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Is Kaspersky Free AV recommended?

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Hi

 

I have Windows 10 Pro on my HP laptop and using Windows defender. I see the Kaspersky AV offering a free version. Should I really use it or will it impact my laptop in anyway?

 

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1 minute ago, Aimi said:

Way better than Windows Defender, for sure.

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I use Kaspersky's free anti-virus on my machine at home. Honestly, it works fine. It does scheduled scans, automatic updates and also block malicious URLs. Honestly, I have no complaints about it.


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I was told that the best free AVs are Panda and Avira. Don't know how true that is however


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14 minutes ago, Bateman1950x said:

Hi

 

I have Windows 10 Pro on my HP laptop and using Windows defender. I see the Kaspersky AV offering a free version. Should I really use it or will it impact my laptop in anyway?

 

regards,

What about clamWin, its opensource and free.

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I tried many free AV like Avast, Avira, Kaspersky, AVG and even Panda, all have their own issues but I find that Avast is decent


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2 minutes ago, GeneXiS_X said:

I tried many free AV like Avast, Avira, Kaspersky, AVG and even Panda, all have their own issues but I find that Avast is decent

avast=avg

 

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i think windows defender is ok, no need for more.

just be a bit careful and you will be just fine.


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Just now, Constantin said:

i think windows defender is ok, no need for more.

just be a bit careful and you will be just fine.

defender/avast (on silent)/avg (on silent)

malwarebytes

common sense

 

best security for free imo


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Laptop : Acer TravelMate 8573t

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