Wanting virus protector advice

not trying to be political just playing it safe. removed Kaspersky and installed avira for now may go back to Norton’s

Honestly, unless you often visit super dodgy websites, the built-in Windows Defender antivirus/firewall is perfectly fine.

Another anti virus solution is not really going to add all that much, and will almost certainly have a performance impact.

It’s not 10 years ago anymore, where the Windows solution was garbage :slight_smile: It now actually outperforms most commercial solutions.



I use;

for cookies but if pay it does more.

I agree with Daelvil. Defender is free and works good enough for basics. For an add on the best out there right now is PCMatic. Using a white list foundation will always beat a black list as updates won’t be a problem. If something is not updated yet on a white list you just can’t get it. You don’t want the newest thing slipping in because a black list is not updated and it changes so fast these days. Malwarebytes is still a good product too I think.

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