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What to use instead of Malwarebytes?


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#1 pkoryn

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Posted 13 April 2017 - 01:31 PM

I've been a faithful user of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for many years and purchased their lifetime protection a long time ago.  I have tried updating to their newest version but had so many problems (along with a lot of other folks) that I reverted back to version 2.2.1.1043. I've read that they may stop supporting this version in June so I'm beginning to wonder if I shouldn't be trying to find something else to take its place?  I running Windows 7 and using MSE as my anti-virus and it has always "played" nicely with Malwarebytes so I'd like to find something that would be compatible also.  Is there such an animal? I keep reading the Malwarebytes Forum hoping that they will FINALLY get a version that works but it seems like that's not happening.  I'd appreciate any suggestions you can offer.



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Posted 13 April 2017 - 01:54 PM

I've had good results with Emsisoft. Why not give them a full 30 day trial: https://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/

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Posted 13 April 2017 - 04:42 PM

Same here with regards to Emsisoft on my Windows 7 machines.

Despite it's name, Emsisoft Anti-Malware is an antivirus platform that includes anti-malware protection. Emsisoft uses two scanning engines, combining its technology with Bitdefender Anti-Virus and three security levels (or layers) of protection to prevent the installation of malware and stop malicious processes before they can infect your computer.See my comments at the bottom of Supplementing your Anti-Virus Program with Anti-Malware Tools as to why I recommend Emsisoft Anti-Malware.

Emsisoft paid customers get 25% off after the initial purchase and then 5% off for each year afterwards, up to a maximum of 60%.
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