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Who knew that reinstalling your antivirus software can make your computer three times as fast!? :O

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Karlijn, Dec 23, 2017.

  1. Karlijn

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    Well, maybe not three times, but a lot faster.
    Holy Moly :omg:
     
  2. skrinkle

    skrinkle Cat Mom

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    I tried that and it didn’t help at all lol
     
  3. Karlijn

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    Well, it did on mine. You can always completely reinstall everything, but that sucks big time.
     
  4. Mak1442

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    Wow, it did a good job.
     
  5. mcpon14

    mcpon14 Bleeds Nexopia

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    I did a recovery disc thing to make my computer faster and it worked. :)
     
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    mcpon14 Bleeds Nexopia

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    I don't know why McAfee antivirus keeps asking me if I want to buy it when I already have Windows Defender, lol. :)
     
  7. Karlijn

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    I’ve got bitdefender, on my dad’s company license
     
  8. tool

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    McAfee is a spamware bundled with many free applications. Make sure you uncheck it everytime you update your Adobe Flash.
     
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  9. Karlijn

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    And uninstall it if you’ve already got it
     
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    Yeah.
    I read good things about Bitdefender.
     
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    @Gandu

    What's your antivirus?
     
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    A 3 foot long samurai sword and a dry wit. :P
     
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  14. Karlijn

    Karlijn Wrecky’s Number 1 Pic Mod

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    Never give up on antivirus protection! I have bitdefender on my laptop. Works quite well
     
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    That doesn’t scan or cleanup your computer. Just chrome.
     
  16. Squire72

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    I like Malwarebytes, does AV now too

    McAfee and Norton are both worse than getting a Virus

    Trend Micro makes a decent product.

    Windows 10 the built in AV is decent - not the best, but better than most

    AVG Free is okay as well

    Trend, AVG and Windows Defender have the advantage of not slowing down your computer
     
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    Chrome is a piece of shit that should never be used by anyone, ever.

    Google makes software so they can datamine users to sell for profit - their customers are corporations, their product is people who use their software.
     
  18. Karlijn

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    “While this particular tool is not geared towards all malware, but rather browser affecting malware, it does add extra security to the computer. At the same time, there has been concern regarding the periodic scans by this tool because it executes without the user's knowledge, can use up a lot of CPU, and performs potential tracking of installed software and other information from the computer.”

    No thanks
     
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    anti what?
     
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    Antivirus
     

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