Advanced Plus Security Moonhorse Windows Config 2023

Last updated
Nov 18, 2023
How it's used?
For home and private use
Operating system
Windows 11
On-device encryption
N/A
Log-in security
    • Basic account password (insecure)
Security updates
Allow security updates and latest features
Update channels
Allow stable updates only
User Access Control
Always notify
Smart App Control
Evaluation mode
Network firewall
Enabled
Real-time security
F secure total security
Firewall security
Microsoft Defender Firewall
About custom security
Default settings
Periodic malware scanners
Norton power eraser
Emsisoft emergency kit
Adwcleaner
Malware sample testing
I do not participate in malware testing
Environment for malware testing
N/A
Browser(s) and extensions
Firefox:
- F-secure extension
- Bitwarden
Secure DNS
Adguard DNS Paid
Desktop VPN
Adguard VPN
Password manager
Bitwarden
Maintenance tools
Revo uninstaller free
Adguard desktop
File and Photo backup
Aomei backupper lifetime
System recovery
Aomei backupper lifetime, google drive, onedrive, 1tb HDD drive
Risk factors
    • Browsing to popular websites
    • Working from home
    • Opening email attachments
    • Buying from online stores, entering banks card details
    • Logging into my bank account
    • Gaming
    • Streaming audio/video content from trusted sites or paid subscriptions
Computer specs
Nvidia geforce 3080
i7 12700
1 tb ssd
16gt ram
Notable changes
avg > avira > F secure > microsoft defender > avg internet security > Avast ultimate > Microsoft Defender > trend micro > F secure > Microsoft defender> AVG > Microsoft defender > trend micro > G DATA > trend micro > f secure
What I'm looking for?

Looking for medium feedback.

Moonhorse

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This is windows config, the other one is linux

Realtime protection:
- Microsoft defender
- Defenderui - recommended profile

Comodo firewall
- Cruelsister settings

Adguard Lifetime: All adguard lists, i dont care about cookies, adblock warning list, nocoin list
DNS : quad9 (dnscrypt in adguard)

Browser: microsoft edge
- Bitwarden
- Emsisoft browser security

Maintenance tools:

- revo uninstaller free
- Privazer
- Aomei backupper lifetime license

On demand scanners:
Norton power eraser
Adwcleaner
 

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- Removed microsoft defender + defenderui + comodo firewall ( cs)
- removed adguard + edge

Clean install

+ installed avast free antivirus ( hardened mode enabled )
+ Firefox + ublock origin

Reason:
Microsoft defender feels bit too heavy, browsing speed is slow due adguard. Avast wont slow my browser down same with the ublock origin
Dont feel like hardening anything else than just avast
 

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Removed avast + bitdefender , two previous setups

New Config:

+ Microsoft defender
+ Defenderui (aggressive profile)

+Microsoft edge
> Bitwarden
> google search engine

Adguard:
- aggressive mode ( everything hardened)
- Kid protection > Block exe. downloads

Filterlists :
+ Adguard filters
+ Nocoin list
+ 1hosts PRO

DNS: ControlD free ( blocking social, malware, goverment, ads , typos, drugs)
 

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New month, new 30 day challenge

- removed MD + DUI
- removed edge

+ added huorong internet security + custom hips/ fw + application rule settings
+ brave browser + adguard annoyance filter on brave adblock
- bitwarden
- emsisoft browser extension

quad9 as DNS over https in browser, + ipv4
 

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Made 27 days with huorong

Replaced huorong is with AVG FREE ANTIVIRUS
- enabled hardened mode + avg free firewall ( afaik avg disables windows firewall but avast does not)

Replaced brave browser with Google chrome
- only extension im using is bitwarden

+ adguard with quad9 dns via dnscrypt

Reason: AVG android web filter works with only google chrome + opera so i decided to change all family devices use google chrome + avg
 

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- removed AVG free antivirus
- removed google chrome


+ Added Avira free antivirus
+ Added firefox with avira browser safety extension, bitwarden & ublock origin


Why? Because of avira free hype, and its being light, even it fails on some youtube tests its enough for average user
 

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- removed AVG free antivirus
- removed google chrome


+ Added Avira free antivirus
+ Added firefox with avira browser safety extension, bitwarden & ublock origin


Why? Because of avira free hype, and its being light, even it fails on some youtube tests its enough for average user
A very interesting configuration. I haven't used the new version of Avira yet. The older version suited me very well.
 

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From which link can I download the latest free version?


From avira site, you have to manually install bloatware from avira itself if youre afraid of that
 

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From avira site, you have to manually install bloatware from avira itself if youre afraid of that
Thanks. I'll check out this version.
 
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Avira consumption.

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From avira site, you have to manually install bloatware from avira itself if youre afraid of that

It's still impossible to uninstall bloatware like Optimizer or Avira VPN ?
 

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I installed AVIRA on a trial basis. I don't intend to use it for more than a week at a time.
It's good to know that they are working on this scanning.
I hope they fix it.
The lightness of the program speaks for itself. I have always loved AVIRA
 

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