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Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security' started by tjemartin, Dec 29, 2010.

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  1. tjemartin

    tjemartin Registered Member

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    Hey all,

    I just downloaded the free trial of ESET Smart Security ver. 4.2.67.10 and deciding to give it a try...

    I've been a Mcafee Total Protection user for the last couple of years. Just have one question, since I have ESET Smart Security is it pointless for me to be running Malwarebytes Anti-Malware at the same time?

    For spyware, Malwarebytes did a far better job detecting spyware than Mcafee did, which is the reason I had it running while I had Mcafee on my system
     
  2. stackz

    stackz Registered Member

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    As long as you don't experience any conflict between the two, I'd keep MBAM running alongside ESS.
     
  3. COSMO26

    COSMO26 Registered Member

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    I've used (Real-time) MBAM with ESS for some time and it always appears in "suggested apps" Forum posts for flushing out problem situations.

    FYI should you consider other apps: I ALSO have SuperAS Pro but I NOW have to let SAS load at Startup and then "Manually Open" MBAM/updates/activate Real-time as my Win XP began locking up at boot-up with all of 'em loading at the same time. I presume that was from an update to one or more as boot freezes with all 3 didn't happen for a long time.
     
  4. Woodgiant

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    Hello tjemartin
    Congratulation with a good choice of security software. But even though that Ess 4 is a good choice, it's always good to have a second opinion; but please notice that running to AV solutions in real-time will probably only leads to incompatibility issues, and frustrations. So if you choose Malwarebytes as your second scanner run that only on demand. :)
    Best Regards
     
  5. trjam

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    tjemartin, that is what I am using. I use ESS for real time amd MBAM for back up. Esets works very well on all my computers. It grabbed a couple of nastys last night while my son was using his laptop, studying,:rolleyes: and they turned out to be real malware. But Eset and MBAM go well together.:)
     
  6. STRYDER

    STRYDER Registered Member

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    I use ESS and MBAM
    I have ESS scheduled to run very Wednesday morning (when im at work)
    and MBAM scheduled to run Sunday nights.

    I have not experienced any conflicts with ESS and MBAM real-time protection thus far.

    ESS and Super AntiSpyware play nice together as well (AFAIK)

    Welcome to the ESET Club!
     
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