Advanced Plus Security Moonhorse Windows Config 2023

Last updated
Jan 27, 2023
Use case
Shared with family
Desktop OS
Windows 11
Device encryption
None
Login unlock
    • Password
OS updates
Automatic updates
User Access Control
Always notify
Smart App Control
Off by choice (cannot be re-enabled)
WiFi network security
Router firewall: ON
Firmware: up-to-date
Malware protection
Avast ultimate
Firewall protection
Other firewall software (3rd-party vendor)
Custom security info
Hard mode enabled (defensive mode)
Periodic scanners
Norton power eraser
Adwcleaner
KVRT
Malware samples
I do not participate in malware testing.
Default browser / extensions
Microsoft edge
- Bitwarden
Secure DNS
Adguard DNS
VPN
Avast Secureline VPN
Password manager
Bitwarden
Security keys
None
Maintenance tools
Revo uninstaller free
Personal backup
Aomei backupper lifetime
Backup frequency
Automatic
Recovery backup
Aomei backupper lifetime, google drive, onedrive, 1tb HDD drive
Recovery plan integrity
Many successful results with my recovery plan
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
Feedback response

Moderate feedback appreciated. If applicable, looking to make some major or minor changes.

amico81

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I did the same with HiBit Uninstaller
Tools/Service Manager
great tip (y) I have done the same with hibit

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Moonhorse

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This is now my windows 11 config as i got new desktop

Realtime protection is F-secure internet security

as browser im using firefox with bitwarden & ublock origin

quad9 as dns

Might purchase OSA later probably,..
 

Moonhorse

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21.10.2022

- Removed F-secure due banking protection messing with payments

+ Reinstalled windows 11
+ Microsoft defender
+ SAC Enabled

From firefox i moved back to microsoft edge

I run defender on defaults , might add netcraft to browser safety
 

Moonhorse

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+ Replaced microsoft defender with avg free, but decided to test if those cheapish kinguin avg internet security keys work ( costs 1,5 eur) and suprirsely it worked....
So im using Avg internet security as my main antivirus

+ Replaced edge with firefox once again
 

Moonhorse

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Updated config to 2023

- SAC off by choice

Continuing with the AVG internet security , interested to go with wisevector later probably as avg/avast arent supported with wisevector currently
 

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Updated config to 2023

- SAC off by choice

Continuing with the AVG internet security , interested to go with wisevector later probably as avg/avast arent supported with wisevector currently
I would wait with WiseVector till the developer show up again here at MT.
Not seen in this new year, the website is very slow and the last new version was WiseVector StopX V3.07 from June 3, 2022.
 

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Second update of 2023

- Removed AVG internet security

CLEAN INSTALL

+ Added avast ultimate ( hard mode enabled, strict ransomware protection)
+ Avast secureline VPN

+ KVRT as second opinion scanner thanks to cruelsister

So i bought cheap 13$ , 3 year , 10 device license & Covered All family devices with avast ultimate
 

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Any reason to replace AVG isn't AVG and Avast basically the same or is it just because you got a better deal on Avast.

Just wondering was AVG/Avast like resource wise I see you used F-secure is as light as that.

Just got better deal on avast than avg

Im running high end gaming pc so i dont really see any difference between AVAST/AVG/F-secure unless i check process explorer , but on old family laptop i have f secure running and for sure its lighter than avast/avg
 

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