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Old 10-13-09, 08:52 PM   #13
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running it on a couple of PC's. So far no real issues but then again, if it does it's job, I shouldn't have problems so...
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Old 10-24-09, 12:01 AM   #14
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I am pleased with this effort from MS. It runs fast, not hogging system resources.

It has also correctly mis-identified a potential mal ware thread. I downloaded a game Mod that uses a modified DirectX dll to add widescreen support and although it is not a real threat, it did correctly identify the mod as a 'back door' which it is.
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Old 10-24-09, 01:03 AM   #15
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Does this program allow you to scan individual files by right clicking them? That's pretty much the only thing I use antivirus software for other than scanning other people's drives when they bring them to me for repair. I've been using Avira for a while now and its been good, but I am using the security setting hack to get rid of the popups. I'd rather just use something that's a part of windows and is 100% free with no ads.
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Old 10-24-09, 01:08 AM   #16
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Old 10-24-09, 11:58 AM   #17
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Downloaded, only about 4meg, nice and small.
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