Solved Antivirus help for windows8??

May 13, 2013 at 01:37:39
Specs: Windows 8
can anyone please recommend me the best antivirus for my windows 8?? i am having alot of trouble with my windows firewall.

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#1
May 13, 2013 at 02:13:01
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Hold on, you want us to recommend an Antivirus because you are having issues with a firewall?

Antivirus and Firewalls are two different things. I have been using AVG Antivirus and ZoneAlarm firewall for years and am very happy with this combination. However Avast is also a very popular AV.

Windows firewall is very basic so i would recommend that you install something like ZoneAlarm.


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#2
May 13, 2013 at 02:22:33
Windows 8's own Internet Security Suite is the best for Windows 8, it's part of it infact you can't get rid of it, tho you can add another one aswell but thats pointless, so you don't need another one.

and the firewall is perfectly fine, especially if you couple it with a router

If you having a firewall issue disable your own AV and just stick with the Microsoft one. Either way you wont know whats attacking you 100% and viruses are updated so frequently even the best of the best Virus Scanner can only go by what others have provided to them so you aren't safe anyway


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#3
May 13, 2013 at 09:23:59
Windows Defender antivirus is included in Windows 8, however many OEMs disable it so that they can include trial versions of McAfee, Norton, etc. They get a kickback for doing so.

"OEMs make beaucoup bucks by installing those trial versions of McAfee, Norton and other security suites you'll find bundled on boxed PCs. Windows Defender's default installation threatens that gravy train."

How to activate Windows Defender in Windows 8


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#4
June 6, 2013 at 22:38:31
zonealarm if you want a firewall. And add MSE for antivirus and malwarebyte for extra.

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#5
June 13, 2013 at 23:19:22
I suggest just getting bitdefender tho. Get more reviews here at http://www.hopreviews.com/reviews/bitdefender-total-security-2013/

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