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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I could be mistaken, but on my machines, Microsoft Security Essentials provides a firewall and some mal-ware detection, but it is not a replacement for an antivirus program.

McAfee, Symantec, and AVG all run fine with Micrsoft Security Essentials.


18 posted on 06/14/2011 7:08:42 PM PDT by EasySt (2012... Sometimes you have to flush twice.)
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To: EasySt

I have used AVG and Avast. I like Avast a little better. I will try it. I am pretty sure you can’t do it. I got error messages when I tried.


19 posted on 06/14/2011 7:10:47 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Sarah Palin really was unelectable, state-run media would be begging the GOP to nominate her.)
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To: EasySt
Microsoft Security Essentials provides a firewall and some mal-ware detection, but it is not a replacement for an antivirus program.

Say what? I've been hearing for some time now, that Microsoft Security Essentials is a full virus/malware protection tool.

I've been using it for months with no infections showing up.

39 posted on 06/14/2011 9:55:13 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: EasySt

Yep, I always have two AV programs running. For the past couple of years they are Norton and Webroot Spy Sweeper with AV. Plus, I regularly use Webroot’s Window Washer. This antique keeps humming along just fine.


44 posted on 06/14/2011 10:03:59 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: EasySt

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I could be mistaken, but on my machines, Microsoft Security Essentials provides a firewall and some mal-ware detection, but it is not a replacement for an antivirus program.

McAfee, Symantec, and AVG all run fine with Micrsoft Security Essentials.

Your mistaken MS security essentials is in fact a very good antivirus program and can not be run with another AV program.

The original poster however, in my opinion probably has a prexisting infection.


50 posted on 06/15/2011 9:47:42 AM PDT by waynesa98
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