Microsoft Security Essentials Free Antivirus App Leaves Beta

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  1. als54

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    I've been using it for the past 2 months or so with Vista and now Windows 7. No problems here.
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    looks cool, i'll try it out. i hope its not a resource hog

    edit: just installed in a new VM of windows 7, seems to be pretty decent. i might consider switching
     
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    Nope... I got rid of Symantec Antivirus for this.
     
  5. crontab

    crontab (uid = 0)

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    anyone compare this avast?
     
  6. Chris

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    I tried it on a fresh install of Win 7, but it didnt find anything, so it must suck.
     
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    What were you expecting it to find on a fresh install?
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    :rofl: i did the same thing. i wanted to purposely install some crappy virus laden software to see if it found anything

    but i don't have any
     
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    try to find free screensavers or something
     
  10. BladedThesis

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    Try and scan Decrapifier.
    It's for use on a store-bought PC that has a lot of bloatware, and my past AV have picked it up as a security risk (It isn't, though).
     
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    The very first scan I did with it gave me a BSOD :sad2:
     
  12. Fase

    Fase Your Face, In A Pickle Jar.

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    :rofl:
     
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    Try going on Limewire if you want to give the program a workout ;)
     
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    troll attempt? No way.
     

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