Win 7 x64, Which software?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Gasp, Mar 29, 2010.

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  1. Gasp

    Gasp Registered Member

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    I have finally got a new Win 7 64bit PC. I currently have active licences for Norton IS 2010, Prevx, and MBAM. What software would you use which works well in Win7 x64?

    Does sandboxie still have x64 issues?
     
  2. dw426

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    I haven't used NIS 2010 on here , but both Prevx and MBAM work fine. Sandboxie I don't trust on 64, just a personal thing.
     
  3. Kerodo

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    I had Norton 2010 but removed it and found that the new Avast 5 free is much lighter and probably just as effective. Can't say much about the others you mentioned as I have not used them.
     
  4. Yhe1

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    I used Avira on my Win 7 x64 and have no issues.
     
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    I'm running Win7 x64 and use NIS 2010 and Prevx SafeOnline (the Facebook offer). They work fine together. I use MBAM as well, but only "on demand" - can't comment on whether or not the real-time module would get along with the others. Sandboxie has limitations on x64 that the vendor (to his credit) has been willing to talk about. There's a thread here so just do a search if you want the full story. It's important to note that the Patchguard feature of x64 impacts all products which work by patching the kernel in x86 - basically in x64 they can't. Generally vendors are not volunteering how their products are affected/limited. Sandboxie and Prevx are two exceptions.
     
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