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Lenny_Linux

Level 8
Verified
Windows Defender with performance of 6 makes absolutely no sense when I know for a fact that avast! is objectively faster and got only 5.5...
When I use AppTimer to see how fast for instance Chrome launches and check WD versus Avast, Windows Defender slows down programs starts 25% less. Windows Defender set on MAX with ConfigureDefender COLD (first startup) launches half a second faster than Avast with FileShield installed. Consequetive startups of Chrome with WD are just below .2 seconds faster than Avast (again with Fileshield only, when I install more Avast free modules, the lag gets worse). Could you post your AppTimer recordings (since you mentioned that you knew for a fact)?

Mileage may vary per PC config, I know
 
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Burrito

Level 23
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Good to see MBAM in there and testing... and slowly improving.

It's the vendors who hide from testing and make excuses... they are more likely to not improve.

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He's not a member anymore since yesterday and the threads he started are now gone. I don't know why and I liked reading his antivirus reviews.
Yeah, this is very unfortunate.

He was personally attacked several times... and I know he didn't like it. And I don't blame him.