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MCafee vs Windows Defender?

  1. #11


    India
    Posts : 1,536
    Win 8.1 Update x64


    McAfee was a PITA. uninstalled it, disabled defender. Only KIS 2014 , works smoothly and no hog.
    Weekly checks with free MBAM too.

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  2. #12


    If you don't already use it, add Malwarebytes to your list of defense programs. The free version will work fine. Run regular scans with it. Remember, there is no AV out there that gets everything 100% of the time.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 43
    Windows 10 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Borg 386 View Post
    If you don't already use it, add Malwarebytes to your list of defense programs. The free version will work fine. Run regular scans with it. Remember, there is no AV out there that gets everything 100% of the time.

    I concur with this... I switched from McAfee about 1 1/2 years ago, and haven't looked back. WD supplemented with Malwarebytes has kept all of my computers clean and in great working condition. And the price is right!
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  4. #14


    denmark
    Posts : 76
    windows 8.1


    i totally agree
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  5. #15


    denmark
    Posts : 76
    windows 8.1

    mcafee


    hello i have used McAfee for many years now and i have not had any problems
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