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SuperAntiSpyware 2 2.70%
MalwareBytes 20 27.03%
Microsoft Security Essentials 25 33.78%
Other 27 36.49%
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Old January 23, 2012, 07:41 PM
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Or maybe MalwareBytes just doesn't scan for tracking cookies like I thought earlier
I wouldn't know as I just use CCleaner to blast all the cookies on my computer weekly

Back to the OP, I use MSE and I'll admit I gave MBAM free another go when I saw this thread. I can't comment on either of their detection rates as I haven't tripped either one of them. I suppose either my computer is always malware-free or infected with a rootkit

On my Windows boxes, I like running MSE as an early-warning system as to whether I should revert to an older drive image. My Linux installs don't use any antivirus, although I assume I'm safe enough with Fedora SELinux / OpenSuse AppArmor as it doesn't even let me do legit things like set up network shares without going nuts on me.
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Old January 26, 2012, 11:32 AM
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MSE for me as well :) With CCleaner
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Old January 30, 2012, 10:36 AM
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I've been using Avira Free for the last few years and I have never had a problem. The only small annoyance is the ad when it updates. Any virus/ malware guru think I should I switch to MSE or something else?
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Old January 30, 2012, 11:15 AM
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one thing that I don't like about superantispyware program is that it does give allot of false positives and if you are like myself a bit impatient then it isn't the software for you lol. malwarebytes is good I also really like hijack this , I like the being able to upload the log file to HijackThis Logfileauswertung and checking it out that way
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Old January 30, 2012, 12:40 PM
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I've been using a combination of avg free/ccleaner for a while now and it seems to be pretty good. What's everyone's opinion on avg?
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Old January 30, 2012, 01:27 PM
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Recently: MSE + BitDefender + ESET Nod32 on various systems in the house. I just buy whatever is on sale.
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Old January 30, 2012, 01:40 PM
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I find MalwareBytes to have a lot of false positives as well. Every time I torrent, I constantly get notification popups.
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Which anti spyware other than Malwarebytes is on demand only, meaning only runs when you want it to. I don't like the ones that install a service or insist on realtime protection. Spybot seems to have gone that way in the last major update, did it not?
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I have a paid subscription to F-Secure. It isn't a performance hog, actually finds things, zero issues.
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Old May 6, 2012, 11:58 AM
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Microsoft Security Essentials is what I use.
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