Windows Security vs. McAfee

Dell Inspiron 1570
June 3, 2010 at 19:45:17
Specs: Windows 7, U7300
My McAfee subscription is current. It says that my computer is protected, but Windows Security says I have 20 viruses found in My Documents, Shared Documents, and Hard Drive. It also says that Windows Security is affected by virus. Is suggests downloading "DistAV_2013_b8.exe" from "" - what is that? Is it safe? It's also suggested downloading or running "jucheck.exe." What should I do? Do I trust McAfee when it says everything is OK or Microsoft Security?

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June 3, 2010 at 21:40:06
I would suggest to unload McAfee using MCPR.exe and then installing avast free which IMO is far superior to either of the above.

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June 4, 2010 at 01:59:32
By Windows Security - do you mean Microsoft Security Essentials and Defender or something else. Note: nowadays their a lot of fake anti-viruses that can be called and look like standard windows applications.

Maybe thats why it says Windows Security is infected.

I'm using Microsoft Security Essentials on one of my PCs - it works very reliably. Several times it saved my PC.

I personally do not like Mcafee, Norton etc etc. All this heavy antiviruses doesn't seem to provide "heavy" protection. Even Avast seems to be better...

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