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Old 31-03-2016, 09:31 PM   #1
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Question [COMMENTARY] Is paying for antivirus a waste of money?

Is paying for antivirus a waste of money?

Commentary: It's been a long time since anti-malware suites have found anything on my computers. Maybe the Windows Defender that comes with Windows 10 is good enough?

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Old 05-04-2016, 08:02 PM   #2
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Personally I never paid for an antivirus, so I am not sure.

However the free antivirus are doing their job well so I am sticking with it.
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Old 11-07-2016, 01:10 PM   #3
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For a personal computer/laptop, a free one should suffice.
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Old 06-11-2016, 10:10 PM   #4
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Free always, good enough
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Old 11-01-2017, 05:58 PM   #5
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When you leave the house, is closing the door & grille enough for securing your home?

Some people say SG very safe, just close door can already.
Others buy Yale locks, others buy digital locks with fingerprint/RFID access.

Same with paying for Antivirus. You buy peace of mind. Key thing is to buy the RIGHT product.
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Old Today, 09:49 AM   #6
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Windows defender is enough as long as you don't download suspicious files. Make sure to install adblock(I recommend Ublock origin). Use virustotal.com to scan for files that you download.
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