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What Virus Software are people using to protect Windows 8

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  • Started 2 years ago by EddieA
  • Latest reply from hArLtRoN
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EddieA
Posts: 4

I just split my had disk and put Windows 8 preview, and when it checked my windows 7 side with Microsoft Security Essencels it said it was not compatable, I am using the 32 bit version of Win8 preview. Has anyone tried some type of Virus protection AVR-Free ?

Thanks

EddieA

Posted 2 years ago
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ronniesonora
Posts: 919

EddieA, check here http://answers.microsoft.com/e.....fe4212ecf3

Posted 2 years ago
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vistamike
vistamike
Posts: 10945

Read this; http://news.softpedia.com/news.....6470.shtml

Mike

Posted 2 years ago
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EddieA
Posts: 4

Thank You

I had seen the windows defender in the Win8 and set it up or tryed it

Thanks
Again

ED

Posted 2 years ago
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TeddyDowny
TeddyDowny
Posts: 2

Yea, I was using windows defender, but I'm sure Microsoft Security Essencels will be compatible when the W8 goes public.

Posted 2 years ago
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vistamike
vistamike
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MSE runs fine in win 8. It disables WD by default. This is a scan performed yesterday;

Mike

Posted 2 years ago
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EddieA
Posts: 4

I don't think Windows8 is really worth investing big dollars in so far, But if they include all the bells and whistles like windows 7 and it's cheap I may buy it.
I hope they bundle in Windows Security Essentials, I use it on my junk computer and it works good for the price. On most of my other computers I use Nortons, basically because it's easy to use and Cisco keeps having deals on it. 29.99 is a good price and throw in other crap from Nortons like their utility
program.

Posted 2 years ago
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hArLtRoN
hArLtRoN
Posts: 766

I am using avast! 7 Free Edition on my Windows 8 install. It seems to be working just fine! :)

Shawn C.

Posted 2 years ago
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