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Splinter the boss
12-29-2016, 06:05 PM
Which antivirus you think is best out there? Which one would you recommend? I really had never considered one since I have never encountered one that is damaging enough to worry me. However I have been strongly urged to get one, and I don't quite know which one to download since there are many fake ones. I tried Norton security suite recommended by Xfinity, but it seemed that it affected Netflix, the video was ahead of the audio, so I got rid of it. So help me, thanks in advance.

Powder
12-29-2016, 06:16 PM
Malwarebytes is a reputable free one, but some quality paid joints I would recommend are Webroot & Trend Micro.

Splinter the boss
12-29-2016, 06:20 PM
I have it on my computer, I think it came with it but it doesn't do anything no matter what I try, thanks though.

Autbot_Benz
12-29-2016, 06:22 PM
I use Avast its pretty good

Splinter the boss
12-29-2016, 06:25 PM
Is it free?

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy
12-29-2016, 06:26 PM
Avast and Malwarebytes are free. As is Spybot Search and Destroy.

Go for it, mate. Arm thyself.

EDITED: Oh, I forgot; Windows Endpoint or whatever it is called is free from Microsoft, but I'd go with Avast over it.

Splinter the boss
12-29-2016, 06:31 PM
Windows defender? I have it now but i want to use a reputable one and use defender as a second tool to make sure everything is ok. How about the spybot one, do you use it? How good is it?

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy
12-29-2016, 08:40 PM
Windows defender? I have it now but i want to use a reputable one and use defender as a second tool to make sure everything is ok. How about the spybot one, do you use it? How good is it?

Spybot is a little less user-friendly than others. You gotta know what you're doing to use it.

MsMarvelDuckie
12-29-2016, 09:11 PM
Defender is pretty good in my experience. Never had any problems with it.

Candy Kappa
12-30-2016, 03:32 AM
I used to use the free version of AVG, but now I'm just using Microsoft Security Essentials.

Splinter the boss
12-30-2016, 06:18 AM
in my description of the thread, I mentioned the issue I encountered with Netflix by using Norton security suite, do all antivirus affect certain parts of the computer? Because I am experiencing the same thing with avast to a smaller extent.

Prowler
12-30-2016, 09:38 AM
in my description of the thread, I mentioned the issue I encountered with Netflix by using Norton security suite, do all antivirus affect certain parts of the computer? Because I am experiencing the same thing with avast to a smaller extent.
Norton is garbage. I also didn't like my experience with McAfee.

Nowadays there's some good free antiviruses out there. I know plenty of people who just use Avast, MSE and/or Malwarebytes and never get any viruses. Even if they browse all of the popular porn websites.

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy
12-30-2016, 10:13 AM
in my description of the thread, I mentioned the issue I encountered with Netflix by using Norton security suite, do all antivirus affect certain parts of the computer? Because I am experiencing the same thing with avast to a smaller extent.

Are you running other programs simultaneously with Netflix?
Is your media player (Flash or whatever) up-to-date?

Splinter the boss
12-31-2016, 01:13 PM
Are you running other programs simultaneously with Netflix?
Is your media player (Flash or whatever) up-to-date?
I actually was running Norton while watching Netflix, then it continued as described even after use.
Now, yes but at the time that I had Norton, no.