Antivir 64bit vs 32bit Effectiveness

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Serapis, Nov 15, 2009.

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  1. Serapis

    Serapis Registered Member

    Nov 15, 2009
    I have recently read that because of Microsoft's KPP, many security firms had to compromise the level of security provided of their 32bit product versions in order to make a 64 bit version of their products. The one that concerns me is AntiVir Free. Can someone please verify whether the 64 bit version is as secure as their 32 bit one. Also did they resort to kernel patching on 32 bit systems to provide protection in the first place?
  2. Fajo

    Fajo Registered Member

    Jun 13, 2008
    Mainly the only thing affected in 64bit is HIPS because of patchguard.
  3. xandros

    xandros Registered Member

    Oct 30, 2006
    i have 2 DVD original of windows 7
    1- windows 7 premium 32bit
    2- windows 7 premium 64bit

    and all of the DVD original i get it from LG company
    any way

    i feel win7 32bit more better for me than win7 64bit

    i never feel that 64bit give me any thing !
  4. Edwin024

    Edwin024 Registered Member

    Nov 14, 2004
    Well, the fact that you have three mb installed says a lot. Only a 64bit system shows more than three and as I have six I use 64bit. Without a problem, by the way.
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