Windows 8 Antivirus


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Which antivirus you are using on your windows 8? I was tried to install avast free edition but it doesn't work on windows 8. Please advice me.



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Oh, Thanks for the link :)


Senior Member
I'm using AVG AV 2013 quite effectively.

I am using Avast! Free.

Strongly recommend using Windows Defender which comes natively w/ Windows 8 and is ON, by default. No real need to install a 3rd Party program or security software. It is, already, in the OS & saves having to install anything or something else, instead.


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Joe S

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I think Defender has to improve a lot. It does not fare well against other AV products in tests. As Windows 8 becomes more widely used it's going to be a constant big target for hackers like Flash and Java.

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