Author Topic: What else should I be running on my computer besides avast Free Anti-Virus  (Read 3469 times)

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I was just wondering what else I should be running on my computer (my os is Windows 7) besises avast Free Anti-Virus?  My computer is running really slowly.  I just noticed that I'm also still running Windows Defender.  I think that this might be part of my problem.  Please help!

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you can turn off windows defender and install Malwarebytes
the PRO version have auto update and a protection module.....a one time fee for a life time license   ;)

OBS: was your computer delivered with a preinstalled AV ?
did you uninstall this or any previous used AV before installing avast?

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If you need help, just follow this guide to Installing avast!
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A lot of us use Super Anti-Spyware Free.
Personally I prefer using a firewall with HIPS along with avast, MBAM and SAS.  :)
Dell Inspiron, Win10x64--HP Envy Win10x64--Both systems Avast Free v17.9.2322, Comodo Firewall v8.2 w/D+, MalwareBytes v3.0, OpenDNS, Super Anti-Spyware, Spyware Blaster, MCShield, Unchecky, Vivaldi Browser and, various browser security tools.

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