Opinions on Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software

Cwipat

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Just built my first PC and I was prompted by my MoBo Driver disc to install free 60 day trial of Norton. I've had bad experiences with Norton and the never ending pop-up telling me to renew.

What are your guy's thoughts on software? paid and free
 

daniel_blacke

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The best anti-virus and anti-malware is you not clicking/going where you shouldn't. After that, I like what's light, non-invasive and relatively cheap. I use webroot secureanywhere this year(meh) along with MalwarebytesPRO, Spybot free, SpywareBlaster and Hitman Pro as a back-up cleaner.

I forgot about BitDefender..lol

Whatever you so, don't get PCMatic... I hear it's awful.
 

PCBuilderProbs

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if you need something a bit "heavy" check out Comodo software. Their Internet Security package features a pretty dank antivirus and firewall, all completely free.
 

Cwipat

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Of course I understand that you shouldn't go to certain sites or open certain emails, but I just feel better with a safety net. If I'm running an SSD and an HDD my OS is on my SSD, that's where I would download the drivers right? What about anti-virus software? SSD or HDD?
 
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