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McAfee LiveSafe ?

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    Windows 8.1.1

    McAfee LiveSafe ?


    Hey all, I was wondering what you all think of the McAfee LiveSafe suite... I have like 10 computers, so the $79.99/year fee for unlimited licenses is really appealing. I am currently on Norton 360 and it's expensive to renew, but I like it. Have been test-driving a few and I came across this one whilst in Best Buy since it is preinstalled on all new HP laptops. (one of which I want to get) Has McAfee stepped up their game since the lowly 2006 days? (Like Norton has?) Or should I just not bother?

    Thanks
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    W10 Pro X64


    In my opinion, no McAfee has not stepped up their game. I would use MSE (W7 system) (Windows Defender on W8) and Malware Bytesfree version. Just my opinion, I am not a security expert, but have seen lot's of issues with McAffe.
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    Windows 8.1.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    In my opinion, no McAfee has not stepped up their game. I would use MSE (W7 system) (Windows Defender on W8) and Malware Bytesfree version. Just my opinion, I am not a security expert, but have seen lot's of issues with McAffe.
    Yeah I was a bit skeptical of it, but the unlimited license thing really got me. I think i'll stick with ESET NOD32...
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