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Vista doesn't like Avast?

By learninmypc
Jul 21, 2015
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  1. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,336   +622

    HUH? Be specific.
    Personally, I disable the File System Shield:
    • heavy resource usage
    • major performance impact
    I use Avast for its proactive features (email & link scanning) to keep the bad guys out.
    I do manually scan every download prior to using or installing. That should cover 99.99% of the risk and I can use the GROSS assumption that "once it's good, it should stay that way" (told you it was gross)
    Just my $0.02
     
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,603   +335

    Thanks. :)
     
  3. sadman3

    sadman3 TS Enthusiast Posts: 126

    It's not compatible. You better use Avira or other AV's.
     
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,603   +335

    Thanks, but I'm using another AV on it which I don't recall right now, probably Windows Defender.
     

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