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Avast conflicting with Bitdefender Antivirus?
« on: November 06, 2016, 06:28:35 PM »
I like Avast and if I need to will uninstall Bitdefender. Here's what is going on. After a smart scan, I receive the following message. " Compatibility check found one or more additional antivirus programs on your PC. Multiple antivirus programs may cause an unstable computer or have a negative impact on overall computer performance. We strongly recommend to remove these programs" What follows is a prompt to remove Bitdefender Antivirus. Is this message something I can simply ignore? Thanks.

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Re: Avast conflicting with Bitdefender Antivirus?
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2016, 06:30:21 PM »
Why Using Multiple Antivirus Programs is a Bad Idea
https://blog.kaspersky.com/multiple-antivirus-programs-bad-idea/2670/


if you want a additional scanner you can use Malwarebytes that is designed to run alongside your AV
Alternative use online scanners like TrendMicro housecall / F-Secure online scanner / ESET online scanner






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Re: Avast conflicting with Bitdefender Antivirus?
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2016, 12:56:46 AM »
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