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Firefox browser and antivirus


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#1 streim

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Posted 11 November 2016 - 04:30 PM

I've used Avast IS for years.  My irritation with them is given me more migraines than the all the campaign ads combined. :lmao:  

My Avast IS only has 23 days left  and I am NOT going to be forced into staying with them.

I am looking for a good anti virus protection package that will work well with Firefox.  Could someone give me some suggestions.  I refuse to use Chrome Browser on my PC!!

Thanks in advance for some help. :wink:


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Posted 11 November 2016 - 04:41 PM

I generally recommend ESET NOD32 Anti-Virus or Emsisoft Anti-Malware if choosing a paid for program as they leave a small footprint...meaning they are not intrusive and do not utilize a lot of system resources which slow down performance. Kaspersky Anti-virus is also a good choice for the same reason. If you don't want to pay, then I would recommend either Sophos Home Free Antivirus or Bitdefender Anti-virus Free Edition if you prefer not to use Windows 8/10 Defender.

See my comments at the bottom of Supplementing your Anti-Virus Program with Anti-Malware Tools as to why I recommend Emsisoft Anti-Malware.

All of the above should work fine with Firefox.
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