Whats your Antivirus Solution? What do you use?

IceDigger

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With all of the antivirus programs out there what is your favorite?

Do you Choose a different one every year or stick with your favorite?

What AV brands/packages do you despise?

I personally use ESET for all my windows machines and linux machines. Yes they have a linux version. And yes I do resell it too and damn good prices if you need it ;)

I still despise the Norton and McAfee AV from the nightmare days back in the 90s and 2000s when they really messed up your pc.
 

Niner51

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I've been using Norton for at least three years here and no issues. Had a bad experience with Kaspersky so I avoid them. I have used Eset in the past and liked them also.
 

ThreeDee

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Windows Defender in conjunction with a free OpenDNS account is all I've needed for some years now. I'll run scans with other programs on occasion, but never find anything of significance.
 

DWolvin

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Agreed on MS Defender, I have used almost every company at this point, and McAfee /. Symantec at work (above average secure network). At this point, I just run defender and run a manual sweep once in a while (when the family has been on my machine). The MS reps we work with are proactive and communicate well.
 

Terminus

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Windows Defender. Ran Avast for years on my personal machine, but decided to leave it out of my last fresh OS install. So far so good, knock on wood...
 

northrop

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Myself... I just avoid shady websites and spam e-mail :oops:

For many years I've been an ESET NOD32 user, and if my memory serves me right, last spring was when I finally stopped using it for no other reason than just forgetting to renew the license. Been using Windows Defender since.
 

primetime

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I didnt even know people used AV for Linux installs..Been sticking with Defender since my last ESET ran out....No infections then and none now....And its one less item i have to deal with
 

Dan_D

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Windows Defender. Same as a lot of you guys.
 

THUMPer

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At all times possible I delete or disable AV software on my personal machines. Anything else its Windows Defender.
 

lostin3d

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Anyone else notice that Windows Defender updates have changed names recently?

Used to be something to the effect of "Definition update for . . . ." but in the last couple of weeks they've changed to "Security Intelligence Update for . . ."
 
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