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Solved Is other Anti-Virus software more efficient than WinDefender

Acer Aspire 5738-6969 core 2 duo t6600 2...
May 6, 2019 at 21:09:55
Specs: Windows 10, 4 gb
I have Windows 10 Home OS on my laptop. Windows Security/Defender is a part of it. Technically, is this Equally or MORE Efficient than Norton, McAfee, etc. Anti-Virus software?

If Yes! In what ways? Please explain.

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May 6, 2019 at 21:29:31
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Norton and McAfee are system hogs. Windows Defender s recommended over them by many here.
I prefer Webroot Secure Anywhere, it is good and it is light on system resources and as important is that it does not bug you. It just does its job without pop ups, downloads that tie up your internet, and reminders. You almost forget it is there until you click on a really bad link and you get its page on your browser telling you it is a really bad idea to go there (only seen that page twice in many years).
Because no protection is 100%, 100% of the time, I keep Malwarebytes Free Version (manual scans only) in case I suspect something is around.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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May 7, 2019 at 09:58:21
I used Bitdefender Free for quite some time but recently switched to Kaspersky Free. Both are highly rated. Like Fingers, I have Malwarebytes Free & occasionally run manual scans. Adwcleaner is another product (recently acquired by Malwarebytes) that's highly recommended.

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