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I need a free Antivirus that won't slow my computer down

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1 year ago#1
Ever since I uninstalled MSE (dumb idea) and tried out various other free AV programs, programs aren't operating quite as fast anymore.

First I tried Bitdefender. Wow this program has great reviews, but it's a piece of ****. If you load up a game it has to scan the game files while it loads, and it TRIPLED my initial load time for Civ V. I uninstalled it immediately.

Now I'm using Avira, and this thing seems like it slows down my internet browsing.

I need a better option, something like MSE that was behind the scenes but worked good. Maybe I'll just go back to MSE?
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1 year ago#2
Go back to MSE and just use Malware Bytes every once in a while.
1 year ago#3
Try installing the free version of Immunet cloud antivirus - http://www.immunet.com/free/index.html. It does not slows down the PC because the virus definitions aren't stored on the system.
1 year ago#4
I use avast and it's very low on resources, it doesn't slow down my system even while scanning.
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1 year ago#5
360 Internet Security
1 year ago#6
Panda Cloud Antivirus.
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1 year ago#7
I had Norton but cancelled the subscription and used MSE. Uninstalled MSE and now I use avast! and Malwarebytes. Hasn't given me a problem since and work with my computer great.
1 year ago#8
Use MSE and if you use chrome install adblock.
1 year ago#9
Bitdefender is pretty low on resources and actually stops malware unlike MSE.
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