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Free Anti Virus for Windows 8.1 Pro Preview Please

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    Free Anti Virus for Windows 8.1 Pro Preview Please


    HI,

    I have just installed Windows 8.1 Pro preview and wondered if anyone knows of a free Anti Virus program i can use in the meantime while i wait for the proper Windows 8.1 to be released as my Mcafee is not working yet for it and nor is AVG.

    Thank You kindly

    Andrew

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    Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1 Preview


    Hello,

    I have done a test install of Baidu after a previous recommendation from another forum member. It seemed to work well on my 8.1 test rig for the duration of my test with no compatibility issues. Good luck.

    Baidu Antivirus - A Good Light Weight One
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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by andrewandy View Post
    HI,

    I have just installed Windows 8.1 Pro preview and wondered if anyone knows of a free Anti Virus program i can use in the meantime while i wait for the proper Windows 8.1 to be released as my Mcafee is not working yet for it and nor is AVG.

    Thank You kindly

    Andrew
    win8 come with Windows Defender installed and running as default ,and i have been using it since last August with out any issues ,it also comes win8.1 no issues there yet either
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    windows 8 Release Preview


    Thank you for a quick reply. I shall give it a go tomorrow
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