Avast vs Defender?

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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit 1903 18362.267
       #21

    Been using Avast for the last about 10 years, and of course I decide to do a full scan today, and it finds false positive in desktop.ini file in Windows 10 Here

    results from virus total lol

    https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/f...is/1499651193/

    About to rip it out tomorrow, and start using Defender full time, whats next it finds an infection in some other system file lol
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  2.    #22

    Hello.

    I am well aware this is a necropost. I must say that AVAST has become very intrusive and sometimes may render your system unuseable. Also, removing it can be a nightmare (lots of leftovers). Windows Defender is now a capable and full fledged Antivirus, so for common use you don't need anything else hogging your resources (and maybe spying on you).
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