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    Hi Loungers, what do you think ?

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    I think that you have both Windows Defender and avast! AV turned on.
    Does you computer speed up when you turn one of them off?
    Do you "Believe"? Do you vote? Please Read:
    LEARN something today so you can TEACH something tomorrow.
    DETAIL in your question promotes DETAIL in my answer.
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    Windows Defender and Avast used to have different purposes. Defender was anti-spyware and Avast was anti-virus. If Avast now incorporates anti-spyware then you should most likely disable the real time part of Defender. You can still use it as an "on demand" tool or to run periodic scans as another layer of defense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RussB View Post
    I think that you have both Windows Defender and avast! AV turned on.
    Does you computer speed up when you turn one of them off?
    Unknown, if it does it will be only in milliseconds. Avast support says I can safely disable W Def.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeP View Post
    Windows Defender and Avast used to have different purposes. Defender was anti-spyware and Avast was anti-virus. If Avast now incorporates anti-spyware then you should most likely disable the real time part of Defender. You can still use it as an "on demand" tool or to run periodic scans as another layer of defense.

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    Joe, no notification of your reply. Maybe your a jinks. [attachment=90499:AngelPray.gif] Only joking.
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    We at our "computer club" use free version of Avast AND Malwarebytes. They co-exist very nicely and effectively. If you do use Malwarebytes ALWAYS update first before scanning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Monroe View Post
    We at our "computer club" use free version of Avast AND Malwarebytes. They co-exist very nicely and effectively. If you do use Malwarebytes ALWAYS update first before scanning.
    MBAM is banned from my PC, the free version removed items resulting in needing a re install. Paid version on a friends PC blocked too many internet connections.
    In my 4 years using a PC, I've only had 1 virus and that was not long after starting.
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    i use avast free, malwareantibytes pro no problems, also windows defender
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    NAM VET

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark gilbert View Post
    i use avast free, malwareantibytes pro no problems, also windows defender
    mark, how fast does your PC start up ? Here's mine.

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    i never timed it but very fast hard to fault it as its on in a jiffy
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    Quote Originally Posted by mark gilbert View Post
    i never timed it but very fast hard to fault it as its on in a jiffy
    mark, this reading is for my desktop. How about posting your readings ?

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    where do i find that?
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    From start menu search, type >event viewer>applications and services>microsoft>windows, then scroll down to diagnostics performance>operational. 100 is for boot, 200 is for shut down
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