Latest Changes
Apr 9, 2019
Operating System
Windows 10
Windows Edition
Pro
System Architecture
64-bit OS
Security Updates
Automatic Updates - All security and feature updates
User Access Control
No Dim Desktop
Firewall
3rd-party Firewall - Network security provided by a trusted vendor
Device Security
Windows Defender SmartScreen (Windows 10)
User Account
Administrator - User has complete control over the device
Recent Security Incidents
No malware or privacy issues
Malware Testing
None - No Malware on host PC or VM
Real-time Web & Malware Protection
Kaspersky Internet security
MalwareBytes
AdGuard
Virus and Malware Removal Tools
TDSSKiller
RogueKiller
Ultra Virus Killer
Emsisoft Emergency Kit
HijackThis
Sysinternals Autorun
Sysinternals Process Explorer (with VT stats)
WinAuth
Browsers and Extensions
Chrome
TrafficLight
Kaspersky
OPSWAT
Silent Site Sound blocker
User-Agent Switcher
Open SEO Stats
Web Privacy
uBlock Origin
uBlock Origin Extra
NanoDefender
Windscribe
AdGuard DNS
System Utilities
CCleaner Portable
Revo Uninstaller
Tweaking.com Windows repair
DNS Jumper
Wireshark
Nmap
Data Backup
Google Drive
Frequency of Data backups
Always-on Sync
System Backup
Windows Default backup
Frequency of System backups
Rarely
Computer Activity
PC Gaming
Online banking
Browsing web and email
Install new programs on a weekly basis
Watch movies and other entertainment content on the Internet
Download files from different sources
Video or photography editing
Computer Specifications
Intel Core i5-4670
AMD Radeon R9 270X
Corsair 16GB DDR3 PC3-12800
Intel SSD 128GB (Windows and Programs)
WD 500GB internal (Media and Gaming files)
Asus N66U (VPN configured for specified devices and bandwidth management)

woomera

Level 6
Verified
I was running with Windows Defender for about 2 years with no issues but about a week ago decided to buy discounted licenses from eBay and switched to KIS and MBAM (even though MBAM once decided to remove my license during their new ownership migration a few years back. they basically stole from me but I was impressed with their detection rate so I decided to give them another chance)
 

harlan4096

Moderator
Staff member
Malware Hunter
Verified
@woomera:
  • MWB 3 Premium with real-time enable is not necessary, and I would keep it for on demands scans.
  • As for "Disk Imaging Backup", You may add Macrium Reflect Free or AOEMI Backupper, both are free and reliably.
  • A PassWord Manager would be welcome also.
Please kindly reflect Your changes editing Your config, and announcing them here, hanks for sharing :giggle:
 

LDogg

Level 28
Verified
My advice:
  • Follow advice in previous posts regard MBAM Premium
  • Remove "Sysinternals Autorun, Sysinternals Process Explorer (with VT stats), WinAuth" from Virus & Malware Tools and place them in the "System Utilities" section
  • Remove Bitdefender TrafficLight & OPSWAT as Kaspersky is more than enough for the job and these two extensions or very much overkill
  • Follow @harlan4096 advice regarding backup
  • You could remove "TDSSKiller, Hijackthis, Ultra Virus Killer" replacing them with ZAM Free 3.0
Hope the advice help you slim down your setup as some section I would regard as overkill, thanks for sharing!

~LDogg
 

JM Safe

From Zemana
Developer
Verified
Hello, it's good you're using Google Drive for data backup but I would also add Macrium Reflect Free or AOMEI Backupper to perform system backups.

Thanks for sharing.
 
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