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Oct 29, 2018
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    Occasionally

    harlan4096

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    Malware Hunter
    Stay with Avast Free (Hardened Mode Moderate or Aggressive)... MWBytes for on demand scanning...
     
    Last edited:

    stepseven84

    Level 7
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    I agree, although Malwarebytes premium should replace an AV, I consider it mainly as a scanner, that is just my instinct because I don't have direct experience with the premium version :)