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Working Antivirus for Win8


vrosa

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Avast is not working here on build 7989 :( (but works on 7955)
 
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#22

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#23
will microsoft security essentials work with windows 8 beta
 

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Just installed MSE for the 32bit DevPreview version running under Vbox...seems OK to me.


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MSE 64bit seems to work for a clean install,no problems so far.
 

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Talemir

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Has anyone tried to install Constant Guard from comcast? It tells me "Browser cookies are disabled" but they aren't when I try to download it.
Or
Does anyone know of a good free Antivirus in case I can't find a way around this?
 

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synaptix

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#28
MSE installs and works flawlessly on x64 DP Build 8102, even better than it does on Windows 7.

Comodo Anti-Virus does not work on x64 DP B8102. Compatibility issues with error "This product is not targeted for this platform" produced. Attempted to force Windows 7 compatibility mode, but the same error comes up.
 
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#29
Malwarebytes

Just ran Malwarebytes in the preview. It picked up a registry hijack. The question is whether this is a false positive or not.
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#30
Just scanned for this with MBAM, and looked in the location. I don't have it.

But I'm running the 64-bit dev tools version.

Are you running the 32 bit version? When I was running it , I remember seeing a reference to 16-bit in the Control Panel.

ntvdm.exe is MS Virtual DOS machine....

Virtual DOS machine

Think it's related to that. Win 8 also does thing a little differently, so I don't think most of these AV's know what's what, or what to do yet. False Positives..


Best bet in the meantime would be to use the built in Enhanced Win Defender .
 

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kado897

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Thank's Airbot that was my thought also. I'm running 32bit in VBox. Win defender installs by default now and is auto updated.
 

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synaptix

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My favorite, Avast, wouldn't run either so went with MSE (on 64 bit system). Seems ok so far.
Yes, it seems MSE is the only working and installable AV I've tried so far on DP #8102. All the others included previously in the first here in the thread failed to install or run due to compatibility even when set to Windows 7.
 

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mikedl

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Why would anyone even install MSE when it's built into Win 8 DP 8102?
 

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If it is built in, where is it hidden?
Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui ...exe, or something like that.

Check it out. It's there. Looks just like MSE.

I'm on Win 7 right now watching the football (American football) game so I cannot tell you exactly but the above should be close enough.

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mikedl

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#35
Ah, back in, Windows 8. Defender from "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe":

Defender-MSE.JPG


With Win 8, you don't really need another AV ... at the moment.

Still, try 'em out. Just be sure you disable Defender when you do (if you can find out how):

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MSE will download and install correctly.
 

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