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driver irql not less or equal netio.sys error in windows 8

  1. #11


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    Windows 8


    ok i uninstalled QH.. now one thing i wanna know does windows defender protect against viruses ??
    is windows defender good for me as i use internet 24 hours...

    is window defender helps to scan viruses of external drives like pen drive or external HDD.


    Thanks.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 1,883
    7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1


    From what I gather in the limited reading I've done on it, it has a lower detection rate than lots of others.

    I would trust in it however, but also with a weekly scan with Malwarebytes, other good security practices like long passwords, having a secure router and general advice I laid down in this post:

    Security test results

    If you want a good, free 3rd party firewall and you have a decent cpu/ram, then ZoneAlarm free might be good for you. It can be set and forget it so it doesn't ever bother you for anything, once you have all your programs configured in it.

    It's one of the better software firewalls going. It doesn't just close ports, but rather it filters them to give no response (unless you are purposely serving on a certain port.) That's good protection against hackers that scan blocks of ips for vulnerabilities, but your router is still your first defense, if you have one.

    And any malware can report out of the machine without you letting it.
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  3. #13


    Agra
    Posts : 1
    Windows 8


    munzir, I read one of your earlier posts, and have something to say. I got a PC having Quick Heal Total Security 2014, and I am having the EXACT problem you are having. It seems to me(I am just guessing) that this year's software has some wrong driver files, and they keep making problems. I had originally bought the 2012 version, which came in the CD, and it shows no problems. Ever since I downloaded the 2014 software upgrade from the quickheal website, this problems keeps appearing. If you can get the quickheal guys to give you a downgraded version of their software(it may not be possible) it may fix your problem. It fixed mine.
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  4. #14


    Posts : 1
    windows 8


    whats this driver irql not less or equal netio.sys error in windows 8 error???

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