Help - which anti virus software to get?

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Kutie Karen
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Which one should I buy and which one do you use?
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I personally use Windows Defender on my system as it just gets out of the way unlike some others, is fairly effective, and comes bundled in free with Windows 10. A good alternative that I've used in the past would be Avast, however with good practices Windows Defender should be enough. Regardless of which you choose, I'd recommend pairing it with regular scans with Malwarebytes as this is a proper antimalware product that has much better definitions than even the best AVs.
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Which one should I buy and which one do you use?
My university gives us a free subscription of Sophos Endpoint, which has proven effective.
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I use Bitdefender Antivirus Plus.
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I use Bitdefender Antivirus Plus.
Are you happy with it? I have read a few reviews on this and it says it has quite a few glitches /quirks. Is that right?
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Are you happy with it? I have read a few reviews on this and it says it has quite a few glitches /quirks. Is that right?
Yes, I've never had any problems.
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Malwarebytes + Windows Defender + Common Sense is a great free package.
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CommonSense 2020, I heard it's on offer now actually
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CommonSense 2020, I heard it's on offer now actually
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Which one should I buy and which one do you use?
I know this is bias but GET NORTON also has a VPN I have never been hacked.
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Avast - best AV IMO (and it's free!). Tries to sell you a lot of useless add-ons which aren't necessary but it covers everything really very well.
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I know this is bias but GET NORTON also has a VPN I have never been hacked.
You don't need VPN to not get 'hacked' :laugh:
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avast or avg antivirus + comodo firewall + cryptoprevent + ccleaner

total cost = £0.00
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You don't need VPN to not get 'hacked' :laugh:
Did I ever say you need a VPN to not get hacked? I don't think I did you clown:blow:
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(Original post by RoyalSheepy)
Avast - best AV IMO (and it's free!). Tries to sell you a lot of useless add-ons which aren't necessary but it covers everything really very well.
that's the only antivirus you've probably ever had might as well download ad blocker instead :laugh:
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that's the only antivirus you've probably ever had might as well download ad blocker instead :laugh:
https://www.av-test.org/en/antivirus/home-windows/

I'm the clown apparently... Ok then. Keep using your VPN for YouTube Kids. :laugh:
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(Original post by RoyalSheepy)
https://www.av-test.org/en/antivirus/home-windows/

I'm the clown apparently... Ok then. Keep using your VPN for YouTube Kids. :laugh:
:laugh: Yeah you are, I use the VPN to access sites which I couldn't with a UK ip I said it as another feature funny how you keep editing all of your posts :laugh: also it shows how fragile you are reporting my post for insults lmao.

So answer the question: Did I ever say you need a VPN to not get hacked?
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