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    Removing all A-V except MS?

    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/new...pt-microsofts/

    Avira tossed 3 perfectly good programs in the quarantine garbage can. I fought with it to get them back, and won. I had chosen Avira because Avast had their own popup ads. Now Avira does too.

    Wise to move to MS Sec Essentials?
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    What I have been using for years now. Well since XP SP3 anyway and have had no problems.
    SMILE
    and post back. Let us know if it worked.
    [ Book mark this post to find it again]

    AntiX-16, MX-16 and Win 10

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    Same here as Train. Keeps my computer clean and I'm using Windows 7.
    New 8 core
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    Thanks, that decides it for me.
    HP Win 7 Ult. 6 GB RAM/Firefox/Thunderbird/Chrome/MS Sec. Essentials/Win Firewall
    Verizon FIOS wired network
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    Uninstalled Avira and installed MSSE. Do I still need BitDefender AntiRansomware and MalwareBytes AntiExploit running in the background?
    HP Win 7 Ult. 6 GB RAM/Firefox/Thunderbird/Chrome/MS Sec. Essentials/Win Firewall
    Verizon FIOS wired network
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    "The medium is the message." - Marshall McLuhan

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