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Topic # 112945 28-Dec-2012 21:03 Send private message

can anyone tell me, is it worth running both? i know from what i have found, even the paid kerpaskey never seems to find maleware that malwarebytes finds- ?

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  Reply # 741248 7-Jan-2013 19:33 Send private message

It is almost never a good idea to run two av at the same time. Performance hit is usually horrific. In some cases lockups and freezes etc. Pick one good one.

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  Reply # 741263 7-Jan-2013 19:55 Send private message

In my experience no one program adequate protection from both viruses and malware.

It is also true that permanently running both in the background with have a unacceptably large performance overhead.

So I leave kaspersky running in the background and just run Malware antibytes on demand.

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  Reply # 741979 8-Jan-2013 22:38 Send private message

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I just run malware bytes every couple of weeks

bigal_nz: In my experience no one program adequate protection from both viruses and malware.

It is also true that permanently running both in the background with have a unacceptably large performance overhead.

So I leave kaspersky running in the background and just run Malware antibytes on demand.

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