
    Windows 10 Home
       25 May 2017 #17

    Miss Bad Wolf said: View Post
    I have an old netbook called an Eee PC and it had XP on it. I was wondering if the built in antivirus that is in windows would suffice or should I look for a free antivirus or try to buy a paid one?
    I know I need to fill the specs out on my profile but will try to do that tonight I think
    XP doesn't have built-in antivirus, only Win8/10. so you have to find one that is light enough for your machine (details of your machine specs will be useful) which is not a simple task.
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  8.    26 May 2017 #18

    I took xp off it but now I have no way to put it back on as I do not have any xp disk.
    I did not like xp except when I have no other choice
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro
       26 May 2017 #19

    I just use Defender and run MBAM every now and then. I used to use Avast AIS but it has turned into bloatware.
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