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Offline leonsoulant

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running avast with windows defender
« on: September 22, 2010, 10:46:35 PM »
My OS is Windows 7 and I run AVAST 5 free (all shields on) and Windows Defender in real time (all options on).Everything looks terrific and secure,but should I keep going so? :)

Offline YoKenny

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Re: running avast with windows defender
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2010, 10:55:20 PM »
Yes.

Keep Windows Defender updated through its portal:
Latest definition version: 1.91.362.0
http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Definitions/ADL.aspx

Download then instal updates per instructions:
Install the latest Windows Defender definition updates
http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Definitions/HowToWD.aspx
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Offline Lisandro

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Re: running avast with windows defender
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2010, 10:56:40 PM »
Maybe you need a firewall, a secure(d) browser and a second-opinion with MBAM scanning :)
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