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Best AntiVirus and Why?


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I haven't used anything other than Windows Defender in a while.
Don't go to shady sites, don't download shady things, and DEFINITELY don't run shady .exes.

For the average person, it'd seem like a huge waste of money to pay for an Antivirus. (When all they really do on their PC is check their email or watch YouTube.)

If you're (for some odd reason) being targeted, can't stay away from The Forbidden Shore, or have kids who might not be up to speed on the dangers of the internet, then sure get some extra protection.
Otherwise it's a waste of resources (and money).

But I should also mention I've always had really low end specs, and I've been pretty tech-savvy, so having an extra AV hasn't made much sense for me.