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Using multiple malware apps on the same PC?

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#1 technickel


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Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:43 PM

Win7/64bit/IE8/McAfee Anti-virus Plus

I installed and ran Malware Bytes. It seemed to play nice with McAfee, a pleasant surprise. Are there any other malware/adware apps I can run with McAfee installed? How about Spybot? Would it be enough to disable McAfee so I can run another malware app?

Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 09:01 PM

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You can run as many other scanners as you want as long as they're on demand scanners (not running in real time).

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