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Vista Security

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by maracles, Feb 1, 2007.

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  1. maracles

    maracles Thread Starter

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    hi,

    With all the new claims of Vista security being very very impressive i'm left wondering if this means that an anti-virus and anti-spyware is still needed.

    On XP i currently run antivir (constantly) and then spybot/adaware (weekly/monthly) and I have had no virus or spyware problems for over a year and a half. Will I still need these programmes with Vista or is the OS security good enough already.
     
  2. JohnWill

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    Yes, both are still required. FWIW, Vista comes with Windows Defender as part of the base installation, however no AV is supplied. I still use AdAware. :)
     
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