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Do I need to add another antivirus program like McAfee if I have window Defender on my lap top computer?

Technician's Assistant: Which McAfee product do you have?

I don’t & heard I should have one. I had Kasparsky & was told by one of your people last year that I didn’t need it if I had Window Defender. Now friends are telling me I do?

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Do I need a antivirus with Window Defenders?

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Tech Support Specialist: Cris, Support Specialist replied 6 months ago
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Hi, thanks for using JustAnswer.com I am Cris and will be glad to assist you.

Do you currently have any antivirus software installed on your PC?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No except for Window defender
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No just want an answer. Last year your people told me I didn’t need one.
Tech Support Specialist: Cris, Support Specialist replied 6 months ago

OK, got it.

Windows Defender is a very basic antivirus software. I usually recommend to clients to have something more robust.

I don't recommend McAfee it ranks low in detection and removal rate. Kapersky is very good antivirus software and so is Eset which can be purchased on Eset.com

Let me know if this answers your question. If you have any further questions let me know as well. Please take a moment to rate my service and submit at the top.

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