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#1 leeannw

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 11:22 AM

Will I be safe to run a malware program with my AVG antivirus at the same time?


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 11:32 AM

Welcome,

So long as yoou have only one active scanner running all should be well. Two active scanners tend to get in each others way.

Keep us posted


Stay well and surf safe [stay protected]

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 12:13 PM

Is installing the malware actually going to help protect me or does my antivirus have everything i need?thank you



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Posted 31 March 2014 - 12:25 PM

Malware comes in so many forms that multiple tools are needed to maximize your computer protection.

A good malware scanner will work in conjuction with your anti-virus.

What antimalware programs do you have installed/thinking about installing?

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 12:38 PM

In today's computing environment it is impossible for any one security product to protect you 100% of the time from 100% of the threats that are being released by the thousands daily.

Keeping your security product up to date along with your security product helps. another requirement is a fully engaged chair / keyboard interface.


Stay well and surf safe [stay protected]

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 12:50 PM

thank you all for your much needed help.I am not computer savvy and everything i've learned has been with lots of help from you,the pros.thank you



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Posted 31 March 2014 - 01:14 PM

You may want to read this topic: Supplementing your Anti-Virus Program with Anti-Malware Tools
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