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New computer seeking protection recommendations

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#1 divchief07


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Posted 28 November 2013 - 10:34 AM

My wife has just purchased a new HP Envy (i5, 1TB drive, 12gb RAM, Windows 8) and I am requesting recommendations for protection software and any setup recommendations.


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#2 Brandon Young

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 10:39 AM

I recommend Avast! Free Anti-virus. You can get the pro version If you want. Also I recommend Pro Version of Norton.

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 12:03 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 single no best anti-virus. Please see:
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