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September 28, 2012 8:54:24 PM

so i have a gaming rig and was wondering if i should get a virous scaner bc windows is telling me that i should.

ive hear that it makes boot times slower.
should i have the virous scanner on my ssd or hdd?
is it unlikly to get a virus?
what programs do you like?

sudjestions/coments?

Thanks!!

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September 28, 2012 9:19:54 PM

If you don't mind a virus ridden system that crashes every other second then go ahead and run without protection. On the other hand if you prefer a smooth running system then you need to have a good anti-virus/malware suite. As the free ones go I recommend (in no particular order) AVG, Microsoft Security Essentials, & Avira. Suppliment with Malwarebytes and you'll keep your machine nice and clean.
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a b 8 Security
September 30, 2012 1:19:11 AM

Microsoft Security Essentials
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September 30, 2012 1:29:54 AM

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a b 8 Security
September 30, 2012 1:36:11 AM

Malwarebytes < use the free non trial version of this also!
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October 10, 2012 1:13:22 AM

Best answer selected by awesomedude911.
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