People Using Win 10 do you need External Antivirus & Firewall Softwares

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Once this was never a question and everyone has to invest on buying good security software for protection.
The question now is Do we need them now? does a normal home user need these external Softwares?

The Microsoft Defender does a pretty good job for security, antivirus without resource hogging so in current day situation I feel we do not need an external software for protection

How does everyone feel???? grinning grinning

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Not unless you are being very stupid.
The inbuilt Defender is pretty good only if you don’t push it to it’s limits.
I have one desktop and one laptop with no antivirus in either one of them. Using them from past 5 years now. No problems whatsoever.

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no if you dont ⛔ used parated movie software or others thing

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chipi wrote:

Not unless you are being very stupid.
The inbuilt Defender is pretty good only if you don’t push it to it’s limits.
I have one desktop and one laptop with no antivirus in either one of them. Using them from past 5 years now. No problems whatsoever.

touchwood !!

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Windows defender does the job. Scan occasionally with malwarebytes.
I use Kaspersky free security cloud which also does the job.

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That depends on what stuff you use on the machine.

For a Normal/ Smart user, AVs are useless. You’ll only need it if you do stuff your machine doesn’t love to. wink

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If you know what you are doing , then no need of av at all. Firewall will do enough

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newinnov wrote:

If you know what you are doing , then no need of av at all. Firewall will do enough

Completely agree on this. Responsible browsing habits should be made part of the educational curriculum.

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