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Free antivirus plus firewall.


tonyq

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Hi all, 12 months ago I bought a new PC (Windows 7 64bit)which Included free Bullguard security for 12months which by the way as been fine,which I think is about £44 for the next year. I am now looking for a free security and was thinking of Avast which I have used in the past or maybe Microsoft Security Essentials.Is the Windows 7 firewall good enough to use? your thoughts please.

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onthelimit1

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I've been running MSE, windows firewall (plus the router built-in firewall) for years with no probs. If you search, there are loads of threads on this already.

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buteman

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Hi.Windows firewall should be Ok and either choice of Anti-Virus would be good enough.I would still pay for an anti-malware program that gives you full time protection.

Malwarebytes pro is about the cheapest and is a one off payment.Make sure you download the proper removal tool for Bullguard if there is one.

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SB23

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I'm using Avast and Zonealarm as my firewall, but if your interested Zonealarm is now offering their own combined Antivirus/Firewall for free. Don't know much about it, but I keep getting ZA popups telling me.

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