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Should I use this or Microsoft Essentials?

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asked by (120 points) about SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition
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Should I use this or Microsoft Essentials?

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answered by (14.7k points)

This program is just an antispyware and hence it does not offer complete protection.
hence I would consider Windows security essential a best one.

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answered by (180 points)

No, you must opt for a full antivirus program that offers enhanced protection against all forms of viruses and malware. Some of the preferred ones are given below:

AVG: http://free.avg.com/us-en/homepage
Immunet: http://www.immunet.com/free/index.html
Malwarebytes: https://www.malwarebytes.org/
Kaspersky: http://usa.kaspersky.com/

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answered by (309k points)

Although Microsoft Security Essentials is focused on anti-malware, it also has an antivirus module that can detect infected files. The above software is focused only on anti-malware so it's possible you might get infected from something else. I would advise staying with the Microsoft Security Essentials or download a full package (antivirus version) using the database of Software Informer.

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