I have spent a lot of time reading about HIPS in the other anti malware forum. Hard to choose. I have spent a lot of time in the other firewall forum. Hard to choose so I maybe just use windows firewall. At least my AV is settled so I dont have to go hunting for a good AV WRONG https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=195676 Maybe I have to go hunting for a new AV. Does this AV exist?: Good detection and removal Light Fast scanning speed Few false positives Good support It can be free or paid, but I prefer free. Dont think I want a suite, just AV. Proactive is most important to me because I can also use different scanners.