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    imuade

    Level 8
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    Is there any big difference between syshardener and hardconfigurator?
    Hard_Configurator is more secure, but SysHardener is easier to use.
    You can read some comparison here:
     

    amico81

    Level 15
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    after reading some posts about immunet and nano antivirus, I'm sure now to stay for longer time with my config.
    Immunet seems still to be buggy and there is no big experience in our forum about nano av.
    After testing the last months, i made a conclusion for my system:

    stable and light: Syshardener + AVG free or Syshardener + Panda AC ( tweaks by @Slyguy )
    thx for all advices and sharing your experience (y):emoji_beer:
     
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    Bill K

    Level 3
    after reading some posts about immunet and nano antivirus, I'm sure now to stay for longer time with my config.
    Immunet seems still to be buggy and there is no big experience in our forum about nano av.
    After testing the last months, i made a conclusion for my system:

    stable and light: Syshardener + AVG free or Syshardener + Panda Dome IS ( tweaks by @Slyguy )
    thx for all advices and sharing your experience (y):emoji_beer:
    Just as a point of clarification, @Slyguy's recommended tweaks are for Panda Dome Advanced.
     
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    amico81

    Level 15
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    On weekend I have spent a bit time and tested some av's :D
    - McAfee Antivirus plus 2019 -> light, but 10 processes and ugly GUI
    - Win Defender with Configuration Tool + Syshardener + OSArmor -> hard FPS drops in games

    Now i'm trying the lightest combo i've found:
    removed: AVG free ( and the nasty hidden Overseer programm)
    added: Webroot Antivirus + Voodooshield free (Autopilot Mode) + Syshardener (default)

    is it ok for you or concerns?
     
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    stefanos

    Level 22
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    On weekend I have spent a bit time and tested some av's :D
    - McAfee Antivirus plus 2019 -> light, but 10 processes and ugly GUI
    - Win Defender with Configuration Tool + Syshardener + OSArmor -> hard FPS drops in games

    Now i'm trying new the lightest combo i've found:
    removed: AVG free ( and the nasty hidden Overseer programm)
    added: Webroot Antivirus + Voodooshield free (Autopilot Mode) + Syshardener (default)

    is it ok for you or concerns?
    I tried it recently this combo. Is perfect. After 2 days you will see how light is this combo. (y)(y)
     

    amico81

    Level 15
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    in the last 3 days I was bored and tested some av's..

    1. Immunet....terrible new version. No chance for a scan without clam av engine....lost connection to the cloud.
    Deinstallation was a horror trip...uninstaller can't stop the processes and no chance to stop it manually
    I must use a backup to restore my system. Never again i will use this unstable product :mad:

    2. Webroot AV....whats going on? I cant believe it....the new version 9.0.26.61 brakes my system..programs are delayed on first run :eek:o_O

    3. Avast free....more and more complex with the old and new interface. and i found a bug. if i turn on "hardened mode agressive" in the old menu,
    it's unchecked in the new menu :unsure: but i like the lightness...maybe i'll come backe later

    4.Zone Alarm free AV....It was not heavy on my system and seems to be strong with their learning firewall. I'm impressed (y)
    But no tweaks for more lightness in the free version...cant find a cheap offer, so i kicked it
    Deinstallation was easy if you read in their forum. you should uncheck "start with windows", then reboot und the rest is fine.

    5. my surprise...the windows defender is light now after a full system scan. I don't know if the exclusions for game folders
    are just exclusions for scans or for realtime protection too??? But actually i like the WD :X3:

    So, my new combo: NVT Syshardener + Voodooshield free + WD (tweaked with ConfigureDefender by @Andy Ful)
     

    blackice

    Level 6
    in the last 3 days I was bored and tested some av's..

    1. Immunet....terrible new version. No chance for a scan without clam av engine....lost connection to the cloud.
    Deinstallation was a horror trip...uninstaller can't stop the processes and no chance to stop it manually
    I must use a backup to restore my system. Never again i will use this unstable product :mad:

    2. Webroot AV....whats going on? I cant believe it....the new version 9.0.26.61 brakes my system..programs are delayed on first run :eek:o_O

    3. Avast free....more and more complex with the old and new interface. and i found a bug. if i turn on "hardened mode agressive" in the old menu,
    it's unchecked in the new menu :unsure: but i like the lightness...maybe i'll come backe later

    4.Zone Alarm free AV....It was not heavy on my system and seems to be strong with their learning firewall. I'm impressed (y)
    But no tweaks for more lightness in the free version...cant find a cheap offer, so i kicked it
    Deinstallation was easy if you read in their forum. you should uncheck "start with windows", then reboot und the rest is fine.

    5. my surprise...the windows defender is light now after a full system scan. I don't know if the exclusions for game folders
    are just exclusions for scans or for realtime protection too??? But actually i like the WD :X3:

    So, my new combo: NVT Syshardener + Voodooshield free + WD (tweaked with ConfigureDefender by @Andy Ful)
    That’s a very solid combo! And very affordable.