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Microsoft security essentials better than avast free?

Last response: in Windows 7
December 13, 2011 9:49:02 PM

should i believe my friend, is he write?
one of my friends told me that m s e is better because avast free attracts viruses and spyware unless you get the paid version. he also said he had lots of trojans that m s e detected but avast didnt, he said he removed avast free and got m s e and it detected them but avast free could not.
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a b $ Windows 7
December 13, 2011 9:58:02 PM

Your friend is full of hot air : )
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December 13, 2011 10:01:46 PM

Personally I've had problems with avast and switched to mse. I have to see if I face any problems in mse. Experiences vary between users... personally one plus for me is mse requires no registration but doesn't really matter since avast's is free... just a small thing.
Avast can't get rid of malware. Don't know if mse can. I had to use malwarebytes to do so.
December 13, 2011 10:02:37 PM

I've heard that AVG Free is best.
a b 8 Security
a b $ Windows 7
December 13, 2011 10:02:49 PM

And than tell me after a year if u have any issues : )

I use paid Kaspersky and free Comodo firewall.

BTW, its mostly the user, that is the weak link, so its your friend that doesn't know how the game is played.