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dpm

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Hi, 

 

Apologies if this information is elsewhere but I couldn't find it.

 

I have just purchased a new laptop and don't want to get infected.

 

There is nothing installed on it (in the way of anti virus, malware etc)

 

What would you recommend I install to prevent any possible attacks.. I ask as I know there are some applications that could do more harm than good if I install them.

 

Many thanks in advance.

 

 


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garioch7

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dpm:

 

If you have Windows 10, then you have its Windows Defender, which is considered a very robust and capable anti-virus/anti-malware solution, and getting better all of the time.

 

If you want advice on choosing an anti-virus product, please see this topic over at Bleeping Computer.

 

Good luck and have a great day; and, don't forget about instituting a regular and thorough backup strategy! :)

 

Regards,

-Phil


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Many thanks Phil, appreciate your reply.

 

Have a great weekend!


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dpm:

 

You are most welcome.  You have a great weekend as well.

 

Regards,

-Phil


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