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#1 sharpie

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 09:41 AM

Hello-

Does anyone know the best free anti virus/malware/firewall protection I could download for windows 8?

 



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Posted 11 May 2013 - 10:03 AM

Windows 8 have already integrated Windows Defender(MSE), and I think that is really good protection for average user...

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 10:34 AM

Have a look at Comodo Internet Security, it does not rely on antivirus signatures alone but will sandbox anything not recognised as safe. If you were to choose that you would need to disable Defender as there could be a conflict.


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Posted 11 May 2013 - 05:48 PM

You ask a common question for which you will receive varying opinions and recommendations. There is no universal "one size fits all" solution that works for everyone and there is no best anti-virus. Please see Choosing an Anti-Virus Program.

After reading that, scroll down and read Supplementing your Anti-Virus Program with Anti-Malware Tools.
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