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So I want someone to tell me the best antivirus for a PC.
My two top picks are Bitdefender and Kaspersky.

Two things I've been mainly looking for..
1. Allowing files - I'll use Bitdefender and stock Windows firewall as an example.
Every time I download a file that I know is safe but they detect 1 little thing - Bitdefender quarantines it and you got to go through multiple things to allow the file which is annoying.

Stock Windows firewall just straight up deletes it for me and doesn't give me a chance to allow it (no matter how much I try) which I hate and I have tried so hard to completely disable any Stock firewall/defender on Win 10 but it STILL seems to work. (turned it off on policies etc)

I want one that just comes up and asks.. allow, delete, quarantine.. what one does that?

2. Drinking my CPU.. some of these actually drink your CPU power (bitdefender in its older versions) what is one that is lightweight but still very effective.

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Can you name any?

Thanks !
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I suppose its more personal preference, i use Malwarebytes as i got a cheap key and it works fine for me, Using it solely with Windows defender/security completely disabled
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BerzerkHDD wrote I suppose its more personal preference, i use Malwarebytes as i got a cheap key and it works fine for me, Using it solely with Windows defender/security completely disabled


Second this, Malwarebytes is cheap and cheerful.
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BerzerkHDD wrote I suppose its more personal preference, i use Malwarebytes as i got a cheap key and it works fine for me, Using it solely with Windows defender/security completely disabled


With malwarebytes whats the process of allowing a file?
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LSX wrote
BerzerkHDD wrote I suppose its more personal preference, i use Malwarebytes as i got a cheap key and it works fine for me, Using it solely with Windows defender/security completely disabled


With malwarebytes whats the process of allowing a file?


Are you talking about excluding files from scans and detection? You can exclude files or folders. I also recommend Malwarebytes or Hitman Pro
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The best is Bitdefender by far, I have had this for over 4 years and had nothing happen to my PC and has a good UI.
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At this point windows defender is more than enough. If you really need an AV you should probably gate your activities a little more closely. If you absolutely need one, in it's current state bitdefender is alright.
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I personally used TotalAV. Price tag was decent, UI looks good, pretty decent all around not much I can say that's bad about it. There's other options for those who want to go with free software though.

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Personally, I just use common sense (the best AV) and the built in security features.
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Consumer antivirus is a joke. Use Windows Defender and if you somehow get a virus, reset the computer and try again.
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